Maghull – I’m guessing that those enormous poles are…..

The second phase of the new housing development on the Ashworth South Site is well underway but one matter that has puzzled a few folk, so I am told, is the huge poles which have been erected towards the eastern end of the triangular site.

Although they could be mistaken for old fashioned radio masts they are far more likely to be for netting to be hung from to stop cricket balls hitting the new luxury properties on the Pavilions development part of the Ashworth South Site. A close examination of the photo above (click on it to enlarge) will show the Moss Side Maghull cricket square being rolled ready for the 2018 season.

One thought on “Maghull – I’m guessing that those enormous poles are…..

  1. Martyn Ball says:

    Tony,
    Yes the Cricket Club have a legal obligation under the common law case of Bolton v Stone to protect neighbours from errant balls.

    But it is heartening that the noble game of cricket still exists in a town rapidly becoming an urban sprawl.

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