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    Invited guests waiting for the doors to open

    Finn O` Hare of Mossley Hill opens the Museum

    In at last

    A school orchestra entertains the people

    A long and winding road

    Nearly there

    We could have had this instead of Paddie`s Wigwam but not in our time,a model of what the catholic cathedral was going to be


    Albert dock model and the real thing through the window


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    And the queue gets longer

    Where have I seen that face before

    Ged`s model

    Another liver bird

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    Brilliant pics Joe. Well done you and well done Ged getting his model in there. Nice one lads. Well done.

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    Cheers Joe and John.
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    Just the special guests going today then...
    Joe and Ged included

    I'll wait for my guided tour in a couple of weeks

    Great pics Joe and ditto what John says above.

    Looking forward to seeing the old street when it opens.

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    a few of my pictures






    The cathedral that never was.....


    Irish Emigrants Entering Liverpool (by David Jacques, 1990)








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    Class photography.. fantastic images Leon..


    and Joe too.. great pics mate...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerard Fleming View Post
    Class photography.. fantastic images Leon..
    Ta Gerard,
    I have a good teacher ))

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leon View Post
    Ta Gerard,

    You are very welcome Leon..
    do you have a new camera ?
    I hope you dont mind me mentioning something I've noticed recently..
    I've noticed your photographs are really good..
    I'm well impressed mate...


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    I have a good teacher... ))

    Or is it your teacher.. ?
    who ever it is.. whatever they are telling you.. your recent work is bloody good.
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    Great pic's all,good to see it open,at last! (though not fully,till the autumn!)

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    sooo cute little girl!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerard Fleming View Post
    do you have a new camera ?
    Not a new, about one year
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    Or is it your teacher.. ?
    who ever it is..
    In truth, I have two good teachers.
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    your recent work is bloody good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leon View Post
    Not a new, about one year
    In truth, I have two good teachers.
    One of them is here: CLICK
    Second of them is here: CLICK
    Thank you


    Thank you very much Leon..
    I wasn't expecting that, I'm genuinely flattered.

    Keep up the great work mate..

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    You have me blushing now Leon,thank you.

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    Canning Dock through the museum window


    Through the museum window


    Mud in the Mersey being churned up by water discharging from the Canning half tide dock

    The new museum offers new angles for photos from the windows,if they would keep them clean.
    There is a slight green cast in the glass that is why these are black and white
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    Ta, Gregs Dad,
    For starting this thread. Nice photos by everyone but Museum of Liverpool structure is ( in my eyes) ugly. The building looks like it was doodled by a designer on a bad LSD trip. Sorry, I won't be going, although lots of people say I belong in a museum.
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    Great pics all, love the b/w gregs dad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chasevans View Post
    Nice photos by everyone but Museum of Liverpool structure is ( in my eyes) ugly. The building looks like it was doodled by a designer on a bad LSD trip.Chas
    Haha, I agree. I am going to have a nose around soon, once inside I will forget what the outside looks like - I hope!Excellent pic there GD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chasevans View Post
    Ta, Gregs Dad,
    For starting this thread. Nice photos by everyone but Museum of Liverpool structure is ( in my eyes) ugly. The building looks like it was doodled by a designer on a bad LSD trip. Sorry, I won't be going, although lots of people say I belong in a museum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lenka View Post


    sooo cute little girl!
    nice to see a pic of my best mate from school.....saw her myself today...& the new museum
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    Good old Wayne. I agree with his ideas for preserving the past but not for his want of us to become a backwater with no buildings of futuristic and iconic design whilst we watch everything go up the M62. The Liver was once derided as a gothic eyesore. If we had English Heritage around in 1911 Georges Dock would have still been there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    Good old Wayne. I agree with his ideas for preserving the past but not for his want of us to become a backwater with no buildings of futuristic and iconic design whilst we watch everything go up the M62. The Liver was once derided as a gothic eyesore. If we had English Heritage around in 1911 Georges Dock would have still been there.


    I'd like to know your view on this Ged..

    As you know, I was banned from a forum for answering an idiot that said 'peasants' from Scottie Rd.. (Byrom Street actually, Holy Cross to be precise..)
    should be shipped out as they are in the way stopping the development of high density developments...

    As usual, I jumped right in and defended the people of my area having every right to live
    where their ancestors had been living for the past 100 years or so...

    I got no support from anybody on that forum full of 3 mile high structure loving nutters..


    I know you still go on there as I look in now and again..
    I want to know Ged..do you agree with these 'Yuppie Scousers..?.'

    Do you think Holy Cross should be flattened to make way for high rises and the people shipped out whether they like it or not..?...



    Just like Edge Lane.. a lot of them cranks on that site were over the moon at the thought
    of people being thrown out of their homes to make way for a road..


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    No, I do not agree that your house should be flattened as we are both well aware that residents have lived in the Little Italy and Holy Cross area forever. There are dopes on there saying likewise about the low rise housing on the periphery of L1 (at the bottom of Park Lane) that they too should be wiped away - what utter bullocks. So no, I don't agree with that. I thought you knew by now through my books and support of the Everton project last Saturday that I do not agree with Communities being broken up and shipped out anywhere - including Edge Lane and i've stated the same on here.

    However, are we not talking about a different area here with Peel. A desolate site at Central Docks that had its heyday with conventional shipping which will never return. For Wayne and UNESCO to say it interferes with a World Heritage site (The Pier Head) when it is a mile further North is rubbish. Wayne and the English Heritage would do better concentrating on Everton Road and Shaw Street which as you know as well as me has lay as a disgrace since we were kids and those are main thoroughfares into the city with a housing shortage.

    So do we leave acres of derelict land where locals and tourists alike can't get to see the likes of the 6 sided Waterloo Tower or do we incorporate it into a design that brings the docks back into play like what's happened in the South end? As for whether they're Yuppies or not (I know of a number of ex Walton, Wavertree and Bootle residents that live in apartments at Waterloo and Beetham. In any case, money being spent into the economy by those that can afford it in buildings built with not a penny of tax payers funds cannot be a bad thing can it?

    We have to watch that our procrastination and thwarting of schemes by those in Whitehall does not drive the private investment away to somewhere else such as Manchester who have a more forward and less bickering thinking council and who just let architects get on with things, perhaps London favours that. That's what I want for liverpool. People sitting at outdoor cafes on A sunday ala Paris with a bustling city centre and pleasure craft on the docks is better than the ghost town I used to run through in the 1980s with only the sound of a flock of pigeons doing one when you got close to them. There's room for us all as the inner city population was decimated in the 80s and still isn't back to what it was.

    There has to be a balance. Nobody lost their house for the building of the new museum, nor will they lose their house if scrapers are built along the Vauxhall waterfront. You're not saying the view from Wallasey which is on just about everyones flickr or website isn't more stunning now than in the 80s are you? I wouldn't have thought so as your cracking shots of the scrapers from the Everton view point answers that for me. Did I also mention the 20,000 jobs that the construction (with a clause for a local take up) and the on going commercial letting will create.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    No, I do not agree that your house should be flattened as we are both well aware that residents have lived in the Little Italy and Holy Cross area forever. There are dopes on there saying likewise about the low rise housing on the periphery of L1 (at the bottom of Park Lane) that they too should be wiped away - what utter bullocks. So no, I don't agree with that.


    Good for you Ged, I take my hat off to you for coming out saying they are dopes..
    with all due respect mate, thats the 1st time I've heard you not 'sitting on the fence' and telling it like it is..

    Good lad... theres a pint in the pump for yer lad after that..


    Peel ?... do you actually know whats going on down the docks.. ?
    I do... and they have'nt got a clue what they are doing...


    I sincerely hope the Dockers clock area is not ruined by high rises full of gobsh.ites
    that would pass it daily without giving a second look or thought about its history..
    God forbid that... don't ask me what I think should be there...
    as I dont know.. guess that makes me as wise as the planning idiots then and the brainy b******s that are on that gobsh.ite forum....
    but I hope its done in a maritime manner, in keeping with our heritage..


    Speaking of which... I'm off down the tobacco warehouse.. again...

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    Good stuff Gerard, I look forward to the photos.

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    This isn't in reply to Gerard in particular but just generally, a couple of Peel's pics of how they propose to make it look noticing they are not trying to dwarf the tobacco warehouse but build to a height sympathetic with it so it's not all about Skyscrapers but just developing huge swathes of desolte and isolated land. Peel agree that the Victoria Tower (sorry not Waterloo like I called it earlier) should be a feature, in fact it's listed and approval would not be given unless it was a feature. The people of Vauxhall have seen their industry and job prospects disappear with Bibbys, Tates the BAT and Tillotsons and the like and they deserve regeneration like this and even more so if it's not costing the taxpayer a penny so what's to lose?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    I thought you knew by now through my books and support of the Everton project last Saturday that I do not agree with Communities being broken up and shipped out anywhere - including Edge Lane and i've stated the same on here.
    "That clears up some points for me, Ged. I enjoy your books but I got the impression you were on the side of high rise developments, and view the demise of the Everton neighborhood as something good."

    However, are we not talking about a different area here with Peel. A desolate site at Central Docks that had its heyday with conventional shipping which will never return. For Wayne and UNESCO to say it interferes with a World Heritage site (The Pier Head) when it is a mile further North is rubbish.
    "How much closer a mile looks when viewing horizons"

    Wayne and the English Heritage would do better concentrating on Everton Road and Shaw Street which as you know as well as me has lay as a disgrace since we were kids and those are main thoroughfares into the city with a housing shortage.
    "I agree, but surely our council have some responsibilities, "Renovate not decimate the areas."

    So do we leave acres of derelict land where locals and tourists alike can't get to see the likes of the 6 sided Waterloo Tower or do we incorporate it into a design that brings the docks back into play like what's happened in the South end? As for whether they're Yuppies or not (I know of a number of ex Walton, Wavertree and Bootle residents that live in apartments at Waterloo and Beetham. In any case, money being spent into the economy by those that can afford it in buildings built with not a penny of tax payers funds cannot be a bad thing can it?
    " and It's the rich that gets the pleasure, it's the poor that gets the shame" ~ deliberate misquote

    Who owns these properties, originally Mersey Docks And Harbour Board property I presume?

    We have to watch that our procrastination and thwarting of schemes by those in Whitehall does not drive the private investment away to somewhere else such as Manchester who have a more forward and less bickering thinking council and who just let architects get on with things, perhaps London favours that.
    " Must remember to doff me cap when t'masters come"

    That's what I want for liverpool. People sitting at outdoor cafes on A sunday ala Paris with a bustling city centre and pleasure craft on the docks is better than the ghost town I used to run through in the 1980s with only the sound of a flock of pigeons doing one when you got close to them. There's room for us all as the inner city population was decimated in the 80s and still isn't back to what it was.
    " Ged, honestly, this dream of Liverpool becoming another Paris is nonsence to me. From all reports I've had the city centre's already pricing normal scousers away. Pics of the new shopping developments show the truth. When will we learn? Compounding planning is disasters pure stupidity. Decimated in the 80's? It started 30 years earlier for a lot of people.

    There has to be a balance. Nobody lost their house for the building of the new museum, nor will they lose their house if scrapers are built along the Vauxhall waterfront
    " Vauxhall neighborhood, there you are , Ged. That's a piece of positive redevelopment that the residents fought for. Lovely, shame if they.re overshadowed by another White Elephant"
    . You're not saying the view from Wallasey which is on just about everyones flickr or website isn't more stunning now than in the 80s are you? I wouldn't have thought so as your cracking shots of the scrapers from the Everton view point answers that for me.
    " Can't comment as I haven't seen the pics. However, Ged, you genuinely seem to love sky scrapers, my view of them is generally negative."
    Did I also mention the 20,000 jobs that the construction (with a clause for a local take up) and the on going commercial letting will create.
    No, you hadn't. I've heard the same thing before though, too many times. Rumours of Liverpool becoming a "Freeport", service industry jobs etc., these were rolled out when Maggie was PM. Ended up with Deggsy's jobs for the boys, mortgaging council property that we're still paying off, probably. Won't get fooled again"

    No malicious intent, Ged, you've been a great help to me in the past,
    Best wishes ( and to Gerard Fleming),
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    That's fine Chas, no bad intent has been seen by me but I don't go around local community centres for free with Paul Sudbury banging on about the mistake of breaking up Communities including Gerard Gardens and decimation of Scottie road because I prefer Skyscrapers being built on the site instead and if you can point me to a sentence in any of my 3 books which outlines this i'd be very interested to see it as it doesn't exist. Therefore I would have to say you're the first comment i've ever received where it was perceived as so, I think i'd have been strung up at these events by now

    You will have to forgive me Chas that I haven't a clue regarding the white elephant in Vauxhall or doffing caps to anyone - I also don't love Skyscrapers but I do love it that private companies such as Grosvenor and Peel have seen enough confidence in us to invest heavily which should be welcomed.

    We either have a glass half full or half empty. I don't disagree with you that certain restaurants and shops cater for the more well off but that's not a reason not to have them because build them and they will come and they have. What is the other option? We don't build and leave the eternal oller and nobody will give us a second look.

    A mile is a mile Chas. How far along would you say the Tobacco warehouse is from the Liver? I reckon it'd take you or me ten minutes to run it, i'm not Linford

    The council do indeed have responsibilities and one of them is passing the Peel plans which EH and UNESCO are intent of getting in the way of.

    The downturn of inner city Liverpool did indeed start a lot earlier than the 80s and all the more reason it should be reversed. Look at it this way, if you cannot afford the prices today with nothing built and you cannot afford the perceived new yuppie prices - nothing has changed for you but at least the place looks better and jobs have been created. Nothing's going to happen where prices come down even if nothing is built.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    You're not saying the view from Wallasey which is on just about everyones flickr or website isn't more stunning now than in the 80s are you? I wouldn't have thought so as your cracking shots of the scrapers from the Everton view point answers that for me....

    I've said nothing Ged about the view from Wallasey..
    thanks for that about my pics.. but I cant change the view to suit me..

    I could photoshop them awful buildings out of my photos..
    and I think about doing it every time I look at my photos after taking them from the Wallasey side..


    The view now..?...or the 80's..? of Liverpool and the Pier Head from Wallasey..
    Give me the 80's.. any day of the week..


    Talking of these modern waterfront views Ged..

    Do you like the view today from The Albert Dock across the Canning Dock of the Liver Building.. ?
    say yes Ged and you definately are spending too much time on that crank forum..



    And the view thing you have put of of them pretty pictures of Clarence Dock..

    Crap....awful... and definately not something I'd like to see..


    is there nothing original on the looney tunes forum ?


    Nobody have their own Ideas apart from these daft cartoon things..

    Not that clever on there.. are they ?



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    No, i've never said the SCC forumers are clever but it's not about them is it, these are Peel renders. I know it's all subjective and a matter of taste but here's what we have on the table at the moment and probably forevermore given how long the proposed sites have looked like they have for decades.

    That new 'view' you were on about from the South towards the Pier Head is a disgrace, not even a view. I can't think of anyone who likes those black buildings and the spoilt view through the old arch towards the 3 graces but that again is a different subject.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    No, i've never said the SCC forumers are clever but it's not about them is it....

    Yes it is.. and their childish 'Etch a sketch' cartoon effort doodles of Liverpool Airport..
    remember ? .. the usual shiney s'hite that go's these days for 'Modern"...
    Awful.. created by fresh faced stupid idiots with no doubt even more stupid idiot tutors..
    that live in cloud cuckoo land... I wouldn't let them design a bird table.. never mind a building..

    ..and these lunatics live and work in Liverpool.. so it is about them.


    Let them idiots near the north docks and thats what we'd get..
    the same bad shiney s.hite..

    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    .. these are Peel renders. I know it's all subjective and a matter of taste but here's what we have on the table at the moment...

    Yes Ged, I'm aware of that..

    When anybody with half a brain can come up with something different...
    something that might actually compliment the area...
    something designed by somebody thats not straight out the Science Fiction manual..

    Something traditonal, but modern.. that SHOULD have been put on Mann Island..
    Then Ged... when I see something like that that Liverpool should have got..
    I might change my mind.. I'm all for change.. but not the crap thats going up in Liverpool..


    I'll be waiting a long time I suppose Ged.. I've yet to see anybody with the nouse, or brains...or the bravery... to have a go at designing something simplistic, and modern at the same time, to compliment the likes ofthe Liver Building... too late for there now as the area is ruined, we had a chance... and cocked it up it..

    Its not too late for the North Docks.. lets hope some clever kid with a mind of their own comes along eh...

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    I wouldn't let that fella from Manchester on ssc loose with a design for the docks either but these are not anyones on ssc renders but lets look at what did get passed by the planners. The bland Crown Plaza - just because it wouldn't clash with its neighbour, the Liver. Hard to believe now there were people who didn't want the Liver because it was considered too out of character with the area.

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    This now seems a long time ago.




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