Is Staines the ‘New’ Liverpool?

Is Staines UK’s new Liverpool?

Celestial hometown popsters- Hard Fi

In a story about hometown celestial pop-group Hard Fi, the local paper
ran a headline asking is Staines the UK’s New Liverpool….

So AdPontes-Staines checked the stats…


Liverpool engraving


Staines engraving

size pop. 816,000 size pop. 52,400
river Mersey river Thames
Inhabitants Scousers Inhabitants Chavs
age 900 years age 2000 years
Domesday Book? No Domesday Book? Yes
Youth Culture Mersey Beat Youth Culture Suburban Indie
Cultural Centre Cultural Desert
City Of Poetry City Of Profanity
Art Several Galleries Art An art walk
Sport Liverpool
Sport Staines
Performance Performing
Performance Performing
Waterfront World Heritage Magna Carta
Airport John Lennon Airport Heathrow
Pop Stars Beatles Pop Stars Hard Fi
Ken Dodd
Bobby Davro
Trivia Adolf Hitlers brother once lived here Trivia The man who arrested Guy Fawkes once lived here
Total 8/16 Total 7/16

Next week… is Staines the New Detroit, the New Florence, the New
Mississippi Delta? etc. etc etc.

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