Tributes to Birkdale resident ‘Mr Cordova Carpets’


Local residents remember  popular retired Formby businessman  Alan Lloyd; the founder and owner of Formby Carpet Shop, Cordova Carpets, who passed away suddenly, unexpectedly and peacefully on Saturday 23rd January at his home in Birkdale aged 86 years.

Alan and his wife Barbara moved to Formby from Liverpool in the 1960’s and  shortly afterwards set up the prominent Cross Green  based carpet shop which traded for thirty five years until they retired  in 1995.

Alan remained an active member of Formby Rotary club which he joined in 1971 as well as the Formby U3A  walking club. He is survived by his wife Barbara, his two daughters Janine and Kerris and four grandchildren.

ots_southport_Cordova_CarpetsFormby Rotary club president Jan Owen said ‘He was a respected and much loved member of the club and active right to the end.  His passing  will be a big loss to the club’.

His funeral will be held  on  Friday 5th February at Holy Trinity Church, Rosemary Lane, Formby at 11am.

Donations in lieu of flowers are being gratefully received for Formby Rotary Club. Donations and enquires to Dean Brothers Funeral Directors , Formby

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