Area Guides

Allerton & South Liverpool

South Liverpool is the city's suburban heartland, offering a refreshing alternative to the city centre. It is an area of history comprising many beautiful parks including Calderstones, Sefton, Princes, Otterspool, and Sudley. There are vibrant high streets in Allerton, Woolton, Wavertree, and Aigburth, offering shopping, restaurants, bars, cinemas and libraries. Good schooling is in abundance across all age groups, from nursery to university level. There are a number of public transport links including bus and rail services. John Lennon Airport is quickly accessible as is the M62 motorway.

Allerton & South Liverpool Area Guide

Anfield Area Guide

Anfield is becoming a far more affluent place to be seen in and around due to major redevelopments in the area. The future of learning and progressing is in the New North Liverpool Academy. There is a general shopping area in Anfield with bars and bistros. Further shopping and hotel facilities will be the new Hotel and Plaza Development on the old Liverpool ground. Transport services are offered to all arterial routs in and out of the city and to the excellent parks including Stanley Park and Newsham Park. Further shopping facilities can be offered in close by West Derby Road that boasts a good local market.

Anfield Area Guide

City Centre

Liverpool is a city steeped in history and heritage. Winner of the Capital of Culture 2008, the city has something for everyone with breathtaking architecture, a prestigious cultural scene, a thriving waterfront, and a restaurant and nightlife scene that is amongst the UK's best.

Liverpool city centre has undergone something of a renaissance over recent years. The LiverpoolOne shopping development is the largest in Europe and has transformed the City Centre. Other impressive redevelopment projects include the Paradise Development, new Liverpool Museum, and the state of the art Echo Arena in Kings Dock, which have all breathed huge life into the City. Regeneration work continues in the Ropewalks area, and more exciting new plans are in place to further improve its famous waterfront.

City Centre Area Guide

Walton, Anfield & North Liverpool

North Liverpool is the prime location for the City's first time buyers and young professionals. The high streets in Bootle, Walton, Anfield, Orrell Park and Fazakerley offer shopping, restaurants, cinemas, libraries, gyms and a variety of other leisure facilities. Schooling is offered across all age ranges. A good infrastructure combined with strong community spirit makes North Liverpool a very popular place to live.

The regeneration of North Liverpool is a main priority for the council. Liverpool Vision has devised a 20year strategy with the assistance of Liverpool Council, NWDA, and the Government Office and Homes and Communities Agency. The Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF) is focused on four main areas which include Anfield, County, Everton and Kirkdale. It is aimed at improving economic and employment performance in the area, continuing to improve housing stock, and to look at ways partners can add to the areas community.

Walton, Anfield & North Liverpool Area Guide

West Derby & Central Liverpool

West Derby is an attractive and historic area. Mentioned in the Domesday Book, it rose to prominence before Liverpool did. Its village is charming, with attractive cottages and churches, an Elizabethan courthouse, and leafy open space in the beautiful Croxteth Park.

West Derby consists of more than history. It is a much sought-after residential area providing a selection of traditional and new houses, which range from first time buyer homes, to prestigious properties in Sandfield Park. Shopping, major road links and great leisure facilities are all on offer in this highly desirable area.

West Derby & Central Liverpool Area Guide

Woolton Area Guide

Woolton Village has the distinction of being the first urban village ever to win the Britain in Bloom 'Best Large Village' award and is one of the most prestigious areas of Liverpool.

There is a wealth of history in the area dating back to the Iron Age, remnants of which lie within Camp Hill, right up to more recent times including the local church where Eleanor Rigby, of Beatles fame, is reputed to be buried.

Woodland areas are located in nearby Woolton Woods, Camp Hill, Black Wood, Reynolds Park as are plentiful leisure and entertainment facilities including wine bars, restaurants, cinema, library and swimming baths.

Woolton Area Guide

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