A site meeting to be held at the Station Master’s Houseread more
One proposal is that local artists will be able to exhibit at the Station Master's Houseread more
In January the project team will meet with the architects to agree outline plans and functions for the Station Master's House. Currently the aim is for a small traditional library area, café, computer and meeting rooms. The architect will propose how this can be...read more
As can be seen the main room looks like a student party was held in it last night, but it will eventually become a library area. Other rooms will be a computer room, small cafe, toilets, office and meeting...read more
Everyone involved in the project would like to send warm seasonal greetings to all our supporters and the people of Birkdale, have a great time and a fruitful 2017. We certainly hope to see you at the Station Master's House as soon as we complete the renovations and...read more
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Thanks so much for donating, together we’ll provide a great resource for the Birkdale area, right in the heart of the village!
About the Project
Friends of Birkdale Library became a registered charity in September 2013. When the old Birkdale library site was put out to tender in May 2015 we put in a bid, in conjunction with another agency, to purchase the site.
This bid failed but since then we have been looking to find another suitable premises in the Birkdale area. For the past 12 months
we have been in negotiations with Merseyrail.
We are now extremely pleased to report to you all that we have been given permission to use the station master’s house at Birkdale station for a library and community hub. The house has been unoccupied for many years so we will need to fund raise, and apply for grants, to bring the building up to modern day standards.We are working closely with a representative from
This project will be for the community by the community. We hope to have the support of our community as this is to benefit us all. We will need more people to help us for fundraising, volunteers and general help. We would like to make use of the railway heritage too as this could be the theme through out the house.
Friends of Birkdale Library will change its name to Birkdale Community Hub and Library at the Station Master’s House. We are very excited about this project as at last we have something that our community can be a part of.
If you have any queries or would like to help please let us know via the Contact page.