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

12.57pm 9 September 2018
7.31pm 7 August 2018
11.07pm 27 July 2018
11.56am 14 July 2018
4.08pm 7 May 2018
4.05pm 7 May 2018
12.38pm 19 April 2018
12.25pm 17 April 2018
7.03am 24 November 2017
1.05am 26 October 2017
11.14am 20 October 2017
2.39pm 11 September 2017
11.39am 6 September 2017
9.14pm 31 August 2017
12.25pm 24 August 2017
4.05pm 12 August 2017
9.49pm 2 August 2017
3.59pm 29 July 2017
2.54am 16 July 2017
2.52am 16 July 2017

Today's weather

13°C Rain
Min: 9°C
Max: 13°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

Thousands brave windy Bank Holiday for Hoylake & West Kirby Lifeboat Open Day
Article Fundraising
Thousands brave windy Bank Holiday for Hoylake & West Kirby Lifeboat Open Day
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Mayor of Wirral joins Hoylake RNLI for lifesaving training exercise
Councillor Geoffrey Watt, dressed in yellow RNLI all-weather gear and wearing his civic chain of office, stands with the Hoylake Lifeboat crew in front of the Shannon class lifeboat
Article People
Mayor of Wirral joins Hoylake RNLI for lifesaving training exercise
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West Kirby RNLI launch to reports of people cut off by the tide
Video Lifeboats
West Kirby RNLI launch to reports of people cut off by the tide
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RNLI West Kirby Lifeboat rescues party of walkers and pet dog
Teenagers in inflatable
Article Rescue
RNLI West Kirby Lifeboat rescues party of walkers and pet dog
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