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

12.32pm 20 May 2019
1.21pm 23 April 2019
12.59pm 24 February 2019
12.15pm 23 February 2019
2.24pm 27 January 2019
2.11pm 17 January 2019
9.32pm 30 December 2018
10.22am 21 December 2018
10.17am 21 December 2018
11.26am 11 November 2018
12.12pm 28 October 2018
1.42pm 27 September 2018
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

Today's weather

17°C Rain
Min: 12°C Max: 17°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

Mayor of Wirral’s charity fund raises £11,000 for local RNLI lifeboat stations
Article Fundraising
Mayor of Wirral’s charity fund raises £11,000 for local RNLI lifeboat stations
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West Kirby RNLI rescue an unprecedented number of people this weekend
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Article Rescue
West Kirby RNLI rescue an unprecedented number of people this weekend
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West Kirby RNLI volunteers rescued 27 people and two dogs in a busy afternoon.
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Article Animals
West Kirby RNLI volunteers rescued 27 people and two dogs in a busy afternoon.
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West Kirby RNLI responds to two adults cut off by the tide
Crew paged during Remembrance service to respond to two adults being cut off by the time. The casualties were found safe and well on 'Middle Eye' island and were promptly returned to shore where they were greeted by the Coastguard.
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West Kirby RNLI responds to two adults cut off by the tide
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