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Heritage under threat?

Artist impression of Woodside Masterplan

Wirral Council have outlined a speculative design for the whole of the Woodside area, which they are promoting as the high-rise Merseyside Brooklyn ( based on New York, USA). Details can be found here.  The Society members are concerned that Wirral Council’s proposals appear to ignore, and even destroy, Woodside’s existing unique heritage. If you …

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Participation – Dock branch

There is another participation event for the Dock Branch Park project being held at BirkenEd’s Place (8-10 Borough Pavement Grange Precinct CH41 2XX) on Thursday, 27 July 2023, 17:00 – 20:30 There will be some short talks to outline the ideas and give you a sense of where things are up to. This is another …

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Victoria Lodge Hotel

Victoria Lodge Hotel, Victoria Road, Tranmere This derelict building and land has blighted Victoria Road in Tranmere for many years and there is substantial community support for the redevelopment of the site. This site could support three affordable 2-storey houses, with access from Spruce Close, and there is potential for community office space, with residential …

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Tranmere Methodist Church

In the medium term future, the existing church will become redundant and there is support in principle for conversion to affordable housing and the rentention of the newer part of the church as a community resource centre.