Have you ever felt taking a tour based on the history of Birkenhead?

Now you can thanks Wirral based author Ian Collard and his latest book Birkenhead History Tour.

Birkenhead History Tour is an illustrated guide exploring the history of the town from the twelfth-century and mentions often forgotten landmarks such as The Wirral Dispensary and Hospital for Sick Children, Shore Road Pumping Station and Bridge Inn, Port Sunlight.

Ian has written many books on ocean liners and cargo ships sailing out of Liverpool and is acknowledged as a local expert.

In this latest fact-guide, he takes readers on a fascinating walk through the town and its history.

Along the route readers will be able to see how Birkenhead has changed through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

With the help of a handy location map, this pocket-sized guide explores some of the streets, buildings and landmarks, and discovers the well-known and hidden aspects of Birkenhead’s social and industrial heritage.

For more information and to get a copy of Birkenhead History Tour visit