Constituency - The History of Wallasey
Wallasey is located in the north-east of the
The years of Conservative rule had devastated the industry and employment in the area, however, and nearly one in five of the working population were unemployed. In 1992, Angela was elected for Wallasey defeating the sitting Conservative MP and Government Minister, Lynda Chalker, in an election that saw a turnout of over 82 percent of the electorate.
In the 19th Century the area that we now call Wallasey consisted of several distinct districts such as Poulton, Egremont,
It was at around this time that Wallasey became an important defensive point for the growing
With the expansion of the rail network and supported by the presence of the Mersey Ferries, it is easy to see how
Although there were many good transport links with Liverpool in the 1960s the
The Future for Wallasey
Wallasey is again going through a period of transformation with massive investment and regeneration planned over the next 30 years. This change has already begun to take place with the new Floral Pavilion Theatre that forms part of the first stage of Neptune’s £70m regeneration of
On top of this, the largely disused Wirral docklands are set to receive a £4.5bn facelift that will transform the area into a vibrant exciting place to live and work. The planned regeneration will see major investment in high quality residential and office space that will create thousands of new homes and attract business from all over the world. A substantial part of this investment will see a 28 acre leisure and retail centre located at Bidston dock that will complement the regeneration of New Brighton and protect Wallasey’s unique character.
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Here are a few links to local interests you may find useful in the future, click on the logos below to go though to their site:
Merseyside Police, Mersey Travel, Wirral Council.