WikiWirral 13yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Stats
12251 Members
65 Forums
72897 Topics
982666 Posts
57 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
115 registered (alan128, 17 invisible), 1459 Guests and 274 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Incident at Westminster 1477
boom 1469
Martin Mcguinness dies 733
Council tax bill for this year 2017 512
File too large 493
Offset number plates 489
Port Sunlight 331
William Bernard's building, Birkenhead 268
What does this all mean? 235
black contiboard locally? 226
New General Forums
hi
by norma67
Yesterday at 07:42 PM
Clocks go Forward
by Mark
25th Mar 2017 3:01pm
Mannequin Challenge AKA MRI Scan
by fish5133
24th Mar 2017 11:20am
Surely the most honest add.....
by buddy
20th Mar 2017 5:43pm
New Wirral History
William Bernard's building, Birkenhead
by yoller
20th Mar 2017 4:27pm
1882 Plan of the borough of Birkenhead and Wards
by Dave_Wood
19th Mar 2017 11:57am
New Brighton Coop
by Mike_White
9th Mar 2017 12:48pm
Tranmere High School for Girls 1882 Chesnut Grove
by sarah708
6th Mar 2017 8:23pm
Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead
by MoretonExpat
6th Mar 2017 8:04am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Birkenhead Transport Museum 24th Feb 2017
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Topic Replies
Snowhite's Bird Rescue
by diggingdeeper
12:34 AM
boom
by diggingdeeper
12:16 AM
33 lions
by granny
12:03 AM
hi
by rocks
11:51 PM
KEYS found
by rocks
11:48 PM
Incident at Westminster
by diggingdeeper
11:43 PM
What song are you listening to?
by snowshoes
07:21 PM
boxed 10 inch tablet for sale
by stumpyduck
07:12 PM
New Brighton Coop
by Raven61
05:12 PM
March
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 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Planet Earth Tonight
by Excoriator
Yesterday at 10:31 AM
Lee and Cragg Quarries - Bacup
by Mark
23rd Mar 2017 7:43am
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#705570 - 28th Jun 2012 3:41pm Wirral Flooded
Mark Online   Reading


Wiki Master

Registered: 9th Nov 2003
Posts: 21028
Loc: Wirral
Wallasey Tunnel. approach.


Attachments: Viewing Permissions May Apply. Click Me
wiki2012-06-28 15.23.22.jpg


_________________________
My Avatar images are all from the Wirral Gallery.Click Me
Wow Wirral History is coming along Great! Wirral History

we get +200 new members a month now smile

Top
Wirral Info : Advertising
Click me for more Information......


Looking for a Service / Tradesman? Look in our Local Business Directory. Click Me
#705574 - 28th Jun 2012 3:52pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Mark]
ludwigvan Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 6th Jan 2010
Posts: 1129
Loc: Middle Earth

Nice photo Mark,Thanks for the info.

Top
#705644 - 28th Jun 2012 10:10pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Mark]
specialboy Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 20th Feb 2012
Posts: 34
Loc: tranmere
I was in Liverpool at this time and the sun was shining and not a sign of rain, I came back through the Birkenhead tunnel at 4ish and it was dry as a bone.

Top
#705655 - 28th Jun 2012 11:08pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Mark]
nidgynoo Offline
Addict

Registered: 28th Feb 2011
Posts: 294
Loc: wallasey
More or less every grid backed up on Seabank Rd,At least my flat survived this time unlike the time we had flash floods in August last year..had a non return valve fitted courtesy of the Government
:))

Top
#705671 - 29th Jun 2012 12:10am Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Mark]
Greenwood Online   content
Smartchild

Registered: 20th May 2011
Posts: 601
Loc: Greasby
These showers have been so localised - I was in Liverpool and there was hardly any rain when I was there, but it had been really heavy in Wirral. That stretch of the tunnel approach is prone to flood - that's the worst I've seen it though. I wonder why they haven't put in some sort of extra drainage. Suppose it's one of those places where there's nowhere for the water to go!

Top
#705695 - 29th Jun 2012 10:55am Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Mark]
j_demo Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 4th Nov 2011
Posts: 1866
Loc: Wallasey/New Brighton
in that pic is that a 4X4 in front of the white corsa that's also avoiding the 'puddle' ???

why buy a 4X4 if you don't want to drive through a puddle.

Top
#705696 - 29th Jun 2012 11:00am Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: j_demo]
starakita Online   content

Forum Master

Registered: 1st Oct 2009
Posts: 2228
Loc: between heaven & hell
I was in Ellesmere Port & it was fine,there didnt seem to be any sign of rain but my dog was wet she has got a kennel but she obviously didnt use it.
_________________________
no1s gonna keep me from u

Top
#705813 - 30th Jun 2012 12:13am Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Mark]
SilentReader Offline
Addict

Registered: 27th Nov 2008
Posts: 238
Loc: Wallasey
One would assume at the point of taking this photo you had already come to a complete stop turned off your engine and removed the keys from the ignition ?, other wise this could be classed as a road traffic offence would it not ?.

While it was a nice traffic report, I think other road users safety by you maintaining 100% control of your motor car is more important.

People may find my comment harsh and unfair but if it had caused a crash and someone was hurt by this mindless act what would you be saying then ?.

______________________________________________
Think Road Safety smile


Edited by SilentReader (30th Jun 2012 12:15am)

Top
#705839 - 30th Jun 2012 10:45am Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: SilentReader]
Duxdeluxe Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 11th Jun 2011
Posts: 46
Loc: New Brighton
Originally Posted By: SilentReader
One would assume at the point of taking this photo you had already come to a complete stop turned off your engine and removed the keys from the ignition ?, other wise this could be classed as a road traffic offence would it not ?.

While it was a nice traffic report, I think other road users safety by you maintaining 100% control of your motor car is more important.

People may find my comment harsh and unfair but if it had caused a crash and someone was hurt by this mindless act what would you be saying then ?.

______________________________________________
Think Road Safety smile


I notice from the time of the posting it is just after midnight so I assume you had had one or two sherbets, because its obvious to everyone else that the photo is taken by some one on the back seat leaning over (yeah right)

Top
#705842 - 30th Jun 2012 11:03am Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: j_demo]
Sanchez Offline

Wiki Veteran

Registered: 17th Dec 2003
Posts: 8019
Loc: my house
Originally Posted By: jawide
in that pic is that a 4X4 in front of the white corsa that's also avoiding the 'puddle' ???

why buy a 4X4 if you don't want to drive through a puddle.


Always baffled me that, I would be hoofing it through the puddle as its fun.
_________________________
Uncertainty or not knowing causes depression, Im happy because I know I'm going to die one day!

Top
#705849 - 30th Jun 2012 12:19pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Sanchez]
TheDr Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 23rd Feb 2010
Posts: 2631
Loc: Wirral
Originally Posted By: Sanchez
Originally Posted By: jawide
in that pic is that a 4X4 in front of the white corsa that's also avoiding the 'puddle' ???

why buy a 4X4 if you don't want to drive through a puddle.


Always baffled me that, I would be hoofing it through the puddle as its fun.


I agree, although it doesn't always work out as well as you hope.

And yes I know this isn't a 4x4 but it's still funny.


Top
#705853 - 30th Jun 2012 1:08pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Sanchez]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 15988
Loc: New Brighton
Originally Posted By: Sanchez
Originally Posted By: jawide
in that pic is that a 4X4 in front of the white corsa that's also avoiding the 'puddle' ???

why buy a 4X4 if you don't want to drive through a puddle.


Always baffled me that, I would be hoofing it through the puddle as its fun.


Not so fun if you aquaplaned which may I add you would do if driving at speed.

The 4x4 is avoiding the puddle for safety, driving through puddles especially that big is very dangerous.
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#705869 - 30th Jun 2012 3:20pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: Mark]
Sanchez Offline

Wiki Veteran

Registered: 17th Dec 2003
Posts: 8019
Loc: my house
Bollox to safety, I want to live!
_________________________
Uncertainty or not knowing causes depression, Im happy because I know I'm going to die one day!

Top
#705880 - 30th Jun 2012 5:02pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: SilentReader]
mark1970 Offline
Member

Registered: 26th Jun 2009
Posts: 95
Loc: wallasey
What difference would it make whether the keys were out of the ignition or not? A stationary car is as safe as a babies cradle even with the engine running.
Originally Posted By: SilentReader
One would assume at the point of taking this photo you had already come to a complete stop turned off your engine and removed the keys from the ignition ?, other wise this could be classed as a road traffic offence would it not ?.

While it was a nice traffic report, I think other road users safety by you maintaining 100% control of your motor car is more important.

People may find my comment harsh and unfair but if it had caused a crash and someone was hurt by this mindless act what would you be saying then ?.

______________________________________________
Think Road Safety smile

Top
#705931 - 30th Jun 2012 10:53pm Re: Wirral Flooded [Re: SilentReader]
Robert86 Offline
Member

Registered: 21st Nov 2011
Posts: 49
Loc: Upton
Lets hope he didn't read this post while driving. He'd have fallen asleep at the wheel!

Originally Posted By: SilentReader
One would assume at the point of taking this photo you had already come to a complete stop turned off your engine and removed the keys from the ignition ?, other wise this could be classed as a road traffic offence would it not ?.

While it was a nice traffic report, I think other road users safety by you maintaining 100% control of your motor car is more important.

People may find my comment harsh and unfair but if it had caused a crash and someone was hurt by this mindless act what would you be saying then ?.

______________________________________________
Think Road Safety smile

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
KEYS found
by rocks
11:48 PM
hi
by norma67
07:42 PM
Huge Gas Explosion in New Ferry Sat 25/03/17
by Dogwalker59
10:36 AM
Snowhite's Bird Rescue
by diggingdeeper
02:44 AM
boom
by diggingdeeper
25th Mar 2017 9:39pm
For Sale & Free
boxed 10 inch tablet for sale
by stumpyduck
07:12 PM
various fly reels and boxes of fly's
by brady
25th Mar 2017 10:48am
Challenge extreme angle grinder used once
by brady
25th Mar 2017 10:43am
White Hyundai I30, 2011 plate For sale, 1.4 petrol
by goodoldphil
24th Mar 2017 6:24pm
I am having a clear out!
by TheComputerLab
24th Mar 2017 4:01pm
Featured Member
Registered: 7th Sep 2015
Posts: 77
Newest Members
norma67, shelleyc1990, Chippy, Onetoughcookie, Monkeyboyliam121
12251 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
lillypad (70), Tait1969 (48)
New Wirral Info
Planet Earth Tonight
by granny
25th Mar 2017 11:50am
Reclaimed floorboards needed.
by Gold_Moon
25th Mar 2017 10:45am
Has Talktalk been hacked yet again?
by Habdab
24th Mar 2017 10:25am
What does this all mean?
by venice
22nd Mar 2017 12:20pm
black contiboard locally?
by fish5133
21st Mar 2017 9:30pm
News : New Topics
KEYS found
by rocks
11:48 PM
Another Terrorist Attack ? -London Islington
by fish5133
03:03 PM
Huge Gas Explosion in New Ferry Sat 25/03/17
by Dogwalker59
10:36 AM
boom
by diggingdeeper
25th Mar 2017 9:39pm
Incident at Westminster
by granny
22nd Mar 2017 3:40pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Snowhite's Bird Rescue
by diggingdeeper
02:44 AM
Offset number plates
by venice
23rd Mar 2017 1:24am
File too large
by Dilly
20th Mar 2017 10:41am
ford focus 1.6 t reg rattling
by Little_B
19th Mar 2017 11:02pm
Alloys refurb and colour change. The Wheel Deal.
by TheComputerLab
18th Mar 2017 9:17am
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Huge Gas Explosion in New Ferry Sat 25/03/17 104
Another Terrorist Attack ? -London Islington 52
hi 17
KEYS found 13
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Mon 6:55am
Sunset Mon 7:39pm
Local Time Mon 9:33am
WikiWirral Can . . . .