SJ3385 : Houses, Port Sunlight

near to New Ferry, Wirral, Great Britain

Houses, Port Sunlight
Houses, Port Sunlight
At the north end of the garden village.Light and open spaces were considered very important for his tenants and workforce, by Lord Leverhulme.
In 1887,William Lever, as he was then,bought 56 acres of land on the Wirral in Cheshire between the River Mersey and the railway line at Bebington. This site became Port Sunlight where he built his works and a model village to house its employees. From 1888, Port Sunlight village offered decent living conditions in the belief that good housing would ensure a healthy and happy workforce.
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 5 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3369 8512 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.5268N 2:59.8681W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3368 8507
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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