West Kirby residents are being asked for their views on the new flood wall that will shortly be built along South Parade.

The public consultation for the options for West Kirby Flood Alleviation starts on Monday 11 March, until Sunday 31 March 2019.

A permanent display of the options and more information about the scheme will be available to view at West Kirby library from the 11 March, while the drop-in sessions to learn more about the scheme will take place on:

  • Tuesday 12 March - West Kirby Library, noon to 8pm
  • Thursday 14 March - West Kirby United Reform Church, noon to 7pm
  • Tuesday 19 March - West Kirby Library, noon to 8pm

You can register, via Eventbrite, for presentations on the proposals and a Q and A session at the above drop-in sessions. Presentations will be at 1pm, 4pm and 7pm on the 12 and 19 March and 1pm and 5.30pm on the 14 March.

Register for a presentation on 12 March

Register for a presentation on 14 March

Register for a presentation on 19 March

Have your say

The consultant appointed to work with Wirral Council to design the 1.1km floodwall, AECOM, will put options on display and host a series of drop-in sessions in March in West Kirby to give people the chance to comment on a number of design options.

Complete an online survey and have your say

The consultation period will close on Sunday 31 March 2019.

What happens next?

Following this consultation exercise, detailed design and submission of the planning application will be completed and if all goes according to schedule, construction work will begin in the summer and last up to six months.

Read further information about the West Kirby flood alleviation proposals.