Cleveland Street.

A Memory of Birkenhead

I used to live across the main road from the tunnel, on Cleveland Street, next to the Seamans Mission. That road looked hundreds of yards wide, and I used to sit near the entrance on a wall, watching the cars going into and coming out of the tunnel. A long walk up to Hamilton Square, then through the bus depot into the ferry.

At that time, the world was huge, but relatively quiet compared to nowadays. I last visited back about 2003, and it all looks minute in comparison.

A memory shared by Gary Jones , on Feb 21st, 2008.

Comments & feedback

Sun Apr 3rd 2016, at 5:49 pm

celep commented:

my mom used to wait for the bus there to go to work at READ tin box factory. They made biscuit tins.

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