Birkenhead, Storeton Road And Halfway House Hotel 1954

Birkenhead, Storeton Road And Halfway House Hotel 1954

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Memories of Birkenhead

Cathcart Street

Us Ainslie's remember 'the Apters', who was the 'jockey' in the family? Was it Eric Apter senior? Who was Michelle Apter, my bro was in !! love with her when we were kids.

A memory of Birkenhead by Jeff Ainslie

Birkenhead

Who remembers Hursts Bakery on the corner of Parkfield Avenue and Claughton Road? It was still there when we went back around 2006. And the Sayers cake shops, the curry and chips that every chippie sold and all the good old ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Ian Ollman

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

Dad Saves Eagle!!

In the early 80's my dad was walking our dog in the park when he came across an eagle. Turned out it had been stolen from Colwyn Bay Zoo. He captured it with the dog's lead, ended up in the national press and got £100 ...Read full memory

A memory of Birkenhead by Helen Wilson

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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

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