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    spotted these interesting street name 'signs' when out and about today


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    This is a great idea for a thread!

    I love the really weather beaten old ones :


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    I've noticed that the newer ones are being installed everywhere, which means the old ones will soon vanish.

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    I did a quick forum search thinking there must be a thread for street signs, but couldn't find one.
    I've seen a few interesting ones over the years, when I didn't have a camera with me. Must have a wander about before they start getting replaced.

    Places like Blundellsansds are great as there are loads of Victorian/Edwardian streets that have barely changed. so there must be more of those stone ones up there somewhere
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    another excellent thread
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    I remember in L8 the street signs being painted in yellows, reds and greens in conjunction with the Rastafari movement - they looked great!
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    Oh yes, I remember them too Bet there are no pics of them though.
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    a guy called Leroy Cooper did them. there's a bit about him online, but sadly no pics of the signs.

    didn't the council clean or replace them after the riots?
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    I deffo remember Grove St being one of them, at it's junction with Upper Parly.
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    took these today hopping on and off buses.





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    We have a group on Flickr dedicated to streetname-plates and associated street furniture on Merseyside here . It's doing quite well at the moment!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wallasey View Post
    We have a group on Flickr dedicated to streetname-plates and associated street furniture on Merseyside here . It's doing quite well at the moment!
    I'm a member.
    I love that group!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaisyChains View Post
    I'm a member.
    I love that group!
    Me too!

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    I had a look it's a fab site, especially the post boxes. I've been taking pics of post boxes since I got my new camera last year. always had a fascination as there was one in our street as a kid. trying to get a full set of monarchs. I've got VR ones, but I love those of the very early Victorian ones. They are stunning. Never seen one up close meself. There's one stated as being in Lpool, anyone know where? Toxteth maybe?

    anyway back to signs, this is round the corner from me...it's seen better days. sadly stolen cars keep getting fired under it as it's below a railway bridge.

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    Quincy; I think theres a VR Postbox round the corner from me...I will check it out en-route to college tomorrow!

    Thanks all for the general comments about the Flickr Pool; I wasn't all that sure how much of a success it would be, but we seem to be doing quite well! Many thanks for all contributions!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wallasey View Post
    Quincy; I think theres a VR Postbox round the corner from me...I will check it out en-route to college tomorrow!

    Thanks all for the general comments about the Flickr Pool; I wasn't all that sure how much of a success it would be, but we seem to be doing quite well! Many thanks for all contributions!
    cheers. it's the strange shaped one with the smaller slot. I know that sounds a bit dodgy, but it's a post box...honest!
    I need to go over the water and take photos of the area my gtgt grandparents where living when they moved from Wales. so I can have a look if it's not too far from Tranmere/Rock Ferry.
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    Didn't see this post about Street Names!
    Strange, but for some reason i took this pic thursday morning of a brand new street sign near to Gt Homer Street.

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    I'd read that this sign was rare as it is the only street sign with Orrell on it.

    Most of the 'klondyke' area is going so I though I'd best get a photo before it disappears. sorry it's a bit blurred, it was blowing a gale and I could barely stand upright.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PhilipG View Post
    Me too!

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    Where is that cab sign Phil?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaisyChains View Post
    Where is that cab sign Phil?
    Eastham Ferry.

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    Interesting carved street name in Woolton. Allerton Rd was so named as it was originally the road to Allerton Mill
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    city centre


    sort of street sign



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    All great Quincy!

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    Street sign corner of Priory rd, L4.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post
    Street sign corner of Priory rd, L4.
    excellent and that lintel is interesting too
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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post
    Street sign corner of Priory rd, L4.
    Love that Lindy!

    I have got a few of my own to put on later.

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    This is slightly off topic, but did you know you can turn Flickr, google images etc... into a 3D viewing wall

    http://www.piclens.com/site/ie/ (for internet explorer )
    http://www.piclens.com/site/firefox/win/ (for firefox)

    All you do is download the small file, let it install, re-start your internet software, eg firefox and then go to flickr etc.. click on the grey triangle that now appears when you highlight a photo and the whole thing turns into a 3D slideshow.
    (the software only needs to be installed the first time you try it)

    The software was recently shown on the BBCs 'Click' programme.

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    A few I took today.








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    Quote Originally Posted by DaisyChains View Post
    A few I took today.

    thanks for that Daisychains ,thats where my mum was born
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    Quote Originally Posted by robbo176 View Post
    thanks for that Daisychains ,thats where my mum was born
    No problem. Happy to help!

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