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    There is a guy who attends various fairs who does...

    There is a guy who attends various fairs who does lists of your street. We had one sent to us from a friend.Ken Rogers at the Echo will know
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    I know it is the land value rather than the...

    I know it is the land value rather than the bricks and mortar which rises in value.
    The point is nobody GAVE them anything. They bought the freehold on the land it was something like five pounds a...
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    How about wiring the rod and statue to an...

    How about wiring the rod and statue to an electricity supply and giving the birds a little shock-nothing too harsh just enough to move them on.
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    Are there two stop lines?

    Are there two stop lines?
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    In the sixties we were offered a corporation...

    In the sixties we were offered a corporation house in Macketts Lane or Cantril Farm because of Slum Clearance in Liverpool 5. My parents went and had a look and decided they didn't want to live in...
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    or just bedrock

    or just bedrock
  7. Very interesting and what colour is your...

    Very interesting and what colour is your anorak:rolleyes:

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    Great model of the station,you nearly had to walk...
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    Some of my family ex-Liverpudlians living down...

    Some of my family ex-Liverpudlians living down south rented apartments down Mossley Hill while their boys went to the Liverpool FC Academy and paid a huge amount in one of the gated complexes....
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    As you know Quarry was at the end of our road and...

    As you know Quarry was at the end of our road and three of my children went to school there. Attended lots of parent evenings in that school. Bet you went to Chris's chippy down Mossley Hill Rd. and...
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    Perhaps if there was a penalty rate imposed on...

    Perhaps if there was a penalty rate imposed on buildings left to rot in the hope of getting a demolition permit things might look a little different. There should be time limit on leaving buildings...
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    Looks a bit wintery there at the moment

    Looks a bit wintery there at the moment
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    Our old home territory too,visiting the shops on...

    Our old home territory too,visiting the shops on Booker Ave just for a change then walking up Yew Tree lane to Mather Ave or through the park to Menlove to get home to Greenhill Ave during summer...
  13. We used to live in a flat in Frances Court ( when...

    We used to live in a flat in Frances Court ( when it was first built) right facing the Police Station - when it was a Police station of course and we could look in and see what was going on.Lark Lane...
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    The best thing about Yo is the photo threads ....

    The best thing about Yo is the photo threads . Folk like GD, Gerard and Scouse Smurf seem to be able to capture the real essesnce of Liverpool no matter how obscure the place they shoot. In fact the...
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    LCD Syndrome (Lowest common Denominator) a museum...

    LCD Syndrome (Lowest common Denominator) a museum as entertainment rather than information. A building that actually detracts from the exhibits.
    When will the powers that be realise people want to...
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    People want to see and touch the real stuff,...

    People want to see and touch the real stuff, having screens and computers is fine for back up or extra information but when they are out of action it all feels a bit dead. A screen image is a poor...
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    Great link and the "Collateral' link /exhibition/...

    Great link and the "Collateral' link /exhibition/ photos are well worth looking at. Very atmospheric and personal
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    I watched this a couple of years ago and found...

    I watched this a couple of years ago and found Balmers piece very funny when he was decribing trying to clear the opium traders out. You couldn't make it up. Brilliant. such a good documentary too...
  19. Amazing, we used to buy a rubber based paint...

    Amazing, we used to buy a rubber based paint called Dacrylite from there when we lived in Cathedral Mansions in the 60s as it used to cover anything and sort of sealed the walls,and it came in a...
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    Who would have thought grass would surround the...

    Who would have thought grass would surround the Florence Institute, we could have a thread on the greening of Liverpool. I know it takes time to get these restoration projects underway but a bit off...
  21. Good shots, That white cube building to the...

    Good shots,
    That white cube building to the left in the 60s used to have Robinson and Neal the paint and wallpaper shop, the dress hire shop for Dj's and morning suits and Silverman and Livermore...
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    My aunt and uncle lived in South Hill Rd for many...

    My aunt and uncle lived in South Hill Rd for many years,their house was right at the bottom end of the road with a garden and funnily enough their son Raymond Unsworth was in the merchant navy with...
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    Us ordinary street-dwellers called it Kick the...

    Us ordinary street-dwellers called it Kick the Can:rolleyes:
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    All your points are excuses for a very boring...

    All your points are excuses for a very boring building
    If they are award winning architects then they could have done better. This looks like a kitset shed
    which does have its place but a least it...
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    John hi, Looks like it could have been a fish...

    John hi,
    Looks like it could have been a fish and chip shop- potatoes and dripping the giveaway and in 1921 you would have got a few sacks of potatoes for 19/6
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