Liverpool, Lime Street And St George's Hall And Plateau 1890

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Caption for Liverpool, Lime Street 1890: St. George's Hall dominates the left side of our photograph, and the London North Western Hotel the right side. St George's Hall is unique, being a combination of two law courts, a concert hall, a theatre, a jail and cells. This is one of the finest buildings in the whole of Great Britain. Liverpool Council are doing a lot to make it more available to the public. The horse trams in the foreground would run for another decade before electric trams took their place. The Wellington column can be seen in the centre of the picture.

An extract from Liverpool and Merseyside Photographic Memories.

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In 1964 I started teaching at Brookfield School, Kirkby. and stayed "in digs"in Aigburth, Liverpool. For several years Lime Street Station was my arrival and departure point as I travelled between Liverpool and Swansea. Lime Street had changed a lot since 1890 but St George's Hall , with its many pillars, was still (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Liverpool, Lime Street 1890: St. George's Hall dominates the left side of our photograph, and the London North Western Hotel the right side. St George's Hall is unique, being a combination of two law courts, a concert hall, a theatre, a jail and cells. This is one of the finest buildings in the whole of Great Britain. Liverpool Council are doing a lot to make it more available to the public. The horse trams in the foreground would run for another decade before electric trams took their place. The Wellington column can be seen in the centre of the picture.

An extract from Liverpool and Merseyside Photographic Memories.

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