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#637436 - 14th Dec 2011 4:00pm Borough Road, Seacombe
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Bank of Liverpool in Victoria Road, Seacombe. This road later was to become Borough Road. I think the Bank of Liverpool was taken over by Martins Bank. Didn't it recently become a bar


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#637444 - 14th Dec 2011 4:08pm Re: Borough Road, Seacombe [Re: pablo42]
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It's sad how depressing this road, and Seacombe in general, have become. Years ago it used to be a busy shopping area. King Street and Brighton Street too I think. Well before my time but that's what my Nan said. Now it's mostly just boarded up shops with the odd Bookmaker, Off Licence and Chip inbetween.

Great pictures as usual though, Pablo.

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#637451 - 14th Dec 2011 4:18pm Re: Borough Road, Seacombe [Re: pablo42]
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My nan used to call this area "the village". I could never understand why?? Apparantly, yes it used to be thriving.
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#637458 - 14th Dec 2011 4:23pm Re: Borough Road, Seacombe [Re: pablo42]
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It wasn't that long ago neither. I remember that area in the sixties and it was busy. Hard to imagine now though

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#637563 - 14th Dec 2011 7:37pm Re: Borough Road, Seacombe [Re: pablo42]
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In the 80s the bank was a Barclays it then became a Pub called The Sandbank of which it still is Today. my Parents also called Borough Rd the village.

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