A Tale of Two Martins - Did anyone notice the fascinating juxtaposition on pages 26 and 27 of the print edition of this week’s Wirral Globe? The story on the left concerns the dub...
Wednesday, 17 June 2009
Littlewoods Edge Lane
WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO PUT A PAIR OF SCHOOLS INSIDE THIS BUILDING, ON THE EDGE OF THE NEW ROAD WIDENING SCHEME OF ONE OF THE BUSIEST ROADS IN THE CITY.
When we got wind that this building was to be demolished we organised a successful campaign to save it from demolition. Urban Splash took it over. They have been credit crunched and now.....I think Mike Storey is pulling strings here. It was he who declared that he would help us save it. Even though its my opinion, that I think he has behaved at times like a Spiv he did see the publicity would have been too great against the council if it had been demolished as originally intended. http://liverpoolpreservationtrust.blogspot.com/2009/06/littlewoods-edge-lane-still-in-peril.html
The Council planning poodles have passed the plans now.........The Council did not write to us to advise us of the planning application.....we just saved it from demolition.
Planners back plans to build schools in Liverpool Littlewoods building despite business fears
Jun 17 2009 by Ben Turner, Liverpool Daily Post
Planners back plans to build schools in Littlewoods building despite business fears
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build two highs schools within Liverpool’s iconic Littlewoods building have been backed despite a scathing attack from a city business.
The iconic art deco building, within Edge Lane’s new Innovation Park, was built by the Pools firm’s founders in 1938, but has sat empty for years.
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All this despite one of the schools not wanting to move.