Many thanks to Graham Price for these additional photos of the Hoylake Spitfire that once stood on a garage forecourt on Market Street. You can see the first photo of the Spitfire right here.
Michael Bennett has sent this link (also mentioned in the original comments by Kevin Radford) which indicates that the plane flew in the remake of Pearl Harbour in 2000.
The old petrol station is now Sainsbury’s Local, so imagine the plane sat there in the car park! The following photo shows a second plane:
Here’s a final photo for you: