Port of Garston

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Coordinates: 53°21′04″N 2°54′25″W / 53.351°N 2.907°W / 53.351; -2.907

Garston Docks, Liverpool, 1962

The Port of Garston, also known as Garston Docks is a group of docks on the River Mersey at Garston, Liverpool, England. It is operated by Associated British Ports.

Garston Dock was originally set up by the St. Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway Company in June 1853. It contains Old Dock, North Dock and Stalbridge Dock.

By 1936 the 3 docks had 28.5 acres (11.5 ha) of water, 70 miles (110 km) of sidings, 80 acres (32 ha) of storage and dealt with about two million tons of goods a year.[1]

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  1. ^ Railway Magazine December 1936 LMS advert

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