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Abbatoir, New Chester Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside

Abbatoir, New Chester Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside
Photograph taken 29 August 2005 © Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive ref: 389258

This abattoir is dated 1886 and has been occupied by Tranmere Meat Company. An inscription records "These abattoirs were opened by Wm Laird Esq., J.P. and mayor of Birkenhead". The abattoir is understood to be one of the earliest civic slaughter houses in the country.