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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from West Kirby Lifeboat Station

3.12pm 6 August 2020
3.40pm 2 August 2020
10.35pm 20 July 2020
2.30pm 26 June 2020
2.18pm 25 June 2020
2.06pm 25 June 2020
2.57pm 30 May 2020
2.53pm 30 May 2020
11.13am 25 May 2020
3.21pm 23 May 2020
9.55am 20 May 2020
1.24pm 12 May 2020
11.07am 26 February 2020
9.00am 24 February 2020
12.53pm 11 February 2020
12.53pm 11 February 2020
12.09pm 15 January 2020
1.58pm 1 January 2020
1.07pm 31 December 2019
12.22pm 30 December 2019

Today's weather

26°C Rain
Min: 18°C Max: 26°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

West Kirby RNLI called out to search for swimmer
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Article Beach safety
West Kirby RNLI called out to search for swimmer
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West Kirby RNLI rescue Comet the Cocker Spaniel from mud flats
Article Animals
West Kirby RNLI rescue Comet the Cocker Spaniel from mud flats
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West Kirby RNLI rescue four teenagers cut off by the tide at Middle Hilbre
Article People
West Kirby RNLI rescue four teenagers cut off by the tide at Middle Hilbre
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West Kirby RNLI rescue four teenagers cut off by the tide at Middle Hilbre
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West Kirby RNLI rescue four teenagers cut off by the tide at Middle Hilbre
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