Blundellsands, The Beach c.1960

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Blundellsands beach forms part of the sixteen miles of sand stretching from Waterloo to Southport. Immediately beyond Blundellsands, however, visitors should be aware of the dangers posed by the proximity of the military ranges at Altcar. The local authority has formed the intention to create the Crosby Coastal Park stretching as far as the River Alt at Hightown. Part of the planning includes the assimilation of the site of the now-demolished Crosby Baths.

Memories of Blundellsands

Turner Family

My mother recalls the relative Cyril, Percy and Dolly. I think the surname is Turner. Does anyone know anything about this family?

Coastguard Cottages Mariners Road Blundellsands

As a youngster I lived in one of the Coastguard Cottages at the bottom of Mariner's Road. The complex comprising of six terraced cottages, Wincliff - the former Coastguard's house and a separate Boat-House were demolished around 1966 and sadly no-one appears to remember or to have any ...Read full memory

A memory of Blundellsands

Blundellsands

Memories include, the erosion, sniggery woods, coronation park and the erratic glacier boulder, the boating lake. Fort Crosby, the bike shop at Brighton-le-sands. The swimming pool down on the shore, the big houses down merrilocks and Burbo Bank. The electric train, the BS (now gone I am told), the library (old one,not ...Read full memory

Blundellsands Beach.Prior To 1960

I was thirteen at the time and lived off Riverslea Road, which led down to a walled field on to the beach. My friends Derek Austin, Les Reece, Charlie Kelly, and a few others had built the Biggest Bonfire for miles around. We had travelled as far as Formby to collect all sorts of wood and old gates etc, we even built a trench around the bonfire, and covered the trench with corrugated roofing, and old grass sods, to camouflage it. Three of us stayed overnight to protect it, feeding off lemonade and roast potatoes until the the day the fire was to be lit. On the day I remember it rained nearly all day and we all wondered if we would be able to light the Bommy. Another friend Ray Bett's dad was ...Read full memory

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