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New homes in Kirkby

With a superb Merseyside location less than eight miles from the centre of Liverpool, Kirkby sits next to Knowsley in the North West. You can also drive to Manchester in around 40 minutes, while Preston is a similar journey to the north of houses in Kirkby.

From relaxing walks through Rimrose Valley to afternoons at Formby Beach, Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve and Beacon Country Park are perfect for spending time in pleasant natural settings. Drive through Knowsley Safari Park, explore Tawd Valley Park and much more; once you browse our new builds near Kirkby below.

  • Sundial Place DWH

    Sundial Place DWH

    Lydiate Lane, Thornton, Liverpool, L23 1AE
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £355,500 to £480,000
  • Pinewood Park

    Pinewood Park

    Liverpool Road, Formby, L37 6BR
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £235,000 to £510,000
  • Pavilion Gardens

    Pavilion Gardens

    Town Lane, Southport, PR8 6PN
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £170,000 to £400,000
  • Centurion Village

    Centurion Village

    Longmeanygate, Midge Hall, Leyland, PR26 7TB
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £264,995 to £437,500
  • Orchard Meadows

    Orchard Meadows

    Russett Avenue, Appleton, WA4 5RR
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £385,000 to £620,000
  • Calder Rise

    Calder Rise

    Cottam Way, Cottam, Preston, PR4 0WL
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £285,000 to £430,000
  • Inglewhite Meadow, Longridge

    Inglewhite Meadow, Longridge

    Inglewhite Road, Longridge, PR3 2NA
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £125,000 to £415,000
  • Stanneylands


    Little Stanneylands, Wilmslow, SK9 4ER
    • 4 bedroom
    • £500,000 to £725,000
Once part of Lancashire, Kirkby is a vibrant town in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside. With historical points of interest, modern amenities and many things to do, Kirkby residents have plenty to enjoy in the local area.

From education options to transport links and nearby nature spots, here's everything you need to know about buying your new home in Kirkby.

The Kirkby community

David Wilson Homes in Kirkby offer plenty of space inside and out, with well-sized rooms and sleek fixtures. Enjoy the excellent amenities and community spirit on your doorstep when you choose Kirkby as your new neighbourhood. All our developments have wide, well-lit streets, green spaces and proximity to excellent schools, making them safe and convenient homes for your family. Read on to learn about Kirkby’s educational establishments, transport and scenic nature.

Education in Kirkby

Whether you’re moving to Kirkby with children or teens or want to further your education, the town enjoys proximity to many great institutions. According to Ofsted, here are some of the best primary, secondary and further education establishments.

Primary Secondary Further Education
St Michael and All Angels Catholic Primary School  All Saints Catholic High School Hugh Baird College
Holy Rosary Catholic Primary School  Archbishop Blanch CofE High School Carmel College
Emmaus Church of England and Catholic Primary School Carmel College The City of Liverpool College
Florence Melly Community Primary School Kirkby High School Wirral Metropolitan College
St Matthew's Catholic Primary School St John Bosco Arts College  


Amenities in Kirkby

New homes in this Merseyside town enjoy easy access to many amenities, from parks and walking trails to libraries, community centres and gyms. These include the following:

• Kirkby Leisure Centre
• Liverpool FC Academy
• David Lloyd Knowsley
• Kirkby Valley Golf Club
• Bluebell Woods
• Fazakerley Hall Recreation Ground
• Wignall Park
• Rainbow Park & Playground
• Kirkby Library
• The Kirkby Centre

Transport links in Kirkby

Commuting from Kirkby is no trouble; the town has a central train station and easy motorway access. Local buses provide more ways to explore the area, which is ideal for commuting, popping into the shops or adventuring on weekends.


Kirkby connects directly to Junction 5 of the M57. Joining the M58 and A59 is also straightforward, with these roads only a short distance from the town. Liverpool is eight miles from Kirkby and less than a 30-minute car journey. Manchester is 45 minutes away along the M52.


Kirkby train station provides easy access to Liverpool and beyond, with several trains to the city departing every hour. Whether you’re travelling for work or want to enjoy Liverpool’s iconic attractions, getting there is easy when you buy your new home in Kirkby.


Kirkby bus routes connect the community with nearby shopping centres, train and bus stations, and Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Whether it’s work, errands or visiting friends, travelling by bus is one of the best ways to get around the local area.

Nature to see in Kirkby

This Knowsley town could be perfect if you can’t imagine a new home without access to nearby nature. From sprawling nature reserves to local parks and green spaces, you’ll find plenty of options for a breath of fresh air.

Bluebell Wood. This mature woodland is favoured for its leafy walking trails and wildflowers, a perfect place for strolls.

Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve. This vast reserve is a unique archaeological site, with evidence of a surviving Mesolithic settlement. Enjoy wildlife and peaceful waters when you visit.

Rimrose Valley Country Park. A green oasis with smooth walking and cycling trails, grassland, woodland and meadows.

Are you ready to buy your new home in Kirkby? Our developments are close to scenic country parks and local amenities, perfect places to settle down. Enjoy excellent schools and local facilities on your doorstep for easy living in this Merseyside town. Explore our 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes in Kirkby to find your ideal development.

Why not contact our Sales Advisers today to start planning your move? Or explore our new homes offers, including Part Exchange, Deposit Unlock and Deposit Boost options.