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The Borough of Sefton

Sefton is a confident, connected borough because of its people. Sefton has a unique socio-economic geography and is the local authority for the area of north Merseyside running from Bootle in the south to the resort of Southport in the north.

Sefton has 275,899 residents with towns including Bootle, Litherland, Seaforth, Crosby, Formby, Maghull and Southport.

We have everything from beautiful coast and countryside to pretty villages,
industrial areas and the docks. The distinctiveness of Sefton’s towns and
villages is integral to our uniqueness; however, it is the people that create the
distinct and diverse communities that make it a vibrant place to live, work, visit
and invest in. 


A seaside resort renowned for its Pier, sandy beaches and Lord
Street - the Victorian canopied boulevard - which is a favourite shopping
destination. Southport plays host to major events including the British Open Golf, Air Show, Fireworks Championships and Flower Show.




Home to glorious beaches with dramatic sand dunes, surrounded by pinewoods andRed Squirrel in Formby Pine Woods known for its wildlife, particularly the endangered red squirrel and natterjack toad. The area is conserved and designated a Site of Specific Scientific Interest.





Lies on the picturesque Leeds and Liverpool canal and boasts the
bustling Central Square Shopping Centre. The nearby village of Aintree is homeAintree Racecourse on Grand National day
to the world famous Grand National horserace.






Is a popular coastal town boasting the Antony Gormley ‘Another
Place’ art installation, where 100 iron men stand proudly looking out to
sea. Crosby and Waterloo are vibrant areas and the village is home to the artiron man on Crosby beachnouveau-inspired Crown Buildings.






Has a growing economy and its geography is centred on the historic port, docks, and associated industries. The area boasts the busy community-focused Strand Shopping Centre and is home to green spaces including the stunning Victorian Derby Park.Opening to the Strand Shopping Centre


Last Updated on Tuesday, July 18, 2023

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