Join us for a Visit to Hadlow Road Station We are pleased to announce our summer meeting for June 2022, which is a visit to the well-preserved Hadlow Road station in Willaston. Opened in 1866, closed in 1962 and restored in 1977, the station Hadlow Road is one of those time-capsules which never fails to […]
THE WIRRAL SOCIETY – PROGRAMME 2022 We very much hope you will be able to support our programme of Lectures and our Summer Meeting for this coming year. Please note the following dates in your diaries… Tuesday 15th March 2022 at Wallasey Golf Club: CH45 8LA The W. Victor Smith Memorial Lecture will be given […]
Chairman’s Comment Our Chairman, Rod Tann, writes about the issues we have been active with in recent months. Wirral Borough’s Green Belt and the Wirral Society The main purpose of the planning device we know as the ‘Green Belt’ is to define and separate the open land we still enjoy from the urban/sub-urban land and prevent further […]
Professor John Tarn – KStG, OBE, DL, BArch, PhD, FRIBA, FRHistS, FRSA, FSA (Hon LLD 1999), A Personal Appreciation by the Chairman As many of you may have heard, John Tarn, our President, died recently. John was with us for nearly 20 years and I still can’t quite believe our good fortune that we in the Society, […]
Local Plan for Wirral Borough We learn Wirral Council has just put forward a timetable, which aims to see the authority approve the publication of its draft Local Plan in February 2021, to be followed by a further six weeks of public consultation.
Callum McGregor from CPRE Writes What with the recent announcement from the government regarding their desire to make the planning process less complicated, we thought we’d republish what Callum McGregor from CPRE has written on the subject. He writes, as follows…
We hope everyone reading this is in good health during these very strange times. Despite the difficulties and fears which come with a pandemic like Corona Virus, we are still acting as a Society and trying to keep everyone in the loop about changes to Wirral’s landscape, as well as its man-made features. Therefore, we […]
Our Involvement Responding to Wirral Council’s Consultation on its Draft Local Plan In view of the crucial importance of the public contribution to this Plan, under Regulations 18 & 19, the Society continues to be heavily involved in responding to this Consultation – Involvement in coordination of voluntary effort – it is centrally involved in […]