Wirral village reveals new street signs showing off Viking links

The name Thingwall literally means Assembly Field Credit: ITV Granada

Residents in Thingwall, which literally means "Assembly Field", have welcomed the signs saying it gives the place a sense of identity.

They were installed after a campaign by Viking expert Prof Steve Harding.

He and local MP Esther McVey unveiled the signs at an event this morning.

The signs were installed after a campaign by a local Viking expert Credit: ITV Granada

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Wirral village unveils new Viking sign

Thingwall village on the Wirral has revealed new signs written in Old Norse to show off its links with the Vikings.