WikiWirral is where great friendships are made.
Forum Stats
12329 Members
65 Forums
73257 Topics
989217 Posts
61 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
66 registered (alan128, 11 invisible), 1337 Guests and 326 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Finsbury Park mosque. 1240
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens 324
Washing machine 255
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed 195
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats. 146
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats. 145
Benefit Cap is Unlawful 120
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day 113
Ant and Dec 105
VW t4 fixed side window replacement 101
New General Forums
Deja Vu, Lightning Strikes Thrice, Groundhog Day
by fish5133
22nd Jun 2017 7:38pm
Ant and Dec
by cools
18th Jun 2017 2:11pm
Another Scam
by Excoriator
18th Jun 2017 10:00am
Happy birthday Ste
by Dilly
12th Jun 2017 7:54am
New Wirral History
Round the Wirral with a movie camera[1934]
by snowhite
16th Jun 2017 2:03pm
Bascule Bridge
by Sufee
6th Jun 2017 9:09pm
Pathe news short - merseytunnel 1934
by oldpm01
5th Jun 2017 1:57pm
1878 Post Office Directory of Cheshire query
by derekdwc
1st Jun 2017 10:41pm
Bakery at 275 Poulton Road 1925 onwards
by JAFitz
30th May 2017 8:59pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
wirral from Liverpool big wheel
New Brighton Big Wheel
Topic Replies
Sailing volunteers
by dogsbrain
10 minutes 24 seconds ago
Finsbury Park mosque.
by Beethoven
Today at 11:03 AM
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
Yesterday at 11:27 PM
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by lincle
Yesterday at 12:03 PM
60 KG Weights set & exercise bars FOR SALE 40 !!
by GaryFromWirral
Yesterday at 10:25 AM
What song are you listening to?
by snowhite
23rd Jun 2017 11:37pm
Where In The Wirral Is It??
by Mark
23rd Jun 2017 1:25pm
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by lansyp
23rd Jun 2017 10:22am
Unilever's Power Stations
by Jimbo620
23rd Jun 2017 8:18am
June
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by diggingdeeper
18th Jun 2017 11:41am
Sefton Park
by diggingdeeper
17th Jun 2017 7:28pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#434095 - 26th Sep 2010 12:41am Bit of mid 80s history wanted.
chev_chelios Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 30th Jul 2009
Posts: 5948
Loc: the village of wallasey
Anyone got pics of the cement/concrete factory in the dips on the prom. My m8 thinks im winding him up. Ta.

Top
Google Ads
#434115 - 26th Sep 2010 6:13am Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: chev_chelios]
bert1 Offline

Wiki Veteran

Registered: 27th Nov 2008
Posts: 7921
Loc: tranmere
If your meaning a cement manufacturing site/factory where raw materials are brought in from a quarry and processed and bagged, etc, etc. The size of such a place would be memorable, can't say i remember anything like that, thats not saying it didn't exist. Could it be you are thinking more on the lines of a Ready Mix type of place where they mix the concrete and deliver to site. Also if any construction work was going on in the area at that time, it wasn't unusual for the builders to set up their own temporary concrete mixing site.
_________________________
God help us,
Come yourself,
Don't send Jesus,
This is no place for children.


Bertieone.

Top
#434119 - 26th Sep 2010 7:47am Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: chev_chelios]
Tatey Online   Reading
Forum Addict

Registered: 14th Apr 2009
Posts: 1413
Loc: New Brighton
Originally Posted By: stephen1972
Anyone got pics of the cement/concrete factory in the dips on the prom. My m8 thinks im winding him up. Ta.


Never ever saw one!

Top
#434152 - 26th Sep 2010 10:46am Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: Tatey]
chev_chelios Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 30th Jul 2009
Posts: 5948
Loc: the village of wallasey
It was when they did the breakwater. It was the dip where the tunnel is.

Top
#434160 - 26th Sep 2010 11:10am Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: chev_chelios]
davew3 Offline
Forum Guide

Registered: 16th Jun 2009
Posts: 1024
Loc: Wirral
I remember it but I thought it was where they made those weird concrete things that they used on the enbankment at Moreton to slow the speed of the incoming tide down,to save damage and stop the tide picking up the sand and dumping it elsewhere as those groynes do

Top
#434163 - 26th Sep 2010 11:21am Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: davew3]
chev_chelios Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 30th Jul 2009
Posts: 5948
Loc: the village of wallasey
Yeah it was there that they made the wierd things and then transported them to the beach.


Attachments: Viewing Permissions May Apply. Click Me
2668343642_254ecf590c.jpg



Top
#434167 - 26th Sep 2010 11:35am Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: chev_chelios]
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Jul 2008
Posts: 10277
Loc: Birkenhead
I have seen pictures of it, so worth looking - they are around somewhere.
_________________________
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. Socrates

Top
#434299 - 26th Sep 2010 9:59pm Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: diggingdeeper]
MrG65 Offline
Member

Registered: 2nd Feb 2010
Posts: 56
Loc: Here
That was in the dip adjacent to the subway to the foreshore. The Contractor was Alfred McAlpine. They were definitely there in Summer 1985. Might have an old picture in a drawer somewhere...........

The precast concrete units in the picture were/are called Reef Blocks (there were type I and II to achieve interlock). The other type of precast unit (like the ones up against the wall by the subway, and at Harrison Drive, and lining Leasowe Bay slipway edges, and at various other locations around Wirral, were/are called Diode Units (again, two types were made).

Top
#434304 - 26th Sep 2010 10:08pm Re: Bit of mid 80s history wanted. [Re: MrG65]
chev_chelios Offline
Wiki Guide

Registered: 30th Jul 2009
Posts: 5948
Loc: the village of wallasey
Ta! I knew it was there.

Top

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
23rd Jun 2017 9:38am
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
22nd Jun 2017 7:37pm
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by Mike72
22nd Jun 2017 8:00am
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed
by Martin1943
20th Jun 2017 8:06pm
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
20th Jun 2017 8:32am
For Sale & Free
Washing machine
by GingerTom
20th Jun 2017 9:05pm
22" full 1080p hd and freeview tv
by monsterz4
20th Jun 2017 8:50pm
Apple TV box the 1gen
by monsterz4
20th Jun 2017 8:48pm
42 lf smart tv
by stumpyduck
20th Jun 2017 8:15pm
Wanted roof box
by monsterz4
19th Jun 2017 10:32am
Featured Member
Registered: 20th Aug 2011
Posts: 194
Newest Members
DaveAitch, Fairz87, mikerobbo84, Robbo1960, Gwhiz03
12329 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
woofie (55)
New Wirral Info
Shotwick - Old And New (Hall and Solar Farm)
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:19pm
Sefton Park
by diggingdeeper
15th Jun 2017 10:02pm
Property Law
by lau2908
14th Jun 2017 8:04pm
van driver needed
by futurepast
14th Jun 2017 7:34pm
Sailing volunteers
by dogsbrain
14th Jun 2017 4:31pm
News : New Topics
Bexit Offer for EU Citizens
by granny
23rd Jun 2017 9:38am
Benefit Cap is Unlawful
by RUDEBOX
22nd Jun 2017 7:37pm
Finsbury Park mosque.
by Beethoven
19th Jun 2017 11:42am
Grenfell Tower - Notting Hill
by diggingdeeper
14th Jun 2017 5:13am
Manchester airport
by Dilly
9th Jun 2017 6:01pm
New Enthusiast Forums
VW t4 fixed side window replacement
by Mike72
22nd Jun 2017 8:00am
Range Rover P38A Air Suspension Help Needed
by Martin1943
20th Jun 2017 8:06pm
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
20th Jun 2017 8:32am
Loving Home Wanted For 3 Cats.
by DavidC
18th Jun 2017 6:02pm
Code reader
by madrob
16th Jun 2017 9:09am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sun 4:44am
Sunset Sun 9:45pm
Local Time Sun 1:22pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .