Authorization

Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

Firefighters are damping down at the building
The former Littlewoods headquarters which has been engulfed by fire is one of Liverpool's most famous landmarks.It was constructed in 1938 and was once home to the football pools.The building on Edge Lane has had various uses over the years and was even used to manufacture barrage balloons during World War Two.Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said the fire is under control and crews are damping down at the building, which has been empty since 2003.
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

The building's art deco clock tower is a local landmark
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

The clock tower in 1949
In June, developers Capital & Centric announced they were transforming the site into a film studio complex to become the new base of Twickenham Studios.
They plan to name it Littlewoods Studios as an homage to the building's history.
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

At its height nine fire crews were tackling the blaze
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

The new art deco Littlewoods HQ in 1938
The roof and upper floor of one wing of the structure were feared to have been lost after the fire took hold shortly before 20:00 BST on Sunday.Merseyside Fire Service said there had been no injuries and there were no concerns over the building's integrity.
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

Firefighters tackling the blaze at the Littlewoods building
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

Workers on the pools floor in 1949
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

Inside the building before the blaze took hold
Littlewoods building engulfed by fire
Inside the Littlewoods dream factory
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

Merseyside Fire Service said there had been no injuries
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

The Littlewoods building has been empty since 2003
Liverpool Littlewoods building fire in pictures

A recent shot of the building before the fire
.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service
Liverpool Littlewoods fire
Liverpool
See also:
Leave a comment
News
  • Latest
  • Read
  • Commented
Calendar Content
«    Ноябрь 2018    »
ПнВтСрЧтПтСбВс
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930