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.
RNLI pager on a chart with a pair of dividers

Latest lifeboat launch

Recent launches from West Kirby Lifeboat Station

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
12.38pm 14 April 2021
10.45am 15 March 2021
2.04pm 12 March 2021
12.16pm 1 March 2021
11.03am 1 March 2021
12.44pm 20 October 2020
11.50am 4 October 2020
1.34pm 22 September 2020
11.20am 18 September 2020

Today's weather

19°C Cloudy
Min: 13°C Max: 19°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 Lifeboats
RNLI West Kirby respond to reports of multiple tide cut offs
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Article Rescue
West Kirby RNLI respond to late night call to assist jet ski
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Article Rescue
West Kirby RNLI comes to the aid of swimmers
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Article Lifeboats
Three RNLI lifeboats launch to assist yacht and catamaran in Liverpool Bay
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Will you answer our Mayday call?

RNLI lifesavers are used to answering emergency calls, but today they’re putting out a call of their own. Your kind donation could help them carry on saving lives during their busiest time. Will you answer that call?