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    Blog by Alice Irving

    The East Float, Wirral Waters, neighbourhood guide

    23 August 2021

    From Woodside Ferry Village to the area’s drive-in cinema – here are East Floats neighbourhood highlights

    Considering moving to East Float, Wirral Waters in Birkenhead?

    Let us show you the type of lifestyle you could have in this exciting waterside neighbourhood.

    Here are the local area highlights you’ll find on your doorstep or in nearby areas –from your local food and drink spots to a drive-in cinema, a fitness academy, brewery, sports venue, and more.

    You’ll also have access to some of Liverpool’s most iconic establishments including Royal Albert Dock, The Cavern and Tate Liverpool.

    Woodside Ferry Village

    Woodside Ferry Village

    Birkenhead is home to Woodside Ferry Village, a waterside food hall that proudly celebrates local independent eateries. It currently has eight food and drinks vendors for visitors to enjoy – including Low Slow & Dough (Mexican), Little Napoli (Italian), Bamboo Thai (Thai), HAKU (Japanese), Caffe Cream (ice cream and hot drinks), Scooby’s (American), PAUSHA (wine and cocktails) and Tipsy Duck (beers, spirits, and soft drinks).

    Glen Affric Brewery

    The Glen Affric Brewery is an award‑winning craft brewery that produces an eclectic range of beers for the modern palate. New releases include a mango session IPA, a piña colada pale ale, and a rhubarb and custard ale. The popular brewery offer indoor and outdoor seating too. Cheers to that!

    Woodside Drive In Cinema

    Woodside Drive In Cinema

    Nearby your new home at East Float, Wirral Waters, you’ll find Woodside Drive In Cinema. The outdoor cinema shows a good range of films from musicals like Grease, family favourites like Moana or (if you’re up to it) classic horrors including like Silence of the Lambs.

    The Soccer Dome

    If you have any football fanatics in your household, you’ll be pleased to find The Soccer Dome just down the street from your new East Float home. This sports complex offers coaching, holds a number of leagues, children’s parties, and walking football sessions.

    Royal Albert Dock (image (c) Laurie Byrne on

    Royal Albert Dock

    Liverpool’s famous Royal Albert Dock is just on the other side of the River Mersey. This historical landmark is now a complex of waterfront restaurants, cafes, bars, galleries, hotels, and restaurants.

    Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

    Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Birkenhead, is one of Wirral’s hidden gems. Here at the gallery, you’ll find masterpieces, ceramics, sculptures, and a Della Robbia Pottery collection.

    Tate Liverpool (image (c) Neil Martin on

    Tate Liverpool

    When you move to East Float, after a scenic walk over the River Mersey, you’ll stumble upon a world‑class art gallery. Tate Liverpool is situated on the Royal Albert Dock. Entry remains free for everyone (with a charge for exhibitions).

    The Cavern Club

    As well as the locals arts scene, you’ll also have access to Liverpool’s historic music venues. In your local area, you’ll find the birthplace of the Beatles, The Cavern Club. You can enjoy live music here, grab a drink and a bite to eat.

    JD Aerial Fitness Academy

    JD Aerial Fitness Academy

    At JD Aerial Fitness Academy, you can get fit the fun way. The team here – who, collectively, have more than 15 years of professional performing experience – teach aerial arts to people of all ages and experience levels. They aim to boost health and well-being through creativity and work to help students use aerial fitness to reduce anxiety, depression and low self-esteem. The studio offers aerial hammock, silks and hoop classes, pole fitness, flexibility contortion classes, and children’s circus sessions.

    There are currently a selection of Town House and Row House homes available to buy at East Float. Interested in finding out more? call Megan on 0151 832 7700 or complete the form below.

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