The population of Liverpool City Region has levelled out at 1.5 million people after a lengthy period of significant decline. A total of 6 million people live within a 60 minute catchment...read more



The Liverpool City Region’s objective is to establish itself as a thriving city region by 2030. The Liverpool City Region Multi Area Agreement (MAA) was signed by Halton, Sefton, St Helens, Wirral and Knowsley councils in September 2009...read more

Developments and proposed developments in and around the Mersey Estuary may also be significant to the local authorities of Warrington and Cheshire West and Chester.


The “transformational actions” set out for the City Region in order to create jobs are grouped under the headings of:

  • Culture and the visitor economy
  • Liverpool SuperPort
  • Low carbon economy
  • Knowledge economy
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    Transport and Travel

    The Mersey Estuary presents a barrier between the west and east of the City Region. Integration of road, rail and ferry links is the responsibility of Merseytravel, as the combined Passenger Transport Authority (PTA) and Executive (PTE)...read more

    Mersey Ferries - promoted as “the most famous ferry in the world” operate the passenger ferries as well as excursions on the Estuary and the Manchester Ship Canal...read more