Category Archives: history


Plaza Community Cinema, Waterloo, Liverpool

The only cinema to open and close on the same day. Great pub question The Plaza Cinema opened on the 2nd September 1939. The next day, Great Britain declared war on Germany and it closed […]

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Liverpool Cathedral at night

The amazing architecture of Liverpool Cathedral Liverpool Anglican Cathedral was designed by Giles Gilbert Scott. It was constructed between 1904 and 1978 and is the longest cathedral in the world at 207 yards (189 m) […]

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Princes Dock, Liverpool at night

The Liverpool waterfront has gone through an amazing transformation over the past 20 years. This is Princes Dock Princes Dock, Liverpool at night. Malmaison Hotel and Royal Liver Building. Princes Dock was named after the […]

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Liverpool Collegiate School, Shaw Street, Everton

Now apartments, Liverpool Collegiate School was opened by William Gladstone on 6th January 1843 as a fee paying school. It’s facade was pink Woolton sandstone from the same quarry that was used to construct Liverpool Cathedral.

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Granada Studios, Albert Dock, Liverpool 2001

Granada Studios and former Dock Office, Albert Dock, Liverpool in 2001. I found this image of the former Dock Office in Albert Dock on an old hard drive. This is where This Morning with Richard […]

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St Bride’s Church, Percy Street, Liverpool in Autumn

St Bride’s Church in the Georgian Canning area of Liverpool looks great at any time in the year. Here it is, surrounded by Autumn colours. Consecrated in 1830, St Bride’s Church has been described as […]

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Yorkshire House, 18 Chapel Street, Liverpool

I was walking through Rumford Place, Liverpool recently and this limestone building on the corner of Chapel Street caught my eye. It’s the former Yorkshire Building Society, built in the mid 1920s. It was unoccupied […]

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