In a previous post I visited Edge Hill station and mentioned that the arts and culture space Metal was housed in one of the buildings but since I visited at 7pm on a Sunday night it was unsurprisingly closed!
The other day BBC Breakfast visited Metal in a feature about old railway buildings:
What happens to old railway buildings when they are no longer needed?
Many old waiting rooms, parcel offices and station pubs have fallen into disrepair – but now a new scheme has been launched to restore these listed buildings and give them a new lease of life.
The BBC’s Susannah Streeter visited Edge Hill in Liverpool, one of the oldest surviving stations in the world – where one of the disused platform buildings has been transformed into an art gallery and creative space.