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Report - Pleasure Island/Garden Festival Site UPDATE, Liverpool. March 2010.

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by manic28_am, Apr 5, 2010.

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    Following my my previous explore, I decided to return with the knowledge that work has been taking place on site for the last month or so. No longer can I compare the perimeter fence to a sieve. Access not half as easy, however a walk around will always identify something. After a scramble, I was in. The redevelopment here aims to restore the oriental gardens and surrounding areas, to compliment a residential development due to begin on the remainder of the site when the "economic climate is right".

    Synopsis of the sites history:
    Previous to 1984 - Land was docks.
    For 1984 Garden Festival - Docks filled in, landscaping, building dome.
    Since 1984 - Short life as 'Pleasure Island' (It was amazing!). That closed around 1995. Remained abandoned since.
    2006 - Festival dome demolished. :crazy
    2010 - Work begins on restoration of gardens. About bloody time Liverpool City Council!

    I thought I'd use some previous pictures and compare them to some recent ones to show the change taking place, as well as a load of new shots.

    Personally, I can't wait to see this place sorted. One less place to explore...but it has been reported to death! Here's one more to throw into the mix. Yeah, sorry about that. And I do get the irony btw. ;)

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