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

1.07pm 29 September 2019
3.22pm 21 September 2019
5.50am 1 September 2019
5.50am 1 September 2019
8.30pm 29 August 2019
8.30pm 29 August 2019
6.09pm 28 August 2019
8.38pm 20 August 2019
1.47pm 5 August 2019
1.41pm 5 August 2019
1.51pm 2 August 2019
12.40am 24 July 2019
4.14pm 19 July 2019
6.35pm 23 June 2019
10.28am 3 June 2019
10.19pm 31 May 2019
12.32pm 20 May 2019
1.21pm 23 April 2019
12.59pm 24 February 2019
12.15pm 23 February 2019

Today's weather

10°C Rain
Min: 3°C Max: 10°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

Wirral kayakers raise £3,500 for Hoylake and West Kirby RNLI
Article Events
Wirral kayakers raise £3,500 for Hoylake and West Kirby RNLI
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Wirral RNLI lifeboats and lifeguards rescue four kayakers in River Dee
Article Lifeboats
Wirral RNLI lifeboats and lifeguards rescue four kayakers in River Dee
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Thousands took to the coast to support Hoylake & West Kirby RNLI annual Open Day
Stormy Stan on Hoylake Promenade during RNLI Open Day
Article Lifeguards
Thousands took to the coast to support Hoylake & West Kirby RNLI annual Open Day
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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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