Category Archives: 1900 – 1949

The Picton – a cautionary rhyme

The PICTON. A Cautionary Rhyme by Maud Budden You can’t make a noise in the Picton, They won’t stand a clatter or brawl. You must ask for your books With intelligent looks Or you won’t get a volume at all. … Continue reading

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Reece’s Ballroom, Parker Street, Liverpool

Local developers Jamworks are currently in the process of transforming the former Reeces Ballroom at 11 – 17 Parker Street, near to Clayton Square Shopping Centre, into 19 one-bedroom flats and 72 studios. The ground floor is currently Superdrug. Previous plans in … Continue reading

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Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse

Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse – Built 1897 -1901 Whether viewed from the distant St Georges Hill in Everton or from the bascule bridge in its shadow, the Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse is a structure of imposing and bewildering mass. ‘If … Continue reading

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The Arcade, Lord Street – 1901

The Arcade Lord Street Liverpool 1901 – Walter Aubrey Thomas                   This stunning listed building survived The Blitz to remain standing on Lord St, although now much changed. It currently has a … Continue reading

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Save The Futurist

‘Opened on 16th September 1912 the ‘Lime Street Picture House’ was a very upmarket city centre cinema and was considered……………’ If you are passionate about Liverpool’s heritage and want to read about and support a brilliant campaign then please visit … Continue reading

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