All Souls Church, Mather Avenue
Allerton shown within Merseyside
|OS grid reference|
|Metropolitan borough||City of Liverpool|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||L18, L19|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
|UK Parliament||Garston and Halewood|
Allerton has a number of large houses in the prestigious Calderstones Park area, with mainly 1930s semi-detached housing around the shopping area of Allerton Road. Allerton is paired with nearby Hunts Cross to form the Allerton and Hunts Cross city council ward. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 14,853.
In the past ten years many new bars and restaurants have opened in Allerton - mainly on Allerton Road and is a popular place for pubgoers.
- New Heys
- Calderstones School
- Allerton Cemetery
- Allerton Hall (now run as "The pub in the park")
- Allerton Park Golf Club (formerly the grounds of the now ruinous "Allerton", also known as "Obelisk House")
- Allerton Tower Park (formerly the grounds of the demolished "Allerton Tower", also known as "Allerton Towers")
- Calderstones Park (formerly the grounds of the still extant "Calderstones House")
- Clarke Gardens
- The Parish Church of All Hallows
Allerton is served by two railway stations: Liverpool South Parkway on the border of Allerton and Garston (it is the railway track running from Liverpool South Parkway from the old Allerton Station that separates Garston from Allerton), and West Allerton on Booker Avenue. Both stations offer services to Liverpool city centre and Manchester, but Liverpool South Parkway also has services to Southport and Hunts Cross (on the Merseyrail Northern Line) and also the fast service to Birmingham. The former Allerton railway station has been replaced with Liverpool South Parkway, although the old platforms are in use at the new station.
The nearest major bus stop is at Liverpool South Parkway, with the 86 service to the city centre and bus shuttles to Liverpool John Lennon Airport. There are several bus stops around Aigburth with links to various districts throughout the city and also the city centre.
- Peter Adamson
- Saint John Almond
- Bill Kenwright
- Paul McCartney
- John Power (musician)
- John Arne Riise
- William Roscoe
- Daniel Agger
- Hollie Cavanagh
Allerton Road features in the Beatles' song, Penny Lane. The 'shelter in the middle of the roundabout', the barber shop and possibly the bank (whose banker 'never wears a Mac') mentioned in the song are all located on Smithdown Place which is at the junction of Allerton Road, Penny Lane and Smithdown Road. The suburb of Allerton also features in the first episode of BBC Drama 'Spooks', where a bomb exploded outside the home of a family planning doctor. The attack was organised by a group of pro-life campaigners.
- Liverpool District Placenames, Henry Harrison, 1898
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