Issue details


This report provides Members with an update regarding the work undertaken to progress the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) Birkenhead to New Brighton Local Cycling Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) project. The report seeks approval to continue to work with the LCRCA to undertake the development of the LCWIP project in two phases;


· LCWIP Phase 1 – Birkenhead to Liscard


· LCWIP Phase 2 – Liscard to New Brighton and seeks approval for Wirral Council to undertake consultation and engagement regarding LCWIP Phase 1 in line with the proposed LCWIP Public Consultation and Engagement Strategy. This report seeks approval to undertake further development work and consultation for LCWIP only, and further reports would be brought back to this Committee for approval prior to the implementation of Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the LCWIP scheme. Other active travel schemes will be subject to separate reporting to this Committee.


The LCRCA Birkenhead to New Brighton LCWIP will support all five themes of the Wirral Plan 2021-26:


Inclusive Economy, Safe & Pleasant Communities, Sustainable Environment, Brighter Futures and Active & Healthy Lives.



This matter affects the wards of Birkenhead and Tranmere, Bidston and St James, Seacombe, Liscard, Wallasey and New Brighton.


This matter is a Key Decision as it is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Decision due: 19 Oct 2022 by Economy Regeneration & Housing Committee


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