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Park Hill Reservoir

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Park Hill Reservoir

Half the size of a football pitch, with towering iron columns and soaring arches - it's hard to believe all this was hidden behind derelict Victorian chimneys, empty and unused for over a decade.

The Reservoir is perched at the top of High Park Street in Liverpool, the magnificent structure once provided fresh water for the people of the city. With the increasing concerns over public health in the mid-19th Century it was necessary to have a source of clean water and the Toxteth Reservoir was the answer.

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