In the heart of the Northern Powerhouse; Wirral is within minutes of Liverpool, Cheshire, North Wales and Manchester.

It is perfectly positioned to capitalise on unprecedented economic opportunities, build on recent outstanding success and still retain its character and charm as a historic, picturesque and sought-after location.

A great place

Wirral is a unique place, home to a growing population of over 320,000 people and over 8,000 businesses. It is a stunning peninsula, extending to 60 square miles, with 25 miles of coastline.


It is an area of outstanding natural beauty, packed full of spectacular scenery, with a rich mixture of culture, heritage and picturesque cottages. It offers cutting edge technology and executive living along the banks of the River Mersey, overlooking one of the most awe-inspiring views anywhere in the world in the famous Liverpool skyline.

To live, work and visit

Almost 9 in 10 of our children attend schools which Ofsted rate as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’, just this past year we have helped create more than 800 new businesses and 1,000 new jobs. Our environment, our parks and our leisure and cultural offer are among the best in the UK.

Living in Wirral means living in a place where everything is within easy reach. Historic Chester, thriving Liverpool and Manchester, global events and attractions and culture, sporting and educational opportunities which are second to none in Europe.

Visitors to our borough seem to agree, with another 8.5% increase in the value of our tourism economy just last year – a bigger increase than anywhere in the region.

Find out more about what Wirral has to offer