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 is closely associated with The Beatles. Penny Lane, John Lennon's former home on Menlove Avenue, Sir Paul McCartney's former home on Forthlin Road, and Strawberry Fields can all be found in this pleasant leafy suburb.

Well-known soap opera Hollyoaks is filmed in Childwall; a district within South Liverpool.

The beautiful Calderstones Park in Allerton plays host to the Liverpool International Tennis Tournament every year. Many famous faces from the world of tennis have played in the tournament including John McEnroe, Martina Hingis, Martina Navratilova, Greg Rusedski, and Richard Krajicek.

Local Schools

Some of the schools that can be found in South Liverpool include:

  • Dovedale Junior School
  • Booker Avenue Primary School
  • Our Lady's Bishop Eton Catholic Primary School
  • King David School
  • Booker Avenue Junior School
  • Abbots Lea School
  • Banks Road Primary School
  • Bellevale Community Primary School
  • St Anthony of Padua Catholic Primary School
  • Liverpool College
  • Belvedere School
  • Liverpool Blue Coat School
  • Calderstones High School
  • Gateacre Community Comprehensive School
  • Childwall School – A Specialist Sports College
  • New Hayes Community School
  • King David High School
  • St Francis Xavier's College (SFX)
  • St Margaret’s School
  • St Hilda's C of E High School
  • Wavertree C of E School
  • Liverpool John Moore's Campus (part of)
  • Liverpool Hope Campus

Health and Fitness Clubs

  • David Lloyd Leisure, Speke Road
  • L.A Fitness, Rose Lane
  • Palmerston Tennis Club, Palmerston Road
  • Liverpool Cricket Club, Aigburth
  • Holt Recreation Ground
  • Wavertree Tennis Centre and Liverpool Athletics Track

Popular Attractions / Places To Visit

  • Calderstones Park
  • Sefton Park
  • Princes Park
  • Sudley House
  • Otterspool Prom
  • Speke Retail Park
  • Woolton Cinema
  • Lark Lane


South Liverpool has a comprehensive local road and rail network allowing easy access to the City Centre, and the M62 and M56 motorways.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is located in the district of Speke, in South Liverpool. The airport flies to a growing number of destinations throughout Europe, and more recently, long-haul flights have been introduced through the addition of KLM Airways to the flight schedule. Other airlines that fly from the airport include EasyJet and Ryanair.

Where to live

Sutton Kersh is experienced in selling property in the following postcode areas in South Liverpool:

  • L15 Wavertree
  • L16 Broadgreen, Bowring Park, Childwall.
  • L17 Aigburth, Sefton Park, Lark Lane, Fullwood Park.
  • L18 Allerton, Mossley Hill
  • L19 Aigburth, Grassendale Park, Cressington Park, Garston.
  • L24 Hale, Speke
  • L25 Belle Vale, Gateacre, Hunts Cross, Woolton
  • L26 Halewood
  • L27 Netherley
  • L36 Huyton, Roby, Tarbock

In the Spotlight


L18 is one of the most affluent and sort after postcodes in Merseyside.

Menlove Avenue is a very popular area for its charming and well-sized properties, and is a beautiful big leafy avenue, as are many of the streets in this area. If it's a slice of history you are after, then Menlove Avenue is also where John Lennon from The Beatles lived. His fellow Beatle bandmate Paul McCartney also lived there on Forthlan road, just off Mather Avenue; another popular residential street.

Allerton Road is the main high street in L18. It is a busy street full of shops and bars that tails off into a residential area with a selection of large detached, semi-detached and terrace homes, offering something for everyone.

Allerton provides a great mix of life and when deciding where to live probably the best idea is to walk around, soak up the beautiful, varied surroundings, and simply find and fall in love with the perfect property that suits you best of all. Seeking


Woolton Village has the distinction of being the first urban village to win the Britain in Bloom 'Best Large Village' award, and is consider to be one of the most prestigious areas in 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 Woods, Reynolds Park, as are plentiful leisure and entertainment facilities including wine bars, restaurants, and a quaint traditional cinema.

The area has excellent public transport links and road systems, enabling easy access to the City Centre and other suburbs, the M62 and M56 motorways, and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

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