Liverpool, an energetic, vibrant city and seaport in Merseyside is situated in the North West of England and has a population of approximately 906,440 residents according to the latest statistics.
It is here where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea, and yes, you really can take a ferry across the Mersey where you can soak up some of the best views of the famous waterfront and surrounding areas.
Famous for being the birthplace of the legendary rock group The Beatles, well known football teams and the distinctive accent, there is so much more to this splendid city.
You need not look far at all to appreciate the rich culture as there are plenty of interesting museums and galleries to captivate you. In fact there are more on offer here than in any other place in the UK apart from London. The Albert Dock undoubtedly attracts visitors to stroll around the quayside to sample some of the places of interest as well as fantastic bars and restaurants. There are more grade one listed buildings here collectively than anywhere in the country. If it is a day of retail therapy that you prefer then look no further as there are more shops in Liverpool than you can shake a stick at.
Liverpool has a long trading history dating back centuries which expanded significantly to soon become a leading port within the British Empire, appealing to many who decided to then settle here including the Irish and many Liverpudlians can boast an Irish ancestor or two.
The visitor economy, worth several billion pounds and creating many thousands of jobs was of course like everywhere else, hit by the pandemic, but is now showing highly encouraging signs of economic growth as people return to the city without hesitation.
Education, health, public administrations, banking, finance, advanced manufacturing, environmental, digital and creative, health and life sciences and retail jobs are all flourishing.
£313 million was obtained by the Local Growth Fund over several years which will in turn generate more investments within Liverpool's economy, promoting widespread growth.
Many hugely branded and globally famous businesses have chosen Liverpool as their main base and head offices whilst others have been created here and decided to stay.
There are several universities in Liverpool which generate an extremely high standard of skill and academic knowledge which is then integrated into the city to further amplify the region's economy and attract quality investment.
The North West is becoming an increasingly popular place to live and it is predicted that properties will rise significantly. Growth in Liverpool has seen a high increase accompanied with much interest and shows no sign of slowing down. However the good news is that house prices are still much lower here than many other places in the UK with an average price for a home currently selling in the region of around £200,000.
Within close proximity to the traditional seaside town of Blackpool, the breathtakingly beautiful Lake District and the spirited city of Manchester, you will be spoiled for choice of places to go.
With their fantastic sense of humour, generous natures, passion for getting ‘all dressed up’, extremely warm and authentic personalities, you'll definitely recognise a ‘Scouser’ when you meet one.
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