Huyton is a town is in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley in Merseyside and part of the Liverpool Urban Area.
The M57 joins the main motorway network to the east and Liverpool is just 6 miles away on the M62. Train services via Huyton railway station allow access to Liverpool, St Helens and Wigan but journeys to London are more complicated. Buses from Huyton bus station also services the local area.
There are to secondary schools nearby, a number of primary schools and a further education college. Leisure and shopping facilities are plenty and there are a number of parks and golf courses to enjoy.
Property in the area ranges from large council tower blocks to quieter residential estates with terraced, semi and detached housing. Some areas are still deprived and demonstrate a somewhat more gritty life style.