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was this the old vernons industries building
« on: December 02, 2011, 05:47:21 PM »
coincidentally, after stuart stumbling upon possibly the ex isetta factory, i was trawling the net and found an article dated 1942 featuring opportunities for industry in Birkenhead . new factories had been built and were available . strange timing as much of liverpool, wallasey and birkenhead dockland had been devastated during the May Blitz of 1941. the unit featured appears to be of the Gordon factory.
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Re: was this the old vernons industries building
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2011, 08:41:28 PM »
bearing in mind that the factory pictured is of the impressions type . these are my supporting pics. still to be confirmed
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Re: was this the old vernons industries building
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2011, 10:24:09 AM »
Dear Richard

A well spotted find. It does look like the the advert shows a remarkable similarity to the buildings in the background to the photographs of the Prototype. I presume that you have tried to identify if the building in Birkenhead still exist?

Dickie of Dock Green Investigates!

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Re: was this the old vernons industries building
« Reply #3 on: December 03, 2011, 10:45:47 AM »
the building has gone - in fact that part of birkenhead looked better after the luftwaffe had just gone  :(
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