Working With Our Partners And The Government

The Mersey Forest

The Mersey Forest are making Merseyside and North Cheshire one of the best places in the country to live – working together to create woodlands and help people explore the nature on their doorstep.

Building Research Establishment

A group of engineers, scientists, researchers and technicians who aim to raise the standards of the built environment, and support new research and education programmes.

Liverpool John Moores University

A forward-thinking, dynamic university positioned throughout Merseyside, with an open and enthusiastic academic community operating through world-class facilities, some of which are already on the Peninsula.

Wirral Chamber of Commerce

The UK’s fastest growing Chamber, the WCC aims to drive growth and competitiveness locally, nationally and internationally for industrial and commerce businesses.


The Department for International Trade works toward prosperity within the UK and globally through promoting and financing international trade and investment.


The government’s department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy sets out a long-term plan which will boost the productivity and earning power of people and businesses throughout the UK.

The Environment Agency

The EA is an executive non-departmental public body, working to create better places for people and wildlife while supporting sustainable development.

Homes England

The national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England and regulator of Social Housing Providers.

Forestry Commission

Recognised and respected as an international leader in sustainable forestry, the Commission aims to improve people’s lives through forest estates, native woodland and conservation management, and improving the environment where we live and work.

University of Liverpool

One of the greatest centres of research, knowledge and innovation in the UK, the pioneering reputation of UoL attracts students, experts and partners from around the world.

Wirral Metropolitan College

WMC is the largest college in the Wirral, with student success rates in the top 10% nationally, and over sixteen thousand students studying in one of their main campuses or seven specialist learning centres every year.

Atlantic Gateway

The UK’s most significant opportunity to attract investment, accelerate growth and rebalance the economy, the Atlantic Gateway proposes to create a critical mass to achieve a new level of growth for cities outside of London.

With a private sector board, its vision is to maximise investment into the Atlantic Gateway area, supporting the delivery of major projects. Drawing on the area’s assets and scale of the development opportunities, Atlantic Gateway has the potential to become a major brand to leverage private sector investment.


The DCLG creates great places to live and work through supporting local government, helping communities to solve their own problems, supporting local fire and rescue authorities, and making the planning system work more efficiently and effectively.

Wirral MBC

The majority of local government services in the Wirral are supplied by the Wirral Borough Council, the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside.

Liverpool City Region LEP

A private sector-led Board made up of political leaders from six local authority areas. By bringing together local entrepreneurs and politicians, they are able to harness the skills and experience of a wide range of people to establish successful and sustainable businesses.

The Peel Group

Peel is one of the leading infrastructure, transport and real estate companies in the UK, creating sustainable environments where both people and business can flourish.

The company’s roots are firmly in the North West, with past developments including sustained investment in Salford Quays leading to the creation of MediaCityUK. Wirral Waters is a Peel priority project, developed with a number of partners including Wirral MBC.

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