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photoblog image On the banks of the Mersey

On the banks of the Mersey


At Seacombe on the Wirral stands this modern structure, looking for the life of to be a set of speakers capable of projecting sound for miles. It is actually the air vent for the second of the Mersey tunnels, the Kingsway Tunnel.

On the banks of the Mersey


At Seacombe on the Wirral stands this modern structure, looking for the life of to be a set of speakers capable of projecting sound for miles. It is actually the air vent for the second of the Mersey tunnels, the Kingsway Tunnel.

comments (5)

Certainly stands out Les. Not sure it appeals to me.
Les Auld: It is not very appealing is it Bernie, just a bit different. Thanks for the comment.
I think it's a very fine piece of concrete.
Les Auld: Hand poured no doubt, thanks for the comment Ian.
In the old days tunnel vents used to be a round brick tube, this is a bit more imaginative Les.
Les Auld: I remember the round ones, but not on Merseyside though, thanks for the comment Brian.
NASA must be laughing at us ( Square concrete rockets )
Les Auld: Never get it off the ground Martin, thanks for the comment.
  • Claus
  • Denmark
  • 5 Aug 2008, 14:02
Looks like a very big spaceship ready to take off!
Les Auld: Wouldn't get very far though Claus, thanks for the comment.

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