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Birkenhead,

city (1991 pop. 99,075) and port, Wirral metropolitan borough, W central England, at the mouth of the Mersey River; connected with Liverpool by the Mersey tunnel. Birkenhead has extensive docks. There are engineering, food-processing and clothing plants. Milling and shipbuilding were responsible for Birkenhead's rapid growth in the 19th cent.

Birkenhead

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Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of, known as F. E. Smith. 1872--1930, British Conservative statesman, lawyer, and orator

Birkenhead

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a port in NW England, in Wirral unitary authority, Merseyside: former shipbuilding centre. Pop.: 83 729 (2001)
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As cafe owner Ken Bibby puts it, "I meet younger people who will say they have never been to Birkenhead Market", while one beauty salon manager said: "Customers stop coming in because they think there's nothing here".
The photos offer a glimpse of the "new" Birkenhead Market in Claughton Road, the old Birkenhead Asda superstore with its rooftop car park, and a bustling Borough Pavement filled with shoppers.
The chair, made by Flemish craftsman Eugeen Vanfleteren, who had settled in Birkenhead, was draped in a black shroud.
Valley St James 6 Eagles 0 Results - Oliver Platt and Chris Joynson beat Josh Joynson and Luke Birkenhead 21-13 21-12, Steve Bricklebank and Pies Boden beat Jacob Birkenhead and Avneet Cheema 21-9 21-10, Platt and Boden beat J Joynson and Cheema 21-17 21-11, Bricklebank and C Joynson beat J and L Birkenhead 21-4 21-10, Boden and C Joynson beat Cheema and L Birkenhead 21-8 21-13, Platt and Bricklebank beat J Joynson and J Birkenhead 21-16 21-11.
Birkenhead Port, part of the Peel group, says overall tonnage for the year to March stood at 3.
Yet, make no mistake about it, M&S leaving Birkenhead is a disaster for the town centre, and not just for sentimental reasons.
Kayla, who has previously suggestedredesigning Anfield to make it a 108,000-seater stadium,says the station could be called Liverpool Birkenhead.
But now she has another idea - that a new rail terminus could open in the centre of Birkenhead for trains to Wales and to the south west.
5bn Wirral Waters scheme to develop docklands between Birkenhead and Wallasey.
The borough's ruling authority has revealed its plan to purchase the leasehold of the site, which sits at the heart of their major PS1bn redevelopment plans for Birkenhead.
The man behind the exhibition is singer-songwriter Dean Johnson, also a former pupil of the Birkenhead Institute, who said it was time a permanent reminder was put in place to mark the famous poet's relationship with Birkenhead and Wirral.
WIRRAL Council wants to buy a key building in Birkenhead town centre as part of a PS1bn regeneration masterplan.