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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. Derby Square and St George's Crescent

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post
    On November 2nd, 1825, just forty years after the date of the first Improvement Act of 1785, the Council resolved to apply for an Act for opening and widening Lord Street, Castle Ditch, Pool Lane, and other places, where the houses were old and had become dilapidated, whilst the streets were very narrow and unsuitable for the growing commerce and population of the town. The Act having been obtained, the houses of the Castle Ditch, opposite to St. George's Church, were demolished, and the building