Liverpool is at the centre of the UK’s second largest regional economy with access to six million customers, an economy worth more than £121 billion and 252,000 businesses.
Liverpool’s regional economy is one of the fastest growing in England, according to the latest Government data. In the last decade Liverpool recorded a 39% increase in output.
Alongside the redevelopment of the Royal Liverpool Teaching Hospital additional investment in the city includes the £300m expansion plans of the Port of Liverpool, a major bridge project (£600m) creating a second crossing of the Mersey; and the significant £5.5bn mixed-use regeneration proposals by Peel – transforming Liverpool’s northern docks into the ambitious new Liverpool Waters development.
Liverpool is one of the world’s most distinctive and creative cities.
From its stunning World Heritage waterfront to its vibrant culture, stylish shops and restaurants, Liverpool is a city with a unique spirit and personality.
Liverpool is experiencing a rapid and dramatic renaissance. In recent years its economy has grown faster than any other UK city, and in 2008 it became European Capital of Culture.
It’s like a thousand different cities but nowhere else on earth
Liverpool’s downtown residential population has grown tenfold in 15 years as more and more people have been attracted by the breadth of its offer and the warmth of its welcome.
Once again, Liverpool has been voted one of the five best places to visit in the UK. But, better still, why not buy your own property here and be part of Liverpool’s renaissance?
It’s a city rich in history, home to Europe’s oldest Chinatown and boasting more listed and historic buildings than anywhere outside London.
Liverpool is mad about music and fanatical about sport. It’s home to two internationally renowned football clubs and the world’s greatest horse race. The city stages spectacular events and festivals and has more live venues than you could dream of visiting.
Today Liverpool is about thriving universities, cutting-edge galleries and theatres, ground-breaking creative businesses, award-winning restaurants and trail blazing modern architecture.
It’s a city that’s going places.
These allow travellers to get wherever they need to go quickly and efficiently by road, rail, sea and air.
The city is situated on an extensive motorway network which provides convenient access to the wider North West Region, the Lake District, North Wales and the rest of the country.
Liverpool is served by the West Coast Main Line running trains from London into the heart of the city at Lime Street Station. The journey time from Liverpool to London is just over two hours. The Merseyrail system is one of the UK’s most comprehensive and well-used urban rail networks enabling people to travel efficiently, quickly and cheaply across the Liverpool Metropolitan area.
Liverpool enjoys the international connectivity provided by two international airports, Liverpool John Lennon Airport and nearby Manchester Airport linking travellers to hundreds of destinations across Europe and worldwide.
As befits a waterfront city, Liverpool is also the point of embarkation for regular ferry journeys to both the Republic and Northern Ireland, as well as an increasingly important destination and embarkation point for cruise liners.