Birkenhead, Storeton Road And Halfway House Hotel 1954

Birkenhead, Storeton Road And Halfway House Hotel 1954

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Memories of Birkenhead

Queens And Kingsland Dance Halls

What happy memories I recall of my early dancing days, learning to jive at the Queens Kingsland and New Brighton Tower. I went a lot with my older brother Cliffy Keogh, there were live bands then and only ...Read full memory

The Co Op In Conway Street Corner Of Cathcart Street

My first job when I left school (St Hughes, Park Road South) at 15 was in this shop. I was there for 3 years, until I left for bigger money at Levers. The manager was Jack Francis, a ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Tony Duffy

77 Bus.

Memories! Memories!  I just logged on to the site and how interesting to see the old 77 bus at Woodside Ferry.  My husband to be at the time worked on the Birkenhead Transport .  I met him on the 77 Bus route going ...Read full memory

Days Of My Childhood

As young children my nanna would frequently walk my sister and I up to the Arno to play in the rough ground behind the rose garden. That was way back in the 1950's. She would sit and spend quiet time in the gardens whilst ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Ian Tait

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History

The Half Way House Hotel is on the corner of Storeton Road and Woodchurch Road out towards Prenton. A large, solid half-timbered hotel, it was popular for functions and gatherings among the local population. Prenton Park, the home of Tranmere Rovers, is not far away, so the pub would be busy on home match days. The arrangement of the traffic light poles looks rather unusual.

This is an excerpt from Liverpool and Merseyside Photographic Memories, by Cliff Hayes