Police guard hanging glass from Lord Street rusting and decaying verandahs


Police officers were today guarding a piece a glass which was hanging dangerously from the cast iron verandahs which have started to show signs of rusting and decay, Sunday 26 July 2015

Also on scene was a Sefton Council representative who quoted:

“The Council are trying find the land lord so that they can fit the bill for the repair”.


In a recent statement Sefton Council said:

“Lord Street’s historical verandahs will be not be repaired and refurbished until the autumn”.

“While this is an exciting project, no enforcement work has actually begun on the verandas on Lord Street.

”This will not start until the Autumn in order to prevent obstructions being in place during the busy summer months along the popular shopping area.

“Our new Heritage at Risk Officer has 6 conservation areas at risk to address and the verandas will make up part of this wider programme.

”Further details of the work programme along Lord Street will be released in due course once a full survey has been carried out.“


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