|City of Liverpool|
Mist on the Mersey at night
Location within England
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||North West England|
|Admin HQ||Liverpool City Centre|
|- Type||Metropolitan borough, City|
|- Governing body||Liverpool City Council|
|- Borough & City||43. See also Mersey River (Tasmania and Mersey River (Nova Scotia. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Constituent country is a phrase used often by official institutions in contexts in which a country makes up a part of a larger entity or grouping England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland North West England is one of the nine official Regions of England. The ceremonial counties are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government as the Counties for the purposes of the Lieutenancies Merseyside is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1365900 A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. See City of Liverpool for other meanings Liverpool City Council is the governing body for the city of Liverpool in Merseyside Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. 2 sq mi (111. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 84 km²)|
|Elevation||230 ft (70 m)|
|Population (2005 est / Urban=2006)|
|- Borough & City||436,100 (Ranked 6th)|
|- Density||12,952. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. The figures are mid-year estimates for 2007 from the Office for National Statistics. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 5/sq mi (5,001/km²)|
| - Ethnicity|
|92. A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large Metropolis and its adjacent zone of influence or of more than one closely adjoining neighboring central 3% White|
1. 9% S. Asian
1. 8% Black British
2. 1% Chinese and other
1. 9% Mixed Race
|Time zone||Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)|
|- Summer (DST)||British Summer Time (UTC+1)|
|Postal Code||L postcode area|
|OS grid reference||SJ437905|
Liverpool (Middle English: Lerpoole) is a city and metropolitan borough in the county of Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT) is a term originally referring to mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London Coordinated Universal Time, the basis for the world's civil time frequently referred to by the name of its predecessor Greenwich Mean Time Western Daylight saving time ( DST Western European Summer Time ( WEST) is a summer Daylight saving time scheme 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. UTC+1 is used in the following locations Central European Time West Africa Time Western European Summer Time The L postcode area, also known as the Liverpool postcode area, is a group of postal districts in Merseyside and Lancashire, specifically around Bootle A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks ISO 3166-2GB is an ISO standard which defines Geocodes it is the subset of ISO 3166-2 which applies to the United Kingdom. The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating Census and other statistical data The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using Latitude and Longitude The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics, ( NUTS) for the French nomenclature d'unités territoriales statistiques, is a Geocode A demonym or gentilic is a word that denotes the members of a People or the inhabitants of a place Head cheese ( AmE) or brawn ( BrE) is in fact not a Cheese, but meat slices in Aspic, with onion black pepper allspice bayleaf salt Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary Middle English is the name given by Historical linguistics to the diverse forms of the English language spoken between the Norman invasion of A city is an Urban area with a large Population and a particular Administrative, Legal, or Historical status A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. Merseyside is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1365900 England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland See also Mersey River (Tasmania and Mersey River (Nova Scotia.) (
Inhabitants of Liverpool are referred to as Liverpudlians but are also known as "Scousers" , in reference to the local meal known as 'scouse', a form of stew. Scouse (ˈskaʊs is the accent and Dialect of English found in the city of Liverpool, and in some adjoining urban areas of Merseyside The word scouse is from the word lobscouse meaning a meat stew which was commonly eaten by seamen The word 'scouse' is probably a contraction of 'lobscouse'. If that is the case, then the Lancashire stew known as 'lobby' may well also have the same roots. Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea The word scouse has also become synonymous with the Liverpool accent and dialect. In Linguistics, stress is the relative emphasis that may be given to certain Syllables in a word A dialect (from the Greek word διάλεκτος dialektos) is a variety of a Language that is characteristic of a particular group of In 2007 the city celebrated its 800th anniversary, and in 2008 it holds the European Capital of Culture title together with Stavanger, Norway. The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one Calendar year during which it is given a chance to showcase its is a city and municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway. Norway ( Norwegian: Norge ( Bokmål) or Noreg ( Nynorsk) officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a Constitutional  The developments associated with this title has brought in an estimated £2 billion in investment in the city; similar to the economic, cultural and commercial expansion that Barcelona saw following the 1992 Olympics. Barcelona ( Catalan bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish baɾθeˈlona is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia The 1992 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were an International Multi-sport event held in Barcelona, 
King John's letters patent of 1207 announced the foundation of the borough of Liverpool, but by the middle of the 16th century the population was still only around 500. The History of Liverpool can be traced back to 1190 when the place was known as 'Liuerpul' possibly meaning a pool or creek with muddy water Letters patent are a type of Legal instrument in the form of an Open letter issued by a Monarch or Government, granting an office right In the 17th century there was slow progress in trade and population growth. Battles for the town were waged during the English Civil War, including an eighteen-day siege in 1644. The English Civil War (1642-1651 was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians and Royalists. In 1699 Liverpool was made a parish by Act of Parliament, that same year its first slave ship, Liverpool Merchant, set sail for Africa. A parish is a Local church; it is an administrative unit typically found in episcopal or presbyterian churches An Act of Parliament is a Law enacted as Primary legislation by a national or sub-national Parliament. As trade from the West Indies surpassed that of Ireland and Europe, and as the River Dee silted up, Liverpool began to grow. The Caribbean (ˌkærəˡbiən kæ'rəbiən Cariben|Caraïben or Caraïben; Caraïbe or more commonly Antilles; Caribe is a Region consisting The River Dee ( Welsh: Afon Dyfrdwy) is a 70-mile-long (110 km River. The first commercial wet dock was built in Liverpool in 1715. A wet dock is a dock where the level of water in the dock is maintained despite the raising and lowering of the tide  Substantial profits from the slave trade helped the town to prosper and rapidly grow. The history of slavery uncovers many different forms of human exploitation across many cultures throughout history By the close of the century Liverpool controlled over 41% of Europe's and 80% of Britain's slave commerce.
By the start of the 19th century, 40% of the world's trade was passing through Liverpool and the construction of major buildings reflected this wealth. In 1830, Liverpool and Manchester became the first cities to have an intercity rail link, through the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The Liverpool and Manchester Railway (L&MR was the world's first inter-city passenger Railway in which all the trains were timetabled and were hauled for most of the distance The population continued to rise rapidly, especially during the 1840s when Irish migrants began arriving by the hundreds of thousands as a result of the Great Famine. The Irish diaspora (Diaspóra na nGael consists of Irish Emigrants and their descendants in countries such as Great Britain, the United States By 1851, approximately 25% of the city's population was Irish-born. During the first part of the 20th century, Liverpool was drawing immigrants from across Europe.
The Housing Act 1919 resulted in mass council housing building across Liverpool during the 1920s and 1930s. The Liverpool and Manchester Railway (L&MR was the world's first inter-city passenger Railway in which all the trains were timetabled and were hauled for most of the distance Thousands of families were rehoused from decrepit inner-city slums to well-equipped new homes on suburban housing estates which offered a far higher standard of living. A great deal of private houses were also built during this era. The process continued after the Second World War, with many more new housing estates being built in suburban areas, while some of the older inner city areas where also redeveloped for new homes. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including
The population of Liverpool peaked in the 1931 census, which reported 855,688 inhabitants. This had declined to 610,114 by 1961, and decreased further to 439,476 in the 2001 census. 
During World War II there were 80 air-raids on Merseyside, killing 2500 people and causing damage to almost half the homes in the metropolitan area. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including The Liverpool Blitz was the heavy and sustained bombing of the city of Liverpool and the surrounding area in England during World War II by the Since 1952 Liverpool has been twinned with Cologne, Germany, a city which also shared the horrific experience of excessive aerial bombing. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Significant rebuilding followed the war, including massive housing estates and the Seaforth Dock, the largest dock project in Britain. Seaforth Dock (also known as the Royal Seaforth Dock) is a purpose built dock and Container terminal, on the River Mersey, England
In the 1960s Liverpool became a centre of youth culture. A youth subculture is a Youth -based Subculture with distinct styles behaviours and interests The "Merseybeat" sound which became synonymous with The Beatles and fellow Liverpudlian rock bands of the era catapulted the city to the front of the popular music scene. The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960
From the mid-1970s onwards Liverpool's docks and traditional manufacturing industries went into sharp decline. Manufacturing (from Latin manu factura, "making by hand" is the use of tools and labor to make things for use or sale The advent of containerization meant that the city's docks became largely obsolete. Containerization (or containerisation) is a system of Intermodal freight transport Cargo Transport using standard ISO containers In the early 1980s unemployment rates in Liverpool were among the highest in the UK. Unemployment occurs when a person is available to work and currently seeking work but the person is without work. In recent years, Liverpool's economy has recovered and has experienced growth rates higher than the national average since the mid-nineties.
Previously part of Lancashire, and a county borough from 1889, Liverpool became in 1974 a metropolitan borough within the newly created metropolitan county of Merseyside. Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea A metropolitan borough is a type of local government district in England covering urban areas within metropolitan counties. The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level Administrative division of England. Merseyside is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1365900
At the end of the 20th century Liverpool was concentrating on regeneration, a process which still continues today, with the city winning the accolade of European Capital of Culture for 2008. The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one Calendar year during which it is given a chance to showcase its
Capitalising on the popularity of the 1960s pop group The Beatles and other groups of the Merseybeat era, tourism has also become a significant factor in Liverpool's economy. The Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II marked the fiftieth anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II 's accession to the throne For the ship see RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Context States headed by Elizabeth II Plantlife is a wild plant conservation charity founded in 1989 In a number of countries plants have been chosen as symbols to represent specific geographic areas The Sea holly (biological binomial term Eryngium maritimum) is a species of Eryngium in the plant family Apiaceae and native The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960
In 2004, property developer Grosvenor started the Paradise Project, a £920 m development centered on Paradise Street, which involved the most significant changes to Liverpool's city centre since the post-war reconstruction. The Grosvenor Group is a property company which is privately owned by the Duke of Westminster. Now known as Liverpool one, opened in May 2008.
2007 was the anniversary of the foundation of the city (1207), for which a number of events were planned.
Liverpool is governed by Liverpool City Council, one of five councils within the metropolitan county of Merseyside, and is one of England's core cities and its third most populous — 447,500 in 2006, with 816,000 jobs in the Liverpool Urban Area, the conurbation around the city that includes other towns (such as St. Helens and Haydock) on the Liverpool side of the Mersey but not those on the Wirral Peninsula. The Liverpool Town Hall is a Grade I Listed Building built in a striking style of architecture Year 1754 ( MDCCLIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or See City of Liverpool for other meanings Liverpool City Council is the governing body for the city of Liverpool in Merseyside The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level Administrative division of England. The English Core Cities Group is an association of eight large regional cities in England: Birmingham (region of West Midlands) This is a list of the largest cities and towns of England ordered by population. The " Liverpool Urban Area" is a term used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS to denote the Urban area around Liverpool in England St Helens ( is a large town in Merseyside, England It is the largest settlement of the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens with a population of just over 100000 Haydock is a village and electoral ward within the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, in Merseyside, England. Wirral or the Wirral (ˈwɪrəl is a Peninsula in the north west of England. The term Greater Merseyside is sometimes used to describe a broader area, which also includes the borough of Halton. Greater Merseyside is a term that has a semi-official usage by the local authorities of the Metropolitan county of Merseyside and Borough of Halton when Halton is a local government district in North West England, with borough status and administered by a Unitary authority.
The city is built across a ridge of sandstone hills rising up to a height of around 230 feet (70 metres) above sea-level at Everton Hill, which represent the southern boundary of the West Lancashire Coastal Plain. Sandstone is a Sedimentary rock composed mainly of Sand -size Mineral or rock grains. The West Lancashire Coastal Plain is a large area in the south west of Lancashire, England. The Liverpool Urban Area runs directly into Bootle, Crosby and Maghull in south Sefton to the north, and Kirkby, Huyton, Prescot and Halewood in Knowsley to the east. The " Liverpool Urban Area" is a term used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS to denote the Urban area around Liverpool in England Bootle is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, in Merseyside, England. Maghull is a town and Civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, in Merseyside, England. Kirkby ( IPA /ˈkɝbiː/ — the second "k" is silent is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley on Merseyside in England Huyton is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, in Merseyside, England. Prescot is a town and Civil parish, within the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley on Merseyside, England. Halewood is a Civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, in Merseyside, England. It faces Wallasey and Birkenhead across the River Mersey to the west. Wallasey is a large town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, in Merseyside, England, on the mouth of the River Mersey Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England. See also Mersey River (Tasmania and Mersey River (Nova Scotia.
This is a chart of trend of regional gross value added (GVA) of Liverpool at current basic prices published (pp. Gross Value Added or GVA is a measure in Economics of the value of goods and services produced in an area or sector of an Economy. 240-253) by the Office for National Statistics with figures in millions of pounds sterling. The Office for National Statistics (ONS is the executive office of the UK Statistics Authority, a non-ministerial department which reports directly The Pound Sterling ( symbol £; ISO code: GBP) subdivided into 100 pence (singular penny) is the Currency
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The economy of Liverpool is beginning to recover from its long, post-World War II decline. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Between 1995 and 2001 GVA per head grew at 6. 3% annum. This compared with 5. 8% for inner London and 5. 7% for Bristol. Bristol ( ˈbrɪstəl is a city, Unitary authority and ceremonial county in South West England, west of London The rate of job growth was 9. 2% compared with a national average of 4. 9% for the same period, 1998-2002. However, Liverpool is still comparatively poor; a 2001 report by CACI showed that Liverpool still had four of the ten poorest postcode districts in the country, and almost 30% of people aged 65 or over are without central heating. 
Like the rest of the United Kingdom the city has seen a large growth in the service sector, both public and private. Government offices include parts of the National Health Service, Revenue and Customs and Home Office agencies such as the Criminal Records Bureau and the Identity and Passport Service, formerly the UK Passport Agency. The National Health Service is the name commonly used to refer to the four Publicly-funded healthcare systems of the United Kingdom collectively or individually (although The Home Office is the United Kingdom government department responsible for security and order The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB established in March 2002 is an Executive Agency of the Home Office in the United Kingdom, which conducts Criminal The Identity and Passport Service is an Executive Agency of the Home Office in the United Kingdom which became operational on 1 April 2006 after the passing Major private sector service industry concerns have also invested in Liverpool especially the financial services sector with Barclays, Abbey National, Alliance & Leicester, Royal Bank of Scotland Group, HBOS and the Bank of Ireland either opening or expanding their sites, a number of major call centres have opened in recent years too and the professional advice sector, in particular legal advice has grown. Barclays PLC is a major global financial services provider operating in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Latin America, Australia Abbey, formerly Abbey National, is one of the largest banks in the United Kingdom Alliance & Leicester is a British Bank and former Building society. The Royal Bank of Scotland plc ( Scottish Gaelic: Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group HBOS plc ( is a Banking and Insurance group in the United Kingdom, the Holding company for Bank of Scotland plc, which The Bank of Ireland (Banc na hÉireann, officially known as the Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland is a commercial Bank operation in Ireland The activities of the port had, due to containerisation and reduced levels of commerce, left the region with a communications infrastructure that exceeded its requirements, however the port's cargo volumes have picked up significantly and there are presently plans to accommodate post-panamax ships on the Mersey. " Panamax " ships are of the maximum dimensions that will fit through the locks of the Panama Canal.
Growth in the areas of New Media has been helped by the existence of a relatively large computer game development community. New media is a term meant to encompass the emergence of Digital, Computerized or Networked information and communication technologies A personal computer Game (also known as a computer game or simply PC game) is a Video game played on a Personal computer, rather Sony based one of only a handful of European PlayStation research and development centres in Wavertree, after buying out noted software publisher Psygnosis. The PlayStation (abbreviated PS, PSone, PS1, or informally as PSX) is a 32-bit fifth generation Video game console Psygnosis was a British Video game developer publisher, perhaps best known for their Lemmings, Wipeout Indeed, according to a 2006 issue of industry magazine 'Edge' (issue 162), the first professional quality PlayStation software developer's kits were largely programmed by Sony's Liverpool 'studio' – the console has since become one of the World's most successful consumer products ever.
Tourism is a major factor in the economy and will be of increasing importance in the run up to the Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture. This has led to a great increase in the provision of high quality services such as hotels, restaurants and clubs. The buildings of Liverpool not only attract tourists but also film makers, who regularly use Liverpool to double for cities around the world and making it the second most filmed city in the UK.
Car-manufacturing also takes place in the city at the Halewood plant where the Jaguar X-Type and Land Rover Freelander models are assembled. Halewood is a Civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, in Merseyside, England. The X-Type is a Compact executive car produced by the British luxury Automaker Jaguar since 2001 The Land Rover Freelander is a compact crossover SUV made by the British company Land Rover; currently a subsidiary of Tata Motors
The owner of Liverpool's port and airport, Peel Holdings, announced on March 6 2007 that is had plans to redevelop the city's northern dock area with a scheme entitled Liverpool Waters, which may see the creation of 17,000 jobs and £5. Events 1079 - Omar Khayyám completes the Iranian calendar. 1454 - Thirteen Years' War: Delegates of Liverpool Waters is a large scale £55bn development that has been proposed by the company Peel Holdings in the Vauxhall area of Liverpool, Merseyside 5bn invested in the vicinity over a 50 year period.
Liverpool's main shopping area is Church Street, lying between Bold Street to the East and Lord Street to the West. Bold Street is a street in Liverpool, England. It is famous for its cafes high street stores such as Waterstone's and Holland & Barrett, and 
Liverpool contains over 2,500 listed buildings (of which 26 are Grade I listed and 85 are Grade II* listed). Wirral or the Wirral (ˈwɪrəl is a Peninsula in the north west of England. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established on November 16 A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex Liverpool is one of the largest cities in the United Kingdom. Partial and incomplete lists of listed buildings in Liverpool, England. It has been the beneficiary of high-minded public spirit since the late 18th century, largely with Dissenter impetus, resulting in more public sculpture than in any UK city aside from Westminster, more listed buildings than any city apart from London and, surprisingly, more Georgian houses than the city of Bath. The term dissenter (from the Latin dissentire, “to disagree” labels one who dissents or disagrees in matters of opinion belief etc The City of Westminster ( is a borough of London with city status. Bath is a city in Somerset in the south west of England It is situated west of London and south-east of Bristol. Well-known architects are represented in Liverpool, including Peter Ellis, Harvey Lonsdale Elmes, John Foster, Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, Sir Edwin Lutyens, Sir Frederick Gibberd, and Norman Shaw. An architect is a licensed individual who leads a design team in the Planning and Design of buildings and participates in oversight of Building Construction Peter Ellis was a 19th century Liverpool Architect. He designed the revolutionary Oriel Chambers in 1864 at the corner of Water Street and Covent Garden Harvey Lonsdale Elmes (1813&ndash 26 November, 1847) the son of James Elmes, was born in Chichester, England. This is about the better known architect For his architect father see John Foster Sr Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, OM, FRIBA ( November 9 1880 – February 8 1960) was an English Architect Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM, KCIE, PRA, FRIBA, LLD ( 29 March 1869 – 1 January 1944 Sir Frederick Ernest Gibberd (7 January 1908 - 9 January 1984 was an English Architect and Landscape designer Gibberd was born in Coventry Richard Norman Shaw RA ( Edinburgh, 7 May 1831 &ndash London, 17 November 1912) was the most influential British architect
In 2004, Liverpool's waterfront was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage site, reflecting the city's importance in the development of the world's trading system and dock technology. The Royal Liver Building (pronounced ˈlaɪvə) is a building in Liverpool, England; part of the city's UNESCO World heritage United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established on November 16 A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site (such as a Forest, Mountain, Lake, Desert, Monument, Building, complex A dock (from Dutch 'dok' is a man-made feature involved in the handling of boats or ships 
The docks are central to Liverpool's history, with the best-known being Albert Dock: the first enclosed, non-combustible dock warehouse system in the world and is built in cast iron, brick and stone. The Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England. It was designed by Jesse Hartley. Jesse Hartley was born in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England 21st December 1780 died Bootle, Liverpool 24th August 1860 Restored in the 1980s, the Albert Dock is the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in Britain. Part of the old dock complex is now the home to the Merseyside Maritime Museum (an Anchor Point of ERIH, The European Route of Industrial Heritage), the International Slavery Museum and the Tate Liverpool. The Merseyside Maritime Museum is a Museum based in the city of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. The European Route of Industrial Heritage ( ERIH) is a network of the most important Industrial Heritage sites in Europe A new International Slavery Museum is being created in Liverpool as part of the National Museums Liverpool group Tate Liverpool is an Art gallery and Museum in Liverpool, England, and part of Tate, along with Tate St Ives, Cornwall Other relics of the dock system include the Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse, which at the time of its construction in 1901, was the world's largest building in terms of area, and is still the world's largest brick-work building. Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse, ( Stanley Dock, Liverpool, England) is a Grade II Listed building and is the world's largest brick Also the ill-fated passenger liner RMS Titanic was registered in Liverpool. A superliner is an Ocean liner of over 10000 gross tons The term was coined in the late 19th century when ocean liners were rapidly increasing in size and speed Construction The Titanic was a White Star Line ocean liner built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland
The Pier Head is the most famous image of Liverpool, the location of the Three Graces (a fairly recent phrase), three of Liverpool's most recognisable buildings. The Pier Head is a riverside location in the city centre of Liverpool, England. In ordefrom north to south they are:
They were built on the site of the former George's Dock and Manchester Dock. George's Dock was a dock, on the River Mersey and part of the Port of Liverpool. Manchester Dock was a dock on the River Mersey in England and a part of the Port of Liverpool.
Kings Dock immediately south of the Albert Dock is the site of the Liverpool Echo Arena and BT Convention Centre which officially opened on the 12 January 2008. The Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England. Echo Arena Liverpool is the Arena half of ACC Liverpool situated on the Liverpool waterfront which opened January 25 2008
In front of these buildings at the water's edge are the memorials to the men of the merchant navy who sailed out of the port during both World Wars. Memorials to the British mariners, Norwegian, Dutch and to the thousands of Chinese seamen who manned Britain's ships cluster together here. Perhaps most interesting is the Chinese memorial to the men forcibly deported from the city after World War Two and to the families they left behind. 
The thousands of migrants and sailors passing through Liverpool resulted in a religious diversity that is still apparent today. Liverpool Cathedral is the Anglican Cathedral of Liverpool England, built on St This is reflected in the equally diverse collection of religious buildings, and two Christian cathedrals.
The parish church of Liverpool is the Anglican Our Lady and St Nicholas, colloquially known as "the sailors church", which has existed near the waterfront since 1257. The Church of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas is the Parish church of Liverpool. It regularly plays host to Catholic masses. Other notable churches include the Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas (built in the Neo-Byzantine architecture style), and the Gustav Adolfus Kyrka (the Swedish Seamen's Church, reminiscent of Nordic styles). The Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas in Toxteth, Liverpool, situated at the junction of Berkley Street and Princes Road Neo-Byzantine architecture is an architectural revival style, most frequently seen in religious institutional and public Buildings It emerged in 1840s in Western Gustav Adolfus Kyrka or The Swedish Seamen's Church is on Park Lane Liverpool.
Liverpool's wealth as a port city enabled the construction of two enormous cathedrals, both dating from the 20th century. This article is about the history and organisation of the cathedral The Anglican Cathedral which was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and plays host to the annual Liverpool Shakespeare Festival, has one of the longest naves, largest organs and heaviest and highest peals of bells in the world. Liverpool Cathedral is the Anglican Cathedral of Liverpool England, built on St In Romanesque and Gothic Christian Abbey, Cathedral Basilica and church Architecture, the nave is the The Roman Catholic Metropolitan Cathedral, on Mount Pleasant next to Liverpool Science Park was initially planned to be even larger. Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (usually shortened to Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral) is a Roman Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool Of Sir Edwin Lutyens' original design, only the crypt was completed. The cathedral was eventually built to a simpler design by Sir Frederick Gibberd; while this is on a smaller scale than Lutyens' original design, it still manages to incorporate the largest panel of stained glass in the world. For the Blackford Oakes novel see Stained Glass (novel The term stained glass refers either to the material of coloured Glass or to the art Appropriately enough, the road running between the two cathedrals is called Hope Street. Hope Street, Liverpool, England stretches from Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral past Liverpool Cathedral to Upper Parliament Street The cathedral is colloquially referred to as "Paddy's Wigwam" due to its shape and the vast number of Irish men who worked on its construction and are living in the area.
Liverpool contains several synagogues, of which the Grade I listed Moorish Revival Princes Road Synagogue is architecturally the most notable. Moorish Revival or Neo-Moorish is one of the exotic revival Architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas in the wake of the The Princes Road Synagogue is located in Toxteth, Liverpool in England. Princes road is widely considered to be the most magnificent of Britain's Moorish Revival synagogues and one of the finest buildings in Liverpool. Moorish Revival or Neo-Moorish is one of the exotic revival Architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas in the wake of the  Liverpool has a thriving Jewish community with a further 2 Synagogues, one in the Greenbank Park area of L17 and a second in the Childwall district of the city where a significant Jewish community reside. Greenbank Park, Liverpool, England, with its focal point of the elegant placid lake is situated in the south of the city close to the borders of Sefton Park PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Liverpool has had a Jewish community since the mid-18th century. The current Jewish population of Liverpool is around 3000. 
Liverpool also has an increasing Hindu community, with a Mandir on Edge Lane; the Radha Krishna Hindu Temple from the Hindu Cultural Organisation based there. A Hindu ( Devanagari: हिन्दू is an adherent of the philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, a set of religious, Philosophical A Hindu temple or Mandir ( Sanskrit: मंदिर is a house of worship for Hindus followers of Hinduism. Edge Lane is the main road running East from Liverpool city centre towards the M62. The current Hindu population in Liverpool is about 1147. In comparison, Manchester has nearly 3000. Liverpool also has the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurudwara in L15. Guru Nanak Dev (ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ (गुरु नानक گرونانک Gurū Nānak ( 15 april 1469, Nankana Sahib Sikh (English or; ਸਿੱਖ sikkh, IPA) is the title and name given to an adherent of Sikhism.
The city had one of the earliest mosques in Britain, founded in 1887 by William Abdullah Quilliam, a lawyer who had converted to Islam. A "mosque" in English refers to all types of buildings dedicated for Islamic worship although there is a distinction in Arabic between the smaller privately owned mosque and the larger William Henry Quilliam ( April 10 1856 &ndash 1932 who changed his name For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. This mosque, however, no longer exists. Plans have been ongoing to re-convert the building where the mosque once stood into a museum. Currently there are three mosques in Liverpool: the largest and main one,Al-Rahma mosque, in the Toxteth area of the city and a mosque recently opened in the Mossley Hill district of the city. The Al-Rahma mosque ( مسجد الرحمة) is on Hatherley Street Liverpool, England, and can hold up to 1000 worshippers Toxteth is an Inner-city area of Liverpool, England. It is located to the south of the city bordered by Liverpool city centre Edge Hill Mossley Hill is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. The third mosque was also recently opened in Toxteth and is on Granby Street.
The area around William Brown Street has been labeled the city's 'Cultural Quarter', owing to the presence of the William Brown Library, Walker Art Gallery and World Museum Liverpool, just three of Liverpool's neo-classical buildings. William Brown Street in Liverpool, England is a road that gives its name to the William Brown Street Conservation area. The William Brown Library and Museum is a Grade II* listed building situated on the historic William Brown Street in Liverpool, England. The Walker Art Gallery is an art gallery in Liverpool, which houses one of the largest art collections in England outside of London. World Museum Liverpool is a large Museum in Liverpool, England which has extensive collections covering archaeology ethnology and the natural and physical Nearby is St George's Hall, perhaps the most impressive of these neo-classical buildings. St George's Hall is in Liverpool city centre on Lime Street opposite Lime Street railway station ( It was built to serve a variety of civic functions, including both as a concert hall and as the city's law courts. Its doors, inscribed "S.P.Q.L." (Latin senatus populusque Liverpudliensis - "the senate and people of Liverpool"), as well as its grand architecture proclaim the municipal pride and ambition of the city in the mid-nineteenth century. SPQR is an initialism from a Latin phrase Senātus Populusque Rōmānus ("The Senate and the People of Rome" or "The Also in this area are Wellington's Column and the Steble Fountain. Wellington's Column or the Waterloo Memorial is a monument in William Brown Street, Liverpool, England. The Steble fountain, in William Brown Street, Liverpool, England, is a fountain consisting of a circular basin of stone and a bronze centrepiece depicting
Liverpool's Town Hall dates from 1754 and has an interior considered beautiful. The Liverpool Town Hall is a Grade I Listed Building built in a striking style of architecture The city's stock exchange and financial district are set immediately behind this building, and show how closely government and commerce were tied in the city's development.
At 40 storeys, West Tower is Liverpool's tallest building. The West Tower was completed late 2007 on the waterfront of Liverpool, England.
The Atlantic Tower hotel near pier head was designed to resemble the prow of a ship to reflect Liverpool's maritime history.
The term Red Brick University, applied to British universities dating from a similar period, was inspired by the University of Liverpool's Victoria Building, noted for its clock tower. The University of Liverpool is a University in the city of Liverpool, England. The grade II listed red-brick Victoria Building, designed by architect Alfred Waterhouse was opened in 1892 and is a well known landmark in The University of Liverpool
Some of Liverpool's landmarks are better known for their oddness rather than for their role. Williamson's tunnels are architecturally unique as being the largest underground folly in the world. The Philharmonic Dining Rooms are noteworthy for their ornate Victorian toilets, which have become a tourist attraction in their own right. The Philharmonic Dining Rooms in Liverpool, England is situated on the junction of Hope Street and Hardman Street diagonally opposite the Liverpool
On Renshaw Street there is the new alternative shopping centre Grand Central Hall - which has not only fine external architecture but also has much to offer inside, such as the metalwork and ceiling decoration of the Ground floor and the fantastic domed ceiling of Roscoe Hall. Grand Central Hall in Liverpool, England is a former Methodist church now used as accommodation for many alternative shops of the It was originally built in 1905, under the guidance of the Methodist Church, as a 2,000-seat cinema. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations Cinemaaustraliajpg|thumb|A movie theater in Australia ]]A movie theater, movie theatre, picture theatre or cinema is a venue The original organ of Roscoe Hall still remains and is a listed item itself, although recent shop additions to the hall have obscured the view somewhat.
Everton water tower is a Grade II listed building. Everton Water Tower is a Water tower situated in Everton Liverpool.
There are three tunnels under the River Mersey: one railway tunnel, the Mersey Railway Tunnel; and two road tunnels, Queensway Tunnel and Kingsway Tunnel. A tunnel is an underground passageway The definition of what constitutes a tunnel is not universally agreed upon See also Mersey River (Tasmania and Mersey River (Nova Scotia. The Mersey Railway connected Liverpool and Birkenhead, England, via the Mersey Railway Tunnel under the River Mersey. The Queensway Tunnel is a Road Tunnel under the River Mersey, in the north west of England, between Liverpool and Birkenhead The Kingsway Tunnel is a road Tunnel under the River Mersey in Merseyside, northwest England, between Liverpool and Wallasey
The Mersey Ferry continues to provide an important link between Liverpool and the Wirral, as well as a tourist attraction. The Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England. The Mersey Ferry is a Ferry service operating on the River Mersey in north west England, between Liverpool and the Wirral Peninsula Made famous by the song Ferry Cross the Mersey by Gerry and the Pacemakers, the song is now played on the ferryboats themselves every time they prepare to dock at Liverpool after a tourist cruise. For the film see Ferry Cross the Mersey (film, for the soundtrack album Ferry 'Cross the Mersey (album Ferry Cross the Mersey Gerry and The Pacemakers were a British Rock and roll group during the 1960s
The Mersey is crossed upstream from Liverpool at Runcorn and Widnes, by the Silver Jubilee Bridge (usually known simply as the "Runcorn Bridge") and the Runcorn Railway Bridge. Runcorn is an industrial town and cargo port within the borough of Halton in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England Widnes is an industrial town within the borough of Halton, in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England with an urban area population of 57663 in The Silver Jubilee Bridge is a Compression arch suspended-deck bridge bridge built in 1961 between Runcorn and Widnes (Widnes historically The Runcorn Railway Bridge crosses the River Mersey at Runcorn Gap from Runcorn to Widnes in Cheshire, England.
Built between 1770 and 1816 the Leeds and Liverpool Canal links Liverpool and the Mersey to Leeds and the River Aire. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is a Canal in the north of England, linking the cities of Leeds and Liverpool. Leeds ( is located on the River Aire in West Yorkshire, England The River Aire is a major River in Yorkshire, England of length 114km (71m Its terminus had been at Old Hall Street, Pall Mall, Chisenhale Street, but that section now ends at Eldonian Village. A flight of locks just north of there takes the canal down to Stanley Dock, famous for the Tobacco Warehouse, and on to the main dock system. A lock is a device for raising and lowering boats between stretches of water of different levels on river and canal Waterways. Stanley Dock is a dock, on the River Mersey, England and part of the Port of Liverpool
A new link across the front of the Pier Head buildings will link the northern docks to the Albert Dock is presently under construction, with the plan being to open it during Liverpool's Capital of Culture Year of 2008.
Opened in the 1930s, Liverpool Airport, is situated near Speke in the south of the city. Speke (pronounced Speak) is an area of the City of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England, close to the boundaries of the It was renamed Liverpool John Lennon Airport in 2001, in honour of the late Beatle John Lennon. The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960 John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (born The airport's logo consists of a sketch that John Lennon had drawn of himself, and the words "Above us only sky", lyrics from his song Imagine. " Imagine " is a song by John Lennon, which appears on his 1971 album Imagine. The sensitivity surrounding the airport's name change meant that the logo had to be designed in secret before it could be unveiled by John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono. born in Tokyo on February 18 1933 is a Japanese Artist and Musician. The airport was the starting point for Beatles tours in the sixties, and images of the boys boarding planes there were seen throughout the world. In 2006 the airport handled nearly 5 million passengers and now serves 64 destinations, including the key European cities of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Dublin, Geneva, Madrid, Paris, and Rome. Amsterdam (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of North Holland in the west Barcelona ( Catalan bəɾsəˈlonə Spanish baɾθeˈlona is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia Berlin is the capital city and one of sixteen states of Germany. Dublin (ˈdʌblɨn/ /ˈdʊblɨn or /ˈdʊbəlɪn/, bˠalʲə aːha klʲiəh or cliə(ɸ is both the largest city and capital of Ireland. Geneva (Genève is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and is the most populous city of Romandy (the French -speaking Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city Rome ( Roma ˈroma Roma is the capital city of Italy and Lazio, and is Italy's largest and most populous city with more than 2 New routes to New York and Toronto in summer 2007 were withdrawn towards the end of the year, as was the route to London City Airport. New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario London City Airport is a single-runway Airport, intended for use by STOL (Short Take Off and Landing Airliners and principally serving the financial
In 2002, 716,000 passengers used the Port of Liverpool, with the Isle of Man and Ireland being the two most important passenger routes, goods trade which was very low in the past decades, is growing up now. The Port of Liverpool is the name for the enclosed dock system that runs from Herculaneum Dock to Seaforth Dock, in the city of Liverpool, The Port of Liverpool is the name for the enclosed dock system that runs from Herculaneum Dock to Seaforth Dock, in the city of Liverpool, The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin ˈɛlʲən ˈvanɪn or Mann (Mannin) is a self-governing Crown dependency, located in the Irish Sea at the geographical Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world Together, the Port of Liverpool and Manchester Ship Canal offer a comprehensive range of port facilities, handling more than 40 million tonnes of cargo and 15,000 ship movements a year – making the River Mersey Britain's third busiest estuary. The Manchester Ship Canal is a wide long river navigation in North West England, opened on 21 May 1894 See also Mersey River (Tasmania and Mersey River (Nova Scotia. 
The Port and Canal form the "green" gateway to an economy of more than 120,000 industrial and commercial enterprises and a population equal to that of greater London. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom.
Once the fiercest commercial rivals, the Port of Liverpool and the Manchester Ship Canal are now as one under the banner of Peel Ports, the UK's second largest ports group. The Manchester Ship Canal is a wide long river navigation in North West England, opened on 21 May 1894 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located
Peel Ports' planned investment amounting to more than £200 million, will further enhance the potential of the Port and Canal as hubs for international trade and a unique environment friendly waterborne alternative to inland road haulage.
Liverpool is served by the Merseyrail urban rail network. Liverpool Lime Street railway station on Lime Street is a mainline and underground Railway station serving the city centre of Liverpool, England Liverpool Lime Street railway station on Lime Street is a mainline and underground Railway station serving the city centre of Liverpool, England Merseyrail is the name given to the electric metro-style commuter Train network centred on Liverpool in the metropolitan county of Merseyside "Railroad" and "Railway" both redirect here For other uses see Railroad (disambiguation. The sections in the city centre are mostly underground. It has three lines: the Northern Line, which runs to Southport, Ormskirk, Kirkby and Hunts Cross; the Wirral Line, which runs through the Mersey Railway Tunnel and has branches to New Brighton, West Kirby, Chester and Ellesmere Port; and the City Line, only from Lime Street, for St Helens,Wigan, preston, Warrington and Manchester. The Northern Line is one of the two lines owned and operated by Merseyrail on Merseyside, England, the other being the Wirral Line (Merseyrail's Southport is a seaside town on the Irish Sea coast situated within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, in England, UK. Ormskirk is a Market town in West Lancashire, England. It is situated north of Liverpool, and southwest Kirkby ( IPA /ˈkɝbiː/ — the second "k" is silent is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley on Merseyside in England Hunts Cross is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is located on the southern edge of the city bordered by Garston The Wirral Line is one of the two lines owned and operated by Merseyrail on Merseyside, England, the other being the Northern Line (the Merseyrail New Brighton is a Seaside resort located in the town of Wallasey, on the north east tip of the Wirral Peninsula, in Merseyside West Kirby is a town located on the north west corner of the coast of the Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, England, at the mouth of the River Dee Chester is the County town of Cheshire, England. Lying on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales, it is home to 77040 Ellesmere Port is a large industrial town and cargo port in the district of Ellesmere Port and Neston, Cheshire, England, situated in the south of the The City Line is the name given to local rail routes out of Liverpool Lime Street station, Liverpool, Merseyside. Liverpool Lime Street railway station on Lime Street is a mainline and underground Railway station serving the city centre of Liverpool, England St Helens ( is a large town in Merseyside, England It is the largest settlement of the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens with a population of just over 100000 Wigan is a large town in Greater Manchester, England. It stands on the River Douglas, south of Preston, west-northwest of Manchester Preston ( ˈprɛstən is a city and local government district in Lancashire, England, located on the River Ribble. Warrington is a large town borough and Unitary authority area in Cheshire, England.
The city's main railway station for longer-distance services is Lime Street station, one of the most famous train stations in Britain . Liverpool Lime Street railway station on Lime Street is a mainline and underground Railway station serving the city centre of Liverpool, England Trains operate to destinations including London in 2 hours 1/2 with Pendolino trains, Birmingham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Scarborough, Sheffield, Nottingham and Norwich. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Pendolino (from Italian Pendolo "Pendulum" and -ino, a diminutive suffix is an Italian family of Tilting trains used in Birmingham ( ˈbɜːmɪŋəm Ber -ming-um Newcastle upon Tyne ( (often shortened to Newcastle) is a city and Metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, England Preston ( ˈprɛstən is a city and local government district in Lancashire, England, located on the River Ribble. Leeds ( is located on the River Aire in West Yorkshire, England Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England. Sheffield ( is a city and Metropolitan borough in South Yorkshire, England Nottingham ( is a city in the Ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire, England. History Roman The Romans had their regional capital at Venta Icenorum on the river to the south which is near modern-day Caistor St Edmund
Liverpool had been home to the first electrically powered overhead railway in the world. Known as the Liverpool Overhead Railway or (Dockers Umbrella) it opened on February 4, 1893 with an eventual total of 14 stations. The Liverpool Overhead Railway (known locally as the Dockers' Umbrella in Liverpool, England, opened on February 4 1893. Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Year 1893 ( MDCCCXCIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common The line suffered extensive damages during the second world war and was eventually closed down on December 30, 1956 with considerable protest. Events 1460 - Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield. 1816 - The Treaty of St Year 1956 ( MCMLVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The tunnel portal in Dingle is one of the only surviving signs of the railway's existence as the iron bridges were removed for scrap. Dingle (An Daingean or Daingean Uí Chúis) is a town in County Kerry in Ireland on the Atlantic Coast some west-south-west of
Long distance coach services arrive at and depart from the Norton Street Coach Station. National Express Group plc ( is a UK -based Transport group with headquarters in London that operates Bus, coach, rail Local buses serve the whole of the city and its surrounding areas. The two principal termini for local buses are Queen Square Bus Station (located near Lime Street railway station) for services north and east of the city, and Paradise Street Interchange (located near the Albert Dock) for services to the south and east. Liverpool Lime Street railway station on Lime Street is a mainline and underground Railway station serving the city centre of Liverpool, England The Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England. Cross-river services to the Wirral use roadside terminus points in Castle Street and Sir Thomas Street. Wirral or The Wirral (ˈwɪrəl is a Metropolitan borough in Merseyside, North West England, which occupies the northern
Historically, Liverpool had an extensive tram network, consturction of which started in 1869 by the Liverpool Tramways Company; however, this was dismantled in the 1950s. A tram, tramcar, trolley, trolley car, or streetcar is a railborne vehicle, of lighter weight and construction than a Train The Liverpool Tramways Company was authorised by Act of Parliament in 1868. Other railway lines, such as the Canada Dock Branch from Edge Hill to Kirkdale, no longer see passenger services, or have been removed completely, such as the North Liverpool Extension Line. The Canada Dock Branch is a 4 Mile 59 chain (762 kilometre long Railway The North Liverpool Extension Line is a now-disused Railway line in Liverpool, England.
In 2001, a plan to build new a light rail system, Merseytram was developed. For specific light rail systems many of which use the words "light rail" as part of their name see List of light-rail transit systems. Merseytram was a proposed Tramway for Liverpool and surrounding districts of Merseyside, England. After central government insisted on additional guarantees prior to the release of previously committed funds, it was cancelled in November 2005. However, it is to be included in the transport plan from 2006-2011, as it is deemed to be an important part of Liverpool's development. 
Liverpool is internationally known as a cultural centre, with a particularly rich history in popular music (most notably The Beatles), performing and visual arts. The Port of Liverpool Building, sited at the Pier Head, in Liverpool, England, was designed by Arnold Thornley and built between 1904 and The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960 In 2003, Liverpool was named a European Capital of Culture for 2008, the other site being Stavanger, Norway. is a city and municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway. A series of cultural events during 2004-9 is planned, peaking in 2008.
During the late 1960s the city became well-known for the Liverpool poets, of whom Roger McGough and the late Adrian Henri are among the best known. (The Liverpool Poets refers to a number of influential 1960s poets from Liverpool, England, heavily influenced by 1950s Beat poetry. Roger Joseph McGough CBE (born 9 November 1937) is a well-known English Performance poet. Adrian Henri ( 10 April 1932 The anthology The Mersey Sound, by Henri, McGough and Brian Patten, has sold over 500,000 copies since first being published in 1967. For other uses see Mersey sound Brian Patten (born 7 February 1946, Liverpool, Lancashire, England) is an English Poet.
In recent years The Dead Good Poets Society and particularly poets like David Bateman and Jim Bennett, both of whom at various times have been called the best in Liverpool, have ensured that the reputation of Liverpool based performance poetry has been maintained. David Bateman may refer to David Bateman (English poet, member of the Liverpool-based Dead Good Poets Society David Bateman (Canadian poet
Liverpool has a strong history of performing arts which is reflected in its annual theatrical highlight The Liverpool Shakespeare Festival which takes place inside Liverpool Cathedral and in the adjacent historic St James' Gardens every summer, and in the number of theatres in the city, including the Empire, Everyman, Neptune, Royal Court and Unity Theatres, and the Liverpool Playhouse. The Liverpool Shakespeare Festival is an annual celebration of the works of William Shakespeare. Liverpool Cathedral is the Anglican Cathedral of Liverpool England, built on St Liverpool Empire Theatre is located on Lime Street in Liverpool, England. The Everyman Theatre is a Theatre on Hope Street in Liverpool, England. This article is about the Neptune Theatre in Liverpool England The Royal Court Theatre is a Theatre at 1 Roe Street Liverpool, England. The Unity Theatre in Liverpool, England, was formed as the Merseyside Left Theatre in the 1930s The Liverpool Playhouse is a Theatre in Williamson Square in the city of Liverpool, England. The Everyman theatre, Unity Theatre and Playhouse theatre all run their own theatre company. The Unity Theatre in Liverpool, England, was formed as the Merseyside Left Theatre in the 1930s 
A flourishing orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, performs in its own home, the Philharmonic Hall. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra based in Liverpool, England, is one of the world's oldest established Orchestras It is owned and administered Liverpool Philharmonic Hall is a Grade II* listed Concert hall located mid way along Hope Street in Liverpool, England. The city also features a youth orchestra.
Since the 1960s, Liverpool has been famous for its thriving music scene. Liverpool is famous as one of the greatest music-producing cities in the world
Liverpool has long had a reputation in the visual arts. The Super Lamb Banana is a bright yellow sculpture located in Liverpool, England. Painter George Stubbs was born in the city in 1724. George Stubbs (born in Liverpool on August 25, 1724 &ndash died in London July 10, 1806) was a British Pre-Raphaelites are among the important paintings in the Walker Art Gallery. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (also known as the Pre-Raphaelites) was a group of English painters Poets, and critics founded in 1848 by The Walker Art Gallery is an art gallery in Liverpool, which houses one of the largest art collections in England outside of London. Sudley House contains another major collection of pre 20th century art. Sudley House, Aigburth, Liverpool, England is an art gallery which contains the collection of George Holt in its original setting  Liverpool has more galleries and national museums than any other city in the United Kingdom apart from London. The Tate Liverpool gallery houses the modern art collection of the Tate in the north of England, and was until the opening of Tate Modern the largest exhibition space dedicated to modern art in the United Kingdom. Tate Liverpool is an Art gallery and Museum in Liverpool, England, and part of Tate, along with Tate St Ives, Cornwall The Tate Modern in London is Britain 's national museum of international Modern art and is with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, The FACT centre hosts touring multimedia exhibitions. The FACT (Foundation for Art & Creative Technology centre is a Multimedia complex based in Liverpool, England.
The Liverpool Biennial is a festival of arts held (as the name implies) every two years. Liverpool Biennial is a British international festival of contemporary art held in Liverpool.  The festival generally runs from mid-September to late November and comprises three main sections; the International, The Independents and New Contemporaries although fringe events are timed to coincide. It was during this event in 2004 that Yoko Ono's work "My mother is beautiful" caused widespread public protest by exhibiting photographs of a naked woman's pubic area on the main shopping street. born in Tokyo on February 18 1933 is a Japanese Artist and Musician. Despite protests the work remained in place.
The 2006 Biennial ran until mid-November: exhibitions could be found dotted around Liverpool City centre and included such features as the lions in front of St George's Hall being caged, St Luke's Church being filled with upturned boats, and an artist (Birgit R. Deubner) walking across downtown Liverpool wearing wings made from lead feathers (the "Icarus Project"). Michael Bisping beat everyone including Copnstantine in a MMA fight.
In Liverpool primary and secondary education is available in various forms supported by the state including secular, Church of England, Jewish, and Roman Catholic. The University of Liverpool is a University in the city of Liverpool, England. The grade II listed red-brick Victoria Building, designed by architect Alfred Waterhouse was opened in 1892 and is a well known landmark in The University of Liverpool Secularity ( adjective form secular) is the state of being separate from Religion. The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England, the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican PLEASE TAKE NOTE************ Islamic education is available at primary level, but there is currently no secondary provision. For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. One of Liverpool's important early schools was The Liverpool Blue Coat School; founded in 1708 as a charitable school. The Liverpool Blue Coat School in Wavertree, Liverpool, England, was founded in 1708 by Mr Bryan Blundell and Rev
The Liverpool Institute High School for Boys opened in 1825 closed in 1985, the building after extensive renovation and rebuilding for the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts is no longer a secondary school. The Liverpool Institute High School for Boys was an all-boys Grammar school in the English port city of Liverpool. The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts ( LIPA) is a School in the English city of Liverpool that offers training in Acting, Prior to closure it had been an English grammar school for boys ages 11 to 18 with an excellent academic reputation built up over more than a century. Its list of scholarships and places at Oxford University and Cambridge University runs to some 300 names – in addition to distinctions gained at Liverpool University and at many other prominent British universities like . The University of Oxford (informally "Oxford University" or simply "Oxford" located in the city of Oxford, Oxfordshire, England is the The city of Cambridge (ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒ is a university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire, England The University of Liverpool is a University in the city of Liverpool, England. The school was a true measure of Liverpool's intellectual capital and its old boys could and can be found in later life in many fields of professional distinction including: law, the Church, armed forces, politics, academia, government and colonial administration as well as in trade & commerce. The Liverpool Institute High School for Girls also closed in 1985. Liverpool Institute High School for Girls, Blackburne Place Liverpool, England, was a girls' Grammar School that was established in 1874 and
The Liverpool Blue Coat School is the top-performing school in the city with 100% 5 or more A*-C grades at GCSE resulting in the 30th best GCSE results in the country and an average point score per student of 1087. The Liverpool Blue Coat School in Wavertree, Liverpool, England, was founded in 1708 by Mr Bryan Blundell and Rev 4 in A/AS levels.  Other notable schools include Liverpool College founded in 1840 Merchant Taylors' School founded in 1620. Liverpool College is an independent school located in the suburbs of Liverpool, England. Merchant Taylors' School Crosby (also known as Merchant Taylors' School for Boys Crosby) is a British Independent school, located in  Another of Liverpool's notable senior schools is St. Edward's College situated in the West Derby area of the city. St Edward's College is top rated voluntary aided Catholic school in the UK located in the West Derby suburb of Liverpool. Historic grammar schools, such as the Liverpool Institute High School & Liverpool Collegiate, closed in the 1980s are still remembered as centres of academic excellence. The Liverpool Institute High School for Boys was an all-boys Grammar school in the English port city of Liverpool. The Liverpool Collegiate Institution is a former school in Liverpool, England. Bellerive Catholic College is the city's top performing non selective school, based upon GCSE results in 2007.
Liverpool has three universities: the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and Liverpool Hope University. A university is an institution of Higher education and Research, which grants Academic degrees in a variety of subjects The University of Liverpool is a University in the city of Liverpool, England. Liverpool John Moores University is a modern university in Liverpool, England. Liverpool Hope University is a University in Liverpool, England. Edge Hill University, originally founded as a teacher-training college in the Edge Hill district of Liverpool, is now located in Ormskirk in South-West Lancashire. Edge Hill University is situated in Ormskirk in Lancashire, England. College ( Latin collegium) is a term most often used today to denote an Educational Institution. Ormskirk is a Market town in West Lancashire, England. It is situated north of Liverpool, and southwest
The University of Liverpool was established in 1881 as University College Liverpool. In 1884, became part of the federal Victoria University. Following a Royal Charter and Act of Parliament in 1903, it became an independent university, the University of Liverpool, with the right to confer its own degrees.
Liverpool Hope University, founded in 1844, is situated on both sides of Taggart Avenue in Childwall and a second Campus in the City Centre (The Cornerstone). Liverpool Hope University is a University in Liverpool, England. Hope is quickly making a name for itself within the Liberal Arts, the University has also enjoyed successes in terms of high graduate employability, campus development, and a substantial increase in student applications from outside of the City.
The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, founded to address some of the problems created by trade, continues today as a post-graduate school affiliated with the University of Liverpool and is one of only two institutions internationally that house the de facto standard anti-venom repository. The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM England, was founded on 12 November 1898, by a donation from Sir Alfred Lewis Jones, a See also Postgraduate Training in Education Postgraduate education (synonymous in North America with graduate education, and sometimes described The University of Liverpool is a University in the city of Liverpool, England.
Liverpool John Moores University was previously a Taylor, and gained status in 1992. Liverpool John Moores University is a modern university in Liverpool, England. It is named in honour of Sir John Moores, one of the founders of the Littlewoods football pools and retail group, who was a major benefactor. Sir John Moores ( 25 January 1896 &ndash 25 September 1993) was a British businessman and philanthropist Shop Direct Group (or until May 2008 Littlewoods Shop Direct Group; LSDG; or LWSDG) is a British retail Limited The institution was previously owned and run by Liverpool City Council.
The city has one further education college, Liverpool Community College. Further education (often abbreviated "FE" is Post-secondary Education (in addition to that received at Secondary school) that is distinct from Liverpool Community College is the only college of further education in Liverpool, Merseyside. The college will recruit around 21,000 students in the academic year 2006/07.
There are two Jewish schools in Liverpool, both belonging to the King David Foundation. King David School, Liverpool is the High School, located on Childwall Road, close to Childwall Comprehensive and Childwall Fiveways. The King David School located in Liverpool, England is a popular mixed voluntary aided Jewish Orthodox secondary school The King David Primary School is situated at Beauclair Drive. There is also a King David Kindergarten, featured in the community centre of Harold House. These schools are all run by the King David Foundation based in Harold House in Childwall; conveniently next door to the Childwall Synagogue
Liverpool is associated with a variety of sports, most notably football, but also a number of others. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered
Liverpool has two Premier League football clubs: Everton F.C. at Goodison Park and Liverpool F.C. at Anfield. The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. Goodison Park is the home ground of Everton FC in Liverpool. It was built in 1892 and now has a total capacity of 40157 all-seated Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England. Anfield is an all-seater Association football Stadium in the district of Anfield, in Liverpool, England Liverpool are statistically the most successful English football club of all-time, having won the league title 18 times, FA Cup seven times, Football League Cup seven times, European Cup/UEFA Champions League five times and UEFA Cup three times. Football is the National sport of England and plays a significant role in English culture. History Following the legalisation of professional football by The Football Association in 1885 the English Football League was established in 1888 The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition See also List of European Cup and UEFA Champions League winners The UEFA Champions League, which evolved from the European Champion Clubs' Cup is a seasonal club The UEFA Cup is a football competition for European club teams organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA. Everton have also enjoyed spells of dominance, having won the league title nine times, FA Cup five times, and the European Cup Winners' Cup once. History Following the legalisation of professional football by The Football Association in 1885 the English Football League was established in 1888 The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after Their most recent success was the FA Cup in 1995. The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after South Liverpool F.C. were once another successful professional side, however they have experienced a turbulent history and are currently in the Liverpool County Premier League. South Liverpool FC are a football club from Liverpool, England. Champions 2008-09 members Premier Division Aigburth Peoples' Hall |Birchfield |Cheshire Lines |East Villa |Ford Motors |Lucas Sports |N
Liverpool is the only city to have staged top division football every season since the formation of the Football League in 1888, and both Liverpool and Everton have played in the top division every season since 1962. The Football League, also known as the Coca-Cola Football League for sponsorship reasons is a league competition featuring professional football clubs
Professional basketball is played in the city with the addition of Everton Tigers into the elite British Basketball League in 2007. Basketball is a team Sport in which two teams of five active players each try to score points against one another by propelling a ball through a 10 feet (3 m The Everton Tigers are a professional Basketball team based in the city of Liverpool, in England. The club is associated with Everton Football Club, and is part of the Toxteth Tigers youth development programme, which reaches over 1,500 young people every year.  The Tigers will commence play in Britain's top league for the 2007-08 season, though their home venue has yet to be confirmed. The 2007-08 BBL season, the 21st since the establishment of the British Basketball League, commenced on September 9, 2007, when the Plymouth Raiders Their closest professional rivals are the Chester Jets, based 18 miles away in Chester. The Cheshire Jets, officially BiG Storage Cheshire Jets by sponsorship is a British professional Basketball team based in the city of Chester Chester is the County town of Cheshire, England. Lying on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales, it is home to 77040
County cricket is occasionally played in Liverpool, with Lancashire County Cricket Club typically playing one match every year at Liverpool Cricket Club, Aigburth. County cricket is the highest level of domestic Cricket in England and Wales Lancashire County Cricket Club is one of the eighteen major county clubs which make up the English domestic Cricket structure representing the historic Aigburth ( IPA /ˈɛɡbəθ/ is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
Aintree Racecourse to the north of Liverpool in the adjacent borough of Sefton is home to the famous steeplechase, the Grand National, One of the most famous events in the international horse racing calendar, it is held in early April each year. Aintree Racecourse is a racecourse in Aintree, Merseyside, England. The steeplechase is a form of Horse racing (primarily conducted in the United Kingdom, United States, France, and Ireland) and derives The Grand National is the most valuable National Hunt horse race in the world This article is about the sport For other uses see Horserace (drinking game or Horse race (politics. In addition to horse-racing, Aintree has also hosted motor racing, including the British Grand Prix in the 1950s and 1960s. The British Grand Prix is a race in the calendar of the FIA Formula One World Championship
Speedway racing was formerly staged at Stanley Stadium in Prescot Road from the 1920s until the late 1930s. Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a Motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise It then reopened in 1949, with the Liverpool Chads taking part in the National League, until the track closed mid-season in 1953. The National League was the top division of Speedway in the United Kingdom from 1932 until 1965 when it became known as the British League. A brief open season in 1959 was followed by the final season in 1960 when the Liverpool Pirates participated in the Provincial League. Peter Craven, the World Champion in 1955 and 1962, started out at Stanley Stadium before moving on to Belle Vue in Manchester. Peter Theodore Craven ( June 21, 1934 &ndash September 20, 1963) was an English motorcycle racer. Speedway World Championship Competitions The World Championship of Speedway is an international competition between the highest ranked speedway riders of the world The Belle Vue Aces are a British speedway team from Manchester in the north west of England.
A speedway track also operated in the mid-1930s at Seaforth Stadium.
Liverpool Harriers, who meet at Wavertree Athletics Centre, are one of five athletic clubs. Liverpool has a long history of boxing that has produced John Conteh, Alan Rudkin and Paul Hodkinson and hosts high level amateur boxing events. John Conteh (born Toxteth, Liverpool, England, 27 May 1951) is a British former boxer who was world Light-Heavyweight Alan Rudkin (born 1941) is a former British Commonwealth and European Bantamweight Boxing champion (1965-1970 Paul Hodkinson (born 14 September 1965 in Liverpool England) aka Hoko, is a former professional boxer Park Road Gymnastics Centre provides training to a high level. The City of Liverpool Swimming Club has been National Speedo League Champions 8 out of the last 11 years. Liverpool Tennis Development Programme based at Wavertree Tennis Centre is one of the largest in the UK.  Liverpool is also home to the Red Triangle Karate Club, which provided many of the 1990 squad that won the World Shotokan Championships in Sunderland. Luminaries include Sensei Keinosuke Enoeda, Sensei Frank Brennan, Sensei Omry Weiss, Sensei Dekel Kerer, Sensei Andy Sherry and Sensei Terry O'Neill, who is also famous for various acting roles. Andy Sherry (born 9 July 1943) is one of the most senior British practitioners of Karate and the chief instructor of the KUGB. Terry O'Neill may refer to Terry O'Neill (photographer, British photographer Terry O'Neill (karateka, British martial artist and actor
Rugby league is played at amateur and student level within the city; the last professional team bearing the city's name was Liverpool City, which folded in the 1960s. Liverpool City were a professional Rugby league team from the city of Liverpool in England. Liverpool St Helens F.C. is one of the oldest rugby union teams in the UK. Liverpool St Helens Football Club are a Rugby union team formed from the merger of Liverpool Football Club and St Overview See also Playing rugby union A rugby union match lasts for 80 minutes (plus stoppage time with a short
Liverpool is one of three cities which still host the traditional sport of British Baseball and it hosts the annual England-Wales international match every two years, alternating with Cardiff and Newport. The origins of the sport known as British baseball, or sometimes as Welsh baseball date to 1892 when the governing bodies of England and Wales agreed to change the Cardiff ( 'kɑːdɪf) is the Capital and the largest city and county in Wales. Newport (Casnewydd is a city and principal area in Wales, in the United Kingdom. Liverpool Trojans are the oldest existing baseball club in the UK.
The Royal Liverpool Golf Club, situated in the nearby town of Hoylake on the Wirral Peninsula, has hosted The Open Championship on a number of occasions, most recently in 2006. The Royal Liverpool Golf Club is a leading Golf club in Merseyside in North West England Hoylake is a seaside town on the Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside, England. The Open Championship, or simply The Open (often referred to as the British Open outside the UK) is the oldest of the four major championships It has also hosted the Walker Cup. The Walker Cup is a Golf trophy contested biennially in odd numbered years between teams comprising the leading Amateur golfers of the United States and
Liverpool has a Lacrosse Club, open to both Men and Women. Playing at Liverpool Cricket Club in Aigburth, South Liverpool, the Mens team is mainly built around the University squad, but with University old boys and locals joining the team. Having started in the lowest division in the north, Division 5, they have successfully gained promotion to Division 4 in their first competitive season.
Parkour/freerunning is a popular sport in liverpool. Parkour (sometimes abbreviated to PK) or l'art du déplacement (the art of movement is an activity with the aim of moving from one point to another as efficiently Free running is a physical art, in which participants (free runners use the urban and rural areas to perform movements through its structures focused on Two well-known traceurs from the city are Daniel Ilabaca and Ryan Doyle.
The City of Liverpool is home to two professional football clubs, Everton and Liverpool. Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England. Liverpool is the only English city to have staged top division football every single season since the formation of the Football League in 1888, and both of the city's clubs play in high-capacity stadiums. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland The Football League, also known as the Coca-Cola Football League for sponsorship reasons is a league competition featuring professional football clubs
Liverpool have played at Anfield since 1892, when the club was formed to occupy the stadium following Everton's departure following a dispute with their landlord. Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England. Anfield is an all-seater Association football Stadium in the district of Anfield, in Liverpool, England Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. Liverpool are still playing there 116 years later, although the ground has been completely rebuilt since the 1970s and only the Main Stand survives from before 1992. The Spion Kop (rebuilt as an all-seater stand in 1994/1995) was the most famous part of the ground, gaining cult status across the world due to the songs and celebrations of the many fans who packed onto its terraces. Anfield can now hold more than 45,000 spectators in comfort, and is a distinctive landmark in an area filled with smaller and older buildings.
Everton moved to Goodison Park in 1892 after a dispute with their landlord caused them to pull out of Anfield. Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. Goodison Park is the home ground of Everton FC in Liverpool. It was built in 1892 and now has a total capacity of 40157 all-seated Anfield is an all-seater Association football Stadium in the district of Anfield, in Liverpool, England The ground is situated at the far side of Stanley Park to Anfield. Stanley Park is a 45 Hectare (approximately 11119 acre park in Liverpool, England, designed by Edward Kemp, which was opened on Anfield is an all-seater Association football Stadium in the district of Anfield, in Liverpool, England Goodison Park was the first major football stadium built in England. Molineux (Wolves' ground) had been opened three years earlier but was still relatively undeveloped. Molineux Stadium is a football stadium situated in Wolverhampton, England. St. James's Park, Newcastle, opened in 1892, was little more than a field. Only Scotland had more advanced grounds. Rangers opened Ibrox in 1887, while Celtic Park was officially inaugurated at the same time as Goodison Park. Celtic Park is a football Stadium in the Parkhead area of Glasgow in Scotland. Everton performed a miraculous transformation at Mere Green, spending up to £3000 on laying out the ground and erecting stands on three sides. For £552 Mr. Barton prepared the land at 4½d a square yard. Kelly Brothers of Walton built two uncovered stands each for 4,000 people, and a covered stand seating 3,000, at a total cost of £1,460. Outside, hoardings cost a further £150, gates and sheds cost £132 10s and 12 turnstiles added another £7 15s to the bill. The ground was immediately renamed Goodison Park and proudly opened on 24 August 1892, by Lord Kinnaird and Frederick Wall of the FA. But instead of a match the 12,000 crowd saw a short athletics meeting followed by a selection of music and a fireworks display. Everton's first game there was on 2 September 1892 when they beat Bolton 4-2. It now has the capacity for more than 40,000 spectators all-seated, but the last expansion took place in 1994 when a new goal-end stand gave the stadium an all-seater capacity. The Main Stand dates back to the 1970s, while the other two stands are refurbished pre-Second World War structures. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including
There are currently plans for both stadiums to be pulled down and for the teams to relocate. Liverpool have been considering a move to a new stadium in Stanley Park since 2000; seven years on work has started and the 60,000-seat stadium is expected to be ready by 2010. Liverpool Football Club are an English professional Association football club based in Liverpool England. Stanley Park Stadium is a proposed title of the planned football Stadium to be built in Stanley Park, Liverpool, England.
Everton have been considering relocation since 1996, and in 2003 were forced to scrap plans for a 55,000-seat stadium at King's Dock due to financial reasons. Everton Football Club is an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. The King's Dock was a dock on the River Mersey and part of the Port of Liverpool. The latest plan has been to move beyond Liverpool's council boundary to Kirkby, but this has proved controversial with some fans, as well as members of the local community. Kirkby ( IPA /ˈkɝbiː/ — the second "k" is silent is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley on Merseyside in England At one point there were plans for Everton to ground-share with Liverpool at the proposed new stadium in Stanley Park, but these were abandoned. Stanley Park is a 45 Hectare (approximately 11119 acre park in Liverpool, England, designed by Edward Kemp, which was opened on
The ITV region which covers Liverpool is ITV Granada. Independent Television (generally known as ITV) is a public service network of British commercial television broadcasters set up under the Independent Granada Television is the United Kingdom ITV contractor for North West England. In 2006, the Television company opened a new newsroom in the Royal Liver Building. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic Granada's regional news broadcasts were produced at the Albert Dock News Centre during the 1980s and 1990s. The Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England.  The BBC also opened a new newsroom on Hanover Street in 2006. But with both broadcasters based in Manchester, the arrangement is sometimes controversial, with Manchester's perceived influence over the region's media.
ITV's daily magazine programme This Morning was famously broadcast from studios at Albert Dock until 1996, when production was moved to London. This Morning is a British daytime television programme created by Granada Television and broadcast on ITV. The Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England. Granada's short-lived shopping channel "Shop!" was also produced in Liverpool until it was axed in 2002.
Liverpool is the home of the TV production company Lime Pictures, formerly Mersey Television, which produced the now-defunct soap opera, Brookside, and currently produces Hollyoaks for Channel 4 and Grange Hill for the BBC. Lime Pictures, formerly known as Mersey Television, is a British Television production company founded by renowned producer and writer Phil Redmond Brookside, commonly referred to as "Brookie" was a Soap opera set in Liverpool, England, introduced with the then new British Hollyoaks is a British television Soap opera which was first broadcast on 23 October 1995 on Channel 4. Channel 4 is a public-service Television and Radio broadcaster in the United Kingdom centred around a television channel of the same name which began Grange Hill is a British Lime Pictures is owned by All3Media. Lime Pictures, formerly known as Mersey Television, is a British Television production company founded by renowned producer and writer Phil Redmond These programmes are regularly filmed in and around the Childwall area. Childwall is an affluent suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward.
The city fares better with regards to other media. The city has two daily newspapers: the morning Daily Post and the evening Echo, both published by the same company, the Trinity Mirror group. The Liverpool Daily Post is a newspaper published by Trinity Mirror on Merseyside in England. The Liverpool Echo is a newspaper published by Trinity Mirror on Merseyside in England. The Daily Post, especially, serves a wider area, including north Wales. The UK's first online only weekly newspaper called Southport Reporter (Southport & Mersey Reporter), is also one of the many other news outlets that covers the city. Southport Reporter, an Online newspaper started by Patrick Trollope is seen as the UK's first online-only regional Newspaper. Southport Reporter, an Online newspaper started by Patrick Trollope is seen as the UK's first online-only regional Newspaper.  Radio stations include BBC Radio Merseyside, Juice FM, KCR 106. BBC Radio Merseyside is the BBC Local Radio service for the English metropolitan county of Merseyside and north Cheshire. Juice 1076 is an Independent Local Radio, set up in 1998 in Liverpool after the failure of alternative music station 107 7 FM and Radio City 96.7 as well as Magic 1548. Radio City 967 (also previously known as City FM and Radio City) is an Independent Local Radio station based in Liverpool, Magic 1548 is a local commercial radio station in the Liverpool area of England, on the frequency of 1548 AM. The last two are both based in St. John's Beacon which, along with the two cathedrals, dominates the city's skyline. St John's Beacon is the name of a tower in Liverpool, built in 1968 The independent media organisation Indymedia also covers Liverpool, while 'Nerve' magazine publishes articles and reviews of cultural events. The Independent Media Center (aka Indymedia or IMC) is a global participatory network of journalists that reports on political and social issues Nerve is a free magazine published by Catalyst Media (formerly Catalyst Creative Media in Liverpool, North West England.
Liverpool has also featured in films; see List of films set in Liverpool for some of them. Films set in Liverpool The Arrest of Goudie (1901 arguably the world's first filmed crime reconstruction by Mitchell and Kenyon.
Liverpool will be the host city for the 2008 MTV Europe Music Awards. 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common The MTV Europe Music Awards were established in 1994 by MTV Europe to celebrate the most popular Music videos in Europe
Many famous names have been associated with Liverpool; see Liverpudlians.
Liverpool has also played a large part in UK (and sometimes world) Pop Music culture since the 1960s. The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Pop music as a genre features a noticeable rhythmic element catchy melodies and hooks, a mainstream style and conventional structure For a list of some noteworthy groups from the area, consult the list of famous bands from Liverpool. This is a list of notable music groups or people from the former English county of Merseyside for individuals see List of people from Merseyside. The most popular group from Liverpool are The Beatles. The Beatles were a pop and rock band from Liverpool, England formed in 1960
The Wall of Fame is located opposite the famous Cavern Club, near the original one where bricks are engraved with the name of bands and musicians who have played at the Cavern Club. The Liverpool Wall of Fame on Mathew Street in front of the famous Cavern Club is a tribute to acts from the city which have reached number one in the UK charts The Cavern Club is a Rock and roll club at 10 Mathew Street Liverpool, England, where Brian Epstein was introduced to The Beatles The Cavern Club is a Rock and roll club at 10 Mathew Street Liverpool, England, where Brian Epstein was introduced to The Beatles
Liverpool has also been home to numerous football stars. Robbie Fowler, Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Phil Thompson, Mick Quinn, Peter Reid, Wayne Rooney, Lee Trundle, Tommy Smith and Steve McManaman are just some of the many footballers to have been born in the city. Robert Bernard 'Robbie' Fowler, (born 9 April 1975 in Toxteth, Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is an English footballer Steven George Gerrard MBE (ˈdʒɛrɑd born 30 May 1980 Whiston Merseyside) is an English football player James Lee Duncan "Jamie" Carragher (born 28 January 1978 in Bootle, Merseyside) is a central defender/right-back playing his club football at Liverpool Philip 'Phil' Bernard Thompson ( Liverpool, 21 January 1954) was a cultured defender in the dominant Liverpool team of the 1970s and 1980s Michael "Micky" Quinn, (born May 2 1962 in Everton Liverpool) is a retired English footballer. For the Ironman Triathlete see Peter Reid (triathlete Peter Reid (born 20 June 1956 in Huyton, Liverpool) is an Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985 in Croxteth, Liverpool, Merseyside) is an English footballer who currently plays for English Premier Lee Christopher Trundle (born October 10 1976 in Liverpool, Merseyside) is an English footballer who currently plays Thomas 'Tommy' Smith MBE (born 5 April 1945) was a long-serving footballer with Liverpool, known for his uncompromising defensive style Steven "Steve" McManaman (born 11 February 1972 in Bootle, Merseyside, England) is an English former footballer of the
In the late 90's Melanie Chisholm of the Spice Girls lived there with her family. Melanie Jayne Chisholm (born 12 January 1974 in Whiston, Merseyside) also known as Melanie C or Mel C, is an The Spice Girls are a BRIT Award -winning English pop Girl group formed in 1994
Nel Tarleton, who held the British featherweight championship on three separate occasions and who was one of only a handful of fighters to win two Lonsdale Belts outright, was born in Liverpool and fought many of his fights in the city. Nel Tarleton (born January 14, 1906 &ndash died January 12, 1956) was an English Featherweight boxer from The Lonsdale Belt was a boxing prize introduced by Hugh Lowther 5th Earl of Lonsdale, to be awarded to British boxing champions
Natasha Hamilton grew up in the Kensington area of Liverpool, and started singing and performing from the age of 12 in the Starlight Show Group. Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England. Natasha Maria Hamilton (born July 17 1982 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is an English Singer and member of Atomic Kitten Kensington is an Inner city area of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England. Joined the fledgling Atomic Kitten band at aged 16. Atomic Kitten are an English Girl group from Liverpool composed of Elizabeth McClarnon, Natasha Hamilton, and Jennifer Frost 
Television and film personalities born in Liverpool include: stage and film actor Rex Harrison, renowned comedian Ken Dodd, Singer/TV personality Cilla Black, BAFTA and Golden Globe nominee Cathy Tyson (for cult movie Mona Lisa (film) and Band of Gold (TV series)), 2 times BAFTA award-nominee Lesley Sharp, actor, (Shaun of the Dead) Peter Serafinowicz, anarchic comedian/author Alexei Sayle (star of The Young Ones (TV series)), Margi Clarke (star of cult movie Letter to Brezhnev), John Gregson (star of Treasure Island (1950 film), The Treasure of Monte Cristo and Gideon's Way), Olivier award-winning and 2 times BAFTA nominee Alison Steadman, 3 times BAFTA award-nominee Leonard Rossiter (Star of 2001: A Space Odyssey (film), Oliver! (film) and TV show Rising Damp), Actor Craig Charles (star of TV show Red Dwarf, Robot Wars and Coronation Street), 2 times BAFTA nominee Tom Bell (actor) (starring in Prime Suspect and The Krays (film)), the McGann brothers (Paul, Joe, Stephen and Mark), David Yip (star of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and James Bond movie A View to a Kill) and 2 times Golden Globe nominee Tom Baker and Elisabeth Sladen (both of Doctor Who fame) Also Kim Cattrall of Sex and the City was born in Wavertree, a Liverpool suburb. Sir Reginald “Rex” Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 - 2 June 1990 was an English Academy Award and Tony Award -winning Theatre and Kenneth Arthur Dodd OBE (born November 8, 1927) is a veteran English Comedian and Singer Songwriter, famous Cilla Black OBE (born Priscilla Maria Veronica White on 27 May, 1943) is an English Singer-songwriter and Television The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA is a British charity that hosts annual awards shows for film television television craft video games and forms of animation The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and Television programs given out each year during a formal dinner Cathy Tyson (born June 12[[ 965]] in Kingston-upon-Thames, London) is an English Actress. Mona Lisa is a 1986 British film about a petty criminal who becomes entangled in the dangerous life of a high-class Call girl. Band of Gold was a television series shown on ITV between 1995 and 1997, written by Kay Mellor and produced by Granada Television Lesley Sharp (born in 1964 in Liverpool) is an English actress from Formby, Merseyside. Peter Serafinowicz (sɛrəˈfɪnəwiʧ (born 10 July 1972) is a British comic actor Voice artist and Composer of Belarussian Alexei David Sayle (born 7 August 1952 is an English Comedian, Actor and Author. The Young Ones was a popular British sitcom, first seen in 1982, on BBC2. Margi Clarke (born 1954 is a British Actress (her name is pronounced with a hard 'g' Letter to Brezhnev is a 1985 film about working class life in contemporary Liverpool. John Gregson ( 15 March 1919 – 8 January 1975) was a British actor Treasure Island is a Disney film based on Robert Louis Stevenson 's novel Treasure Island, and was released on July 19 The Treasure of Monte Cristo is a British movie released in 1961. Gideon's Way was a British TV crime series made by ITC Entertainment in 1964/65 based on the novels by John Creasey (as Alison Steadman OBE (born on August 26 1946) is anaward-winning English stage film TV and radio actress. Leonard Rossiter ( 21 October 1926 &ndash 5 October 1984) was an English Actor known for his role as Rupert Rigsby 2001 A Space Odyssey is a 1968 Science fiction film directed by Stanley Kubrick, written by Kubrick and Arthur C Oliver! is a 1968 Musical film directed by Carol Reed. The film is based on the Stage musical Oliver!, with Rising Damp was a UK television sitcom produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV, first broadcast from 1974 to 1978 Craig Charles (born 11 July, 1964 in Liverpool, England) is an English Actor, Stand up comedian, Author According to the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, a red dwarf star is a small and relatively cool Star, of the Main sequence, either late K Coronation Street (commonly known as 'Corrie' is an award-winning Soap opera created by Tony Warren Tom Bell ( 2 August 1933 &ndash 4 October 2006) was an English actor on stage film and television Prime Suspect is a British Police procedural television drama series made by Granada Television for the ITV network in the 1990s The Krays is a 1990 film based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often Paul McGann (born 14 November 1959 in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom) is an English actor who made his name on the BBC serial Joe McGann (born 24 July 1958) is an English actor His most well known role was playing the lead role &mdash Charlie Burrows the "house keeper" Stephen McGann (b1963 in Liverpool) is an English actor His three elder brothers — Paul, Joe and Mark — are all actors as well Mark McGann (born 12 July 1961 in Liverpool) is an English actor director and musician David Yip (born June 4, 1951) is an English Actor. Yip of Chinese descent was born in Liverpool and trained Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom is a 1984 period Adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. James Bond 007 is a Fictional character created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve Novels and two Short story A View To A Kill (1985 is the fourteenth Spy film of the James Bond series, and the seventh and last to star Roger Moore as the fictional Thomas Stewart "Tom" Baker (born 20 January 1934 is an English Actor. Elisabeth Sladen (born 1 February 1948, Liverpool) is an English actress best known for her role as Sarah Jane Smith in the British Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. Kim Victoria Cattrall ( rhyming with shall; born 21 August 1956) is an English born actress who grew up in Canada and now lives Sex and the City was an American Cable television program The original run of the show was broadcast on HBO from 1998 until 2004 for a
Famous writers such as, Academy Award and BAFTA nominee playwrights Alan Bleasdale, Willy Russell (author of Blood Brothers (musical), Shirley Valentine, Our Day Out and Educating Rita), Brian Jacques (author of the Redwall and Castaways of the Flying Dutchman), award-winning horror author/director/artist Clive Barker ( mostly credited for Rawhead Rex (film), Candyman (film) and Hellraiser fame) and BAFTA award-winning scriptwriter Jimmy McGovern (author of Cracker (UK TV series), Hillsborough (a dramatised reconstruction of the events of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster) and The Street (TV series)) are from Liverpool. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA is a British charity that hosts annual awards shows for film television television craft video games and forms of animation Alan Bleasdale (born 23 March 1946 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England, brought up in Huyton William Russell (born 23 August 1947 in Whiston Merseyside) is a British Playwright, Screenwriter, Author, Blood Brothers is a musical with book lyrics and music by Willy Russell. Shirley Valentine is a play by Willy Russell. Synopsis Taking the form of a Monologue by a middle-aged Working class Liverpool Our Day Out is a Made-for-TV film about deprived children from Liverpool, United Kingdom. Educating Rita is an award-winning stage comedy by British playwright Willy Russell. (James Brian Jacques (pronounced "Jakes" (born June 15, 1939) is an English author, best Redwall is a series of Fantasy novels by Brian Jacques. It is the title of the first book of the series published in 1986 the name of the Abbey Castaways of the Flying Dutchman is the first Novel in the Castaways series by Brian Jacques, published in 2001 Clive Barker (born 5 October 1952) is an English author film director and visual artist Rawhead Rex is a 1986 film based on a short story by Clive Barker which originally appeared in Volume 3 of his Books of Blood series For other entities called Candyman see Candyman. Candyman is a 1992 Slasher film starring Virginia Madsen Hellraiser is a 1987 British Horror film exploring the themes of Sadomasochism, pain as a source of pleasure and morality under duress and fear Jimmy McGovern (born 1949 is a BAFTA award-winning English Television scriptwriter from Liverpool Cracker is the title of a television crime series in the United Kingdom, made by Granada Television for ITV and created and principally The Street is a BBC television series created by Jimmy McGovern which follows the lives of different residents of one street in Manchester.
Alois Hitler, Jr. the half-brother of Adolf Hitler lived in the city, was married, and had a child. Alois Hitler Jr, born Alois Matzelsberger ( January 13, 1882 in Vienna &ndash May 20, 1956 in Hamburg Hi and welcome to Wikipedia! Please understand that this article is frequently vandalized and vandalism is reverted immediately There is a rumour that Adolf visited Liverpool in 1911, before the outbreak of World War I, and that he drank in the Poste House pub on Cumberland Street. World War I (abbreviated WWI; also known as the First World War, the Great War, and the War to End All Cumberland is one of the 39 Historic counties of England. It formed an administrative county from 1889 to 1974 (excluding Carlisle from 1915 and now forms part of 
William Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on four separate occasions (1868–74, 1880–85, 1886 and 1892–94), was born in Liverpool and lived there till the age of 11. The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the political leader of the United Kingdom
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Liverpool City Council as of May 2007 is controlled by the Liberal Democrats with 51 seats to Labour's 35. Aigburth ( IPA /ˈɛɡbəθ/ is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Allerton is a suburb of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England. It is located southeast of Liverpool city centre bordered by Anfield is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Belle Vale is a district of south-east Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Broadgreen is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Located on the eastern edge of the city it is bordered by Old Swan Childwall is an affluent suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Clubmoor is a district in the City of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Croxteth is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Dingle (known locally as The Dingle) is an Inner-city area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Dovecot is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is situated to the east of the city bordered by Knotty Ash, West Derby Edge Hill is a district of Liverpool, England. History The area was first developed in the late 18th/early 19th century This article refers to the district of Liverpool For the football club see Everton F Fairfield is an area of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England, encompassing streets between Tuebrook and Kensington and stretching to Fazakerley (fæzækəli is a suburb of north Liverpool, Merseyside, England, and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Garston is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is bordered by Grassendale, Allerton, Hunts Gateacre ( is an affluent area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Gillmoss is an area in north Liverpool located between Croxteth, Fazakerley and Kirkby. Grassendale is a district of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England. Hunts Cross is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is located on the southern edge of the city bordered by Garston Kensington is an Inner city area of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England. Kirkdale is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward that covers both Kirkdale and Vauxhall Knotty Ash is an area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Mossley Hill is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Netherley is an area in the City of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Norris Green is a large Housing estate and council ward in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Old Swan is an Inner-city area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward Orrell Park is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It is an small area of north Liverpool between the large districts of Aintree and St Michael's Hamlet, also known as St Michael-in-the-Hamlet, is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Speke (pronounced Speak) is an area of the City of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England, close to the boundaries of the Stoneycroft is an area of inner-city Liverpool, England and part of the Tuebrook and Stoneycroft and Old Swan wards Toxteth is an Inner-city area of Liverpool, England. It is located to the south of the city bordered by Liverpool city centre Edge Hill Tuebrook is an area of inner-city Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Vauxhall is an inner city district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Walton-on-the-Hill, usually shortened to Walton, is an area of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England, situated to the north of Anfield Wavertree is an area of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England and is a Liverpool City Council Ward. West Derby is a suburb in the north of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Woolton is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal Political party in the United Kingdom, formed in 1988 by merging the The Labour Party is a Political party in the United Kingdom. Founded at the start of the 20th century it has been since the 1920s the principal party of the The Green Party also hold one seat. Liverpool has been under Lib Dem control for over 9 years. City council wards of Liverpool include:
Liverpool has five parliamentary constituencies: Liverpool Garston, Liverpool Riverside, Liverpool Walton, Liverpool Wavertree and Liverpool West Derby. Allerton and Hunts Cross is a Liverpool City Council Ward. It contains the Allerton and Hunts Cross areas of Liverpool, England Anfield is a district of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Belle Vale is a district of south-east Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Central is an area of Liverpool, England, and is a Liverpool City Council Ward made up of the majority of the city centre and Kensington Fields Childwall is an affluent suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Church is a Liverpool City Council Ward. It contains part of the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool. Clubmoor is a district in the City of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. County is a Liverpool City Council Ward. It contains the Walton area of Liverpool, England. Cressington is a Liverpool City Council Ward. It contains the Cressington Park, Grassendale Park and the Grassendale area of Croxteth is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. This article refers to the district of Liverpool For the football club see Everton F Fazakerley (fæzækəli is a suburb of north Liverpool, Merseyside, England, and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Greenbank is a Liverpool City Council Ward. It contains parts of the Mossley Hill and Wavertree areas of Liverpool. Kensington is an Inner city area of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England. Knotty Ash is an area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Mossley Hill is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Norris Green is a large Housing estate and council ward in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Old Swan is an Inner-city area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward Riverside is a Liverpool City Council Ward in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Speke Garston is a Liverpool City Council Ward, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. St Michael's Hamlet, also known as St Michael-in-the-Hamlet, is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Tuebrook and Stoneycroft is a Liverpool City Council Ward. It contains the Tuebrook and Stoneycroft areas of Liverpool. Warbreck is a Liverpool City Council Ward in Liverpool, England. Wavertree is an area of Liverpool, in Merseyside, England and is a Liverpool City Council Ward. West Derby is a suburb in the north of Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Woolton is a suburb of Liverpool, Merseyside, England and a Liverpool City Council Ward. Yew Tree is a Liverpool City Council Ward. It borders Knotty Ash and West Derby. The Ceremonial county of Merseyside is divided into 16 Parliamentary constituencies - 14 Borough constituencies and 2 County constituencies In the United Kingdom (UK, each of the electoral areas or divisions called constituencies elects one or more members to a parliament or assembly Liverpool Garston is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Liverpool Riverside is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Liverpool Walton is a Constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Liverpool Wavertree is a Borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Liverpool West Derby is a Borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. At the 2005 general election, these were held by the Labour Party, and are represented by Maria Eagle, Louise Ellman, Jane Kennedy, Peter Kilfoyle and Robert Wareing respectively. Results Overview For events leading up to the date of the election see article Pre-election day events of the United Kingdom general The Labour Party is a Political party in the United Kingdom. Founded at the start of the 20th century it has been since the 1920s the principal party of the Maria Eagle (born 17 February 1961) is a British Politician and Solicitor. Louise Ellman (born 14 November 1945) is the Labour and Co-operative Member of Parliament for Liverpool Riverside. Jane Elizabeth Kennedy (born 4 May 1958, as Jane Elizabeth Hodgson) is a Labour Party politician in the United Kingdom, and currently Peter Kilfoyle (born on June 9, 1946 in Liverpool) is a UK politician Robert Nelson Wareing, commonly known as Bob Wareing, (born 20 August 1930 Liverpool) is a British independent Politician and Member of Liberal Democrat candidates finished second in every Liverpool seat. The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal Political party in the United Kingdom, formed in 1988 by merging the
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