Liverpool City Views

138 m (452 ft) tall Radio City Tower, built in 1969

Date

22 October 2011
Location

Liverpool

SJ 35385 89411; 53.39754°N, 2.97321°W

Information

Views of the city of Liverpool and beyond taken from the top of the tower of Liverpool Cathedral.

Radio City Tower (Wikipedia)
Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral (Wikipedia)
Royal Liver Building (Wikipedia)
George’s Dock Ventilation and Central Station of the Mersey Road Tunnel (Liverpool World Heritage)
Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm (Wikipedia)
Fort Perch Rock (Wikipedia)
New Brighton Lighthouse (Wikipedia)
Port of Liverpool Wind Farm (Peel Energy)
Seaforth Wind Farm (Peel Energy)

Metropolitan Cathedral Church of Christ the King – Roman Catholic cathedral constructed from 1962 to 1967 and designed by Frederick Gibberd, who was later sued over structural defects in the design.

Grade I listed Royal Liver Building – purpose-built premises of the Royal Liver Assurance group opened in 1911. The tower in front is a ventilation shaft for the Queensway Tunnel from Liverpool to Birkenhead under the Mersey. George's Dock Ventilation and Central Station of the Mersey Road Tunnel is Grade II listed and was constructed from 1931-1934 in an Egypt-inspired art deco design.

Liverpool, the River Mersey and the Wirral peninsula, with Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool Bay in the distance. The wind farm comprises 25 3.6 MW turbines and was opened in 2007.

Liverpool, the River Mersey and the Wirral peninsula. At the end of the peninsula (top right) can be seen Fort Perch Rock, a former coastal defence battery built in the 1820s, and New Brighton Lighthouse, which dates from 1827. The square tower (below and to the right of the lighthouse) on the Liverpool side of the Mersey is a ventilation shaft for the Kingsway Tunnel.

Radio City Tower and the Port of Liverpool Wind Farm in the commercial docks (near), commissioned in 2009 and comprising four 2.5 MW turbines, and the Seaforth Wind Farm in the Royal Seaforth Dock (far), operating since 1999 with six 600 kW turbines.

Liverpool, looking towards the Metropolitan Cathedral

Liverpool, the River Mersey and the Wirral peninsula

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