Maghull – Work starts on North Station Building

Work continues apace with the construction of Merseyrail’s new Maghull North Station with the station building itself start to rise from the ground. The photo below illustrates the situation on Monday 05th February:-

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Behind the station the progress of house building on the Poppy Fields/Ashworth South site can also be clearly seen. This was the site of the former Moss Side Hospital which became world famous for its treatment of shell-shock sufferers during WW1.

2 thoughts on “Maghull – Work starts on North Station Building

  1. Phil Holden says:

    and subsequently for its notorious inmates……

    • Not quite Phil, Moss Side Hospital was not for the criminally insane if that is the correct term. Ashworth Hospital on the other side of Park Lane, which is still there of course, was for those who presented a danger to society.

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