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Roads Of Wirral Pre-M53 #826641
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Can anyone offer any maps or suggest links that would detail Wirral roads, before the M53? Thanks in hope, Erainn

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Re: Roads Of Wirral Pre-M53 [Re: Erainn] #826656
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this is quite useful

http://maps.cheshire.gov.uk/tithemaps/

you can search on the area you want and it gives ariel views and matches old maps to new

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inflatablebone thank you very much, that's a great help smile

Re: Roads Of Wirral Pre-M53 [Re: Erainn] #826672
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Maybe a bit too early for what you want

map

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Derek, it does offer really helpful info, and I can make good use of it, do you know of any maps that maybe of a later date? Erainn

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Try the Cheshire maps for the period you want.
Move the coordinates by changing a number (change last 3 or 4 numbers on the end if it is 100 make it 200 or 300) to move up or down or left to right etc

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Derek, cheers for that smile Erainn

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Originally Posted by derekdwc
Maybe a bit too early for what you want

map


Thanks from me too Derek. I've been looking for something like this for a while.

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This one's useful. Unfortunately, despite the fact that it's entitled "Wirral", it only covers down to Parkgate/Hooton.

Attached Files

Carpe diem.
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Great suggestion Chris, many thanks, Erainn

Re: Roads Of Wirral Pre-M53 [Re: Erainn] #827091
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I have a Geographia "Cyclists and Ramblers" map of Wirral at 1.5 inches to the mile. Date is around 1950 at a guess. The map covers Wirral, Liverpool from Kirkdale to Speke and North Wales covering Bagilt, Mold and to Eccleston south of Chester.

I have an A3 scanner and that will cope with the Wirral part. However, it is a pain in the posterior to set up the A3 scanner. I can maybe do Wirral in two parts using the A4 scanner.

Are you looking for any particular areas of WIrral??

However, I am shortly "off to the USA" and have so many other things to do that such scans will need to be delayed until I return 2nd week in October. REMIND ME THEN

Cheers Snod


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Hi Snod, that is very kind and thoughtful, greatly appreciate your generous offer...however, there's no need to inconvenience yourself. If at some future date you have time then a copy of Wirral map would be great. As I say though not worthy of any hassle smile Erainn

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I have done a quick scan on an A4 scanner. The files are loaded onto my Google Drive so if you PM me an Email address I can link you to them. The individual files are each a couple of MB so detail is good.

There are half a dozen files covering the Wirral and a bit beyond. Clever people (like Mark) can patch together such individual files so that all the maps align on one file. Beyond me to do that.

Cheers Snod


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I am not sure whether this will work - but the Google Drive link to the maps is (I think)

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B5luOCc3gfEuTVR3RmpHeTVnbkU&usp=sharing

Being a duffer at such things this may not work.
The alternative is to just wait until some kind soul re-complies all the individual files back into one

Cheers Snod


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Interestingly the M53 is one of the few motorways that didn't follow or 'upgrade' an existing road, like the A1/M1, A6/M6, A56/M56 etc. - there was no road running down the centre of Wirral in the same orientation as the M53.....

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