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Transmitter Sites On Merseyside

Original Photography By Jim Lowe

Storeton Hill (Wirral UK)

The tower at storeton Hill on the Wirral was completed in 1980 to serve poor TV reception areas in South Liverpool and parts of the Wirral. This first picture, taken in 1982 shows the tower with just the TV antennas and a couple of utility repeaters.

Storeton 1

Copyright Jim Lowe 1998

This picture, taken in April 1998 shows the tower as it looks today, loaded with mobile phone cell antennas, and various dishes etc. The transmitter for The Buzz 97.1 (Formerly MFM Wirral) is now at this site.

Storeton 2

Copyright Jim Lowe 1998

A closer view of the tower showing some of the 'hardware' added in recent years.

Storeton 3

Copyright Jim Lowe 1998