Roads & Streets

Roads & Streets

Rose MountBalls RoadRose MountVillage Centre, around the turn of the 19th centuryShrewsbury RoadRose Mount, 1908, showing the premises of Wilsons, family butcher, Rowlands, fishmonger, and Landers, Oxton StoresDuck Pond LaneClaughton Firs, probably 1920’sDuck pond on...
Houses

Houses

Hawthorn Cottage, Woodchurch RdFernleigh, Poplar RdOxton Old Hall, Talbot RdHolm Lane CottagesNunclose, Mount PleasantApsley Lodge, Rose MountWestholme, Storeton Rd < Back to Main Images...
Leisure

Leisure

The Arno The Arno as we know it today was laid out in 1912.  Within the park can be seen the hollow that was the Earl of Shrewsbury’s stone quarry. The ArnoThe Arno - SeesawThe ArnoThe Arno – quoitsThe ArnoThe Arno – Rose GardenThe ArnoThe ArnoThe Arno – SundialThe...
Commercial Premises

Commercial Premises

Swan Hill Dairy, built 1931, employed 60 people and supplied milk to 40,000 Wirral householdsHenderson’s Nursery, Village Road. An Oxton landmark from 1850 to World War II. Latterly occupied land where Talbot Court now standsThe old HSBC bank at the centre of the...
Churches

Churches

St Saviour’s St Saviour’s was built on Bidston Road between 1889 and 1892 to replace a church of 1846 that had become too small for the needs of its congregation.  The church was constructed of durable red sandstone, quarried in Runcorn, with a slate roof.  In 1941...
Schools

Schools

Birkenhead School Birkenhead Proprietary School, later Birkenhead School, was founded in 1860, initially with 13 pupils, at Royden House, Park Road North, altering its name in 1871, when it moved to the present Shrewsbury Road site. Birkenhead School – The...