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.

Celebrity Links

Over the years, a number of now famous faces, have emerged from West Derby. Sir Terry Leahy, former England Rugby Union player Mike Slemen, actress Jennifer Ellison and actor Michael Williams all attended St Edwards School. England and Liverpool Football captain Steven Gerrard is a former pupil of Cardinal Heenan School in West Derby. Former Atomic Kitten singer Natasha Hamilton also went to school in West Derby, and was a pupil at Broughton Hall High School.

Local schools

No community can do without top-class educational facilities and West Derby boasts some of Liverpool's finest schools.

  • Blackmoor Park Junior School
  • Broadgreen International School – A Technology College
  • Broadgreen Primary School
  • Broughton Hall High School – A Technology College
  • Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School
  • Colwell Primary School
  • Corinthian Community Primary School
  • Croxteth Community Comprehensive School
  • De La Salle Humanities College
  • Dovecot Primary School
  • Heygreen Community Primary School
  • Holly Lodge Girls College
  • Knotty Ash Primary School
  • Leamington Junior School
  • Lister Junior School
  • Liverpool Community College
  • Maidford Primary School
  • Monksdown Junior School
  • Monksdown Primary School
  • Our Lady and St Swithin's Catholic Primary School
  • Ranworth Square Primary School
  • Roscoe Junior School
  • Runnymede St Edwards College
  • Sandfield Park School
  • St Ceilia's Catholic Junior School
  • St Cuthberts Catholic Primary and Nursery School
  • St Edwards College
  • St John Bosco Arts College
  • St Paul's Catholic Junior School
  • St Teresa's Catholic Junior School
  • St Mary's C of E Primary School
  • St Vincent's School for Blind and Partially Sighted Children
  • West Derby School

Health & Leisure Centres

  • Peter Lloyd Leisure Centre
  • Lifestyles Cardinal Heenan

Popular Attractions / Places to visit

  • Croxteth Park
  • Croxteth Hall

Transport Infrastructure

The area benefits from a strong transport network, which includes road and rail links to the City Centre and other suburbs. There is also quick access to the M62 motorway via Queens Drive.

Where to live

The Sutton Kersh West Derby & Central Liverpool branch has a broad selection of property available in the following areas:

  • L7 Edge Hill, Fairfield
  • L11 Norris Green, Croxteth, Gillmoss, Clubmoor
  • L12 West Derby, Croxteth Park
  • L13 Old Swan, Tuebrook, Stoneycroft, Clubmoor
  • L14 Broadgreen, Dovecot, Knotty Ash, Page Moss
  • L23 Blundellsands, Brighton-le-Sands, Crosby, Little Crosby, Thornton

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