again Bootle finds itself undergoing major redevelopment being part of the Atlantic
Gateway Strategic Investment Area.
in the Queens Road area that housed many Bootle families are being demolished
and the Heartlands Village project will take their place. Families that have been
moved will have the option to return.
The front of
the Bootle New Strand has also received a face lift. The old Housing office being
the first to be relocated to a brand new development on the site of a garage which
was formerly the site of the old Metropole Theatre which was destroyed on the
7th of May 1941 during the second world war.
redevelopment occuring in Bootle is to an area in Bootle known as the Klondyke
area. There were originally 500 houses on this estate and it was built by William
Klondyke Jones at the beginning of the First World War. These houses were unique
because they had an electricity supply system, however in those early days of
electricity it was switched off at midnight every night. This area of Bootle is
a major expanse of housing near to the Leeds to Liverpool canal and this rebuilding
programme is expected like the Queens Road redevelopment to take many years.
itself at Present is currently very much in a transient period with much change
expected over the forthcoming years.