Pier Head review

Liverpool Daily Post (03-Mar-06): Landing stage wrecked by freak weather

The world-famous Merry Ferries landing stage at Liverpool's Pier Head has been wrecked in freak weather conditions.

Marine engineers were last night examining the steel and concrete stage as it sat on the river bed, but it seems almost certain that what is left has been damaged beyond repair. Much had already drifted off into the River Mersey.

I popped down to have a nose there this lunchtime. Here are the photos.

Richard Carter

A fat, bearded chap with a Charles Darwin fixation.


  1. Oh! you judge us so harshly!

    Could you not put pressure on Gerry Marsden to re-record his classic hit to help raise money to replace the damaged landing stages?
    After all, had they not been there to start with, the ferries would not have run & he wouldn't have been able to have recorded his haunting song!

    How's that for irony?

  2. Hey, Leo: it's just as well you didn't miss the boat, 'cos you'd have got your feet wet waiting for it! Ha ha!

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