RNLI shops, museums and the College will open as Government guidance allows. Lifeboat stations remain operational but are not open to visitors.

RNLI West Kirby Lifeboat

West Kirby Lifeboat Station

For 40 years an inshore lifeboat at West Kirby has covered an area off the north west tip of the Wirral peninsula. Today’s D class lifeboat is a re-engineered and updated version of the original D class.
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Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from West Kirby Lifeboat Station

5.13pm 24 October 2021
11.32pm 23 October 2021
11.51am 19 October 2021
4.24pm 18 October 2021
7.31pm 23 September 2021
1.05pm 10 September 2021
12.59pm 10 September 2021
10.55am 22 August 2021
3.06pm 25 July 2021
9.32pm 22 July 2021
9.32pm 22 July 2021
9.22am 22 July 2021
1.33am 16 July 2021
9.32am 10 July 2021
5.36pm 19 June 2021
3.35pm 12 June 2021
1.56pm 13 May 2021
9.55pm 18 April 2021
1.20pm 15 April 2021
1.20pm 15 April 2021

Today's weather

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Min: 11°C Max: 14°C
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Visitor information and facilities

Station address

West Kirby Lifeboat Station
Coronation Gardens
South Parade
West Kirby
Merseyside
CH48 3JU

Station phone number

01516 251800

Visiting times

Visits are subject to volunteer availability and may be arranged by appointment.

Visitor contact

Dave Henshaw

Visitor contact phone number

0151 625 1800

News and media from West Kirby Lifeboat Station

Article Rescue
West Kirby RNLI rescue dog from mud flats
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Article Sea safety
West Kirby RNLI tasked to support refloating of vessel
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Article Rescue
West Kirby RNLI come to the aid of kitesurfer
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West Kirby RNLI Lifeboat returning to shore
Article Sea safety
West Kirby RNLI launched to reports of a capsized dinghy
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