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

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
9.22pm 26 May 2017
10.17am 26 May 2017
6.11pm 1 May 2017
9.22am 26 March 2017
9.59am 12 March 2017
12.25pm 4 March 2017
5.08pm 5 February 2017
1.37pm 27 December 2016

Today's weather

3°C Cloudy
Min: -7°C
Max: 3°C
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Next tide

Mon 11 Dec
Low: 11:15am 2.1m
High: 5:16pm 6.6m
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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

Community bonfire night displays raise thousands for the RNLI
Thousands raised for the RNLI at Hoylake Sailing Club's annual firework display.
Article Fundraising
Community bonfire night displays raise thousands for the RNLI
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West Kirby and Hoylake RNLI lifeboats launched into darkness
Hoylake RNLI lifeboat was called out shortly after 11.30pm, followed in the early hours by West Kirby RNLI lifeboat.
Article Rescues
West Kirby and Hoylake RNLI lifeboats launched into darkness
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RNLI West Kirby assist stranded yacht on rocks at Caldy Steps
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Article Sea safety
RNLI West Kirby assist stranded yacht on rocks at Caldy Steps
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Thousands flocked to Hoylake Promenade to support Hoylake and West Kirby RNLI
RNLI Hoylake hovercraft crew pose for a photograph
Article Fundraising
Thousands flocked to Hoylake Promenade to support Hoylake and West Kirby RNLI
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