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Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral #703240
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Just wondered if anyone could recommend any tool shops/hardware stores that still operate in Wirral.

I remember places like Mills Tools and Fawcetts in Liscard, the sort of place where you can go in and buy things like a single drill bit or a few nuts and bolts which aren't prepacked and sold at extortionate prices?

Anyone recommend such a place? preferably in Wallasey area but anywhere in Wirral would do.

Thanks

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Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #703244
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check out new ferry tools on new ferry road bit like an alladins cave but you find allsorts in there

http://www.yell.com/b/New+Ferry+Tools-Tool+Suppliers+and+Services-Wirral-CH621BJ-1237546/index.html

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Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #703261
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Flying Dutchman, seabank road

Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: Garygadge] #703266
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if you want stuff like that then bestco on old gorsey lane

Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: mrhanky] #703281
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A J Howells , Rake lane Wallasey

Huws Gray,the old Ault Brothers, Breck Rd. not trade only.

Leasowe Paints? corner of Leasowe Rd/ Moorlands Rd

Screwfix and Toolstation, New Chester Rd, Birkenhead.

As far as traditional goes, A J Howells and Leasowe Paints are the nearest.


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Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #703291
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Bestco very helpful good value, A J Howells but very expensive

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Toolstation New Chester Road is good for bits and bobs,pretty cheap free catalogue

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Thanks for the suggestions, will check out Howells and Bestco as they are nearest to me. (Never heard of Bestco before and I know but had forgotten about Howells)

Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #703304
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Hi, Try Howells on Rake Lane near Strouds Corner. Or, the Flying Dutchman cool on Seabank Road, both in the Wallasey area.

Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: saltytom] #703402
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Originally Posted by saltytom
Bestco very helpful good value, A J Howells but very expensive



Not sure I agree to be honest, was by Gorsey Lane so called in to Bestco to buy a 9.5mm drill bit (4.13)

Thought it was a bit pricey so looked in at Howells and it was 2.20 there (fatal continuing to look once you have bought something - always find it cheaper somewhere else).

Could be a one off of course but think I will try Howells first next time.

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Originally Posted by Brown_Horrocks
Originally Posted by saltytom
Bestco very helpful good value, A J Howells but very expensive



Not sure I agree to be honest, was by Gorsey Lane so called in to Bestco to buy a 9.5mm drill bit (4.13)

Thought it was a bit pricey so looked in at Howells and it was 2.20 there (fatal continuing to look once you have bought something - always find it cheaper somewhere else).

Could be a one off of course but think I will try Howells first next time.


but the one from bestco will be a decent one, not made of chocolate wink

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but the one from bestco will be a decent one, not made of chocolate wink [/quote]


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Originally Posted by mrhanky
Originally Posted by Brown_Horrocks
Originally Posted by saltytom
Bestco very helpful good value, A J Howells but very expensive



Not sure I agree to be honest, was by Gorsey Lane so called in to Bestco to buy a 9.5mm drill bit (4.13)

Thought it was a bit pricey so looked in at Howells and it was 2.20 there (fatal continuing to look once you have bought something - always find it cheaper somewhere else).

Could be a one off of course but think I will try Howells first next time.


but the one from bestco will be a decent one, not made of chocolate wink



Point taken

Re: Any 'traditional' tool/hardware shops in Wirral [Re: Brown_Horrocks] #703866
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New Ferry tools is the place to go. Good quality and price


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