We asked.
You said.

Download the reports from Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Birkenhead Consultation

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As part of our commitment to community engagement we have been, and still are busy hosting a range of successful events across the Wirral. The events enable you to have your say on the future of your neighbourhood.

We can share the findings of these events and how they have informed our progress on the masterplanning and development of Birkenhead, as well as providing the latest information of current events taking place in your neighbourhood.

Summer 2019

Stage 1 Consultation Summary

As part of our commitment to community engagement, earlier this year, we hosted a series of successful ‘Your Wirral, Your Say’ events to provide you with the opportunity to give your views on how Birkenhead town centre is now, and importantly how you’d like to see it in the future.

We can now share our findings and how they have informed our progress into masterplanning the development of Birkenhead.

How we’ve engaged the community so far

Delivered presentations to elected members.

Organised pop-up events in Birkenhead town centre, and for market traders.

Consulted with young people at The Hive Wirral Youth Zone.

Engaged with Wirral Chamber of Commerce and Wirral Metropolitan College.

Visited and engaged the Multi-Cultural Association.

Download the Stage 1 Consultation Report

Birkenhead stage 1 report

Winter 2019

Stage 2 Consultation Summary

During late 2019, we carried out the second stage of its extensive programme of stakeholder and community consultation to continue public discussion about the future of Birkenhead town centre. This second stage of consultation ran from the 7th to the 30th November.

Drop-in event with elected members of Wirral Council.

Media and website launch.

Pop-up events in Birkenhead town centre.

Dedicated event for Birkenhead market traders.

Workshop with the Wirral Multicultural Organisation.

Workshops with students attending Wirral Metropolitan College.

Workshop with The Hive Wirral Youth Zone.

Presentation to Birkenhead Business Improvement District (BID) and Wirral Chamber of Commerce.

Download the Stage 2 consultation report

Birkenhead Stage 2 report

Winter 2020

Stage 1 Consultation Summary

In February 2020 we held a community consultation event to discuss the residential development of the Former Foxfield School site, you can see the emerging masterplan here.

The feedback received during this consultation will now be used to shape the planning application that is to be submitted soon. Watch this space for further updates on progress.

General enquiries

For questions, general enquiries, and press,
please email


or write to
Wirral Growth Company
Riverside House
Irwell Street
Salford M3 5EN

Download the report of our findings from stage one of consultation