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Re: what could revive Birkenhead town centre? [Re: Elizabeth] #773713
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Abbot raises a huge point by saying the roads are like a patchwork quilt.
This is so true, I am sick of dodging potholes or uneven parts of the roads.

It wouldn't take much to resurface the roads and it would help make the area nicer to look at.

I have noticed a vast amount of buildings in the Laird street area have now been demolished, there's just a few large spaces there now.

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Last time I was in Birkenhead town centre was about 2 years ago, last week I took my car into Ford M53 and went for a walk along the A41 to Woodside ferry then back along the river back to the garage the surprise was the parking charges 50p for half an hour, 1 an hour, in the middle of St Marys trading estate that is beyond belief, today I went to the new M&S at Cheshire Oaks, it's massive and it's free parking, the local politicians are killing their own town centres in pure ineptness and greed, the death of Birkenhead is closer than you think, Peel's waters on this side of the river I believe is just that.

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A Bulldozer knocking the place down and then a massive building programe of new house ,shops, ...

Re: what could revive Birkenhead town centre? [Re: Elizabeth] #777780
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I went to Birkenhead yesterday. I still go fairly regularly. The parking in the multi story was 1 for the first hour then 2 if you are any longer which I think is reasonable. The market is still great for meat and fish. Its a bit grotty with many discount and junk shops but thats a sign of the times sadly. Its still a dam site better than Liscard.

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