Tag Archives: Save our Heritage

A History of St. Andrew’s Scottish Presbyterian Church Rodney St., Liverpool – Ebook

On the south perimeter wall, facing Maryland St, the modern graffiti poetically declares; ‘Happiness is a journey not a destination’ I don’t know the motivation of the writer but the phrase does somehow feel appropriate to the church it ‘adorns’. … Continue reading

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The Main Bridewell and Dale St shops site

The Main Bridewell, and the ‘Dale St shops site’ Liverpool It is not every day that we can celebrate the preservation, restoration, and rebirth of an iconic and historic Liverpool building. This was indeed the case though following some superb … Continue reading

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Wellington Rooms, a place for dance and laughter

Another of Liverpool’s empty buildings that creates much discussion and debate, and one that holds many memories for many people. How fantastic would it be to see this gem alive once again with the sounds of laughter and music. What … Continue reading

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‘To Demolish or not to Demolish that is the Question’

Heaps Mill – Liverpool I wonder what Joseph Heap (1762-1833) himself would have thought about the current debate on saving his early-mid-C19 warehouse? I’m sure he would firstly be amazed that it has survived so many years including changes of … 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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Jewel on the Hill

The Jewel on the Hill project involves the restoration of the former Everton Library in St Domingo Road, Liverpool, and its sensitive conversion into an international creation centre, working with the local community and beyond. Great to see this gem being … Continue reading

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