SJ3289 : Ventilating station, Sidney Street

taken 12 years ago, near to Birkenhead, Wirral, Great Britain

Ventilating station, Sidney Street
Ventilating station, Sidney Street
This is one of three enormous and imposing ventilation buildings for the Birkenhead-to-Liverpool road tunnel (Queensway). There is a strong Art Deco theme in all the tunnel constructions. An amazing picture of these stations and fascinating information can be found at LinkExternal link
Usage of the tunnel started on 17th December 1933, and it was officially opened by King George V on 18th July 1934.
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SJ3289, 359 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 July, 2006   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 19 July, 2006
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Ventilation shaft   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 325 894 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.8256N 3:0.9957W
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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