Situated on the eastern side of the river Mersey, Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside. As a port of long-standing, Liverpool is renowned as an area of population diversity with a large Irish influence and known world-wide as the home of The Beatles.
As befits its major port status Liverpool has direct road links with the UK motorway network via the M62 and easy access to the M6 and M1. Although congestion is still an aspect of travel within the city this is to be expected as Liverpool has one of the largest economies in the UK with all the associated draws on its infrastructure.
Shopping and leisure facilities are unsurpassed with a selection to suit all tastes from galleries to night clubs, pubs and restaurants. The city centre is also a shopping Mecca and draws visitors from all over the north. There are also a wide choice of major secondary and primary schools as wells as three universities.
Student accommodation is highly sought after and the wider area affords great opportunities for buy-to-let as well as for personal use. Property ranges from some of the best architecture in the UK to new built estates and municipal tower blocks in the outlying areas.