Directions to the Shop

for Sat-Nav users | From the M62 motorway | From the M53 Motorway | From the A41 or Birkenhead | From Liverpool Lime Street or Liverpool Central railway stations | From the Pier-Head (from the ferry)

Sat Nav users

Some Sat-navs can get confused with our street address "364-368 Smithdown Road", so it is easier to use the postcode of the adjoining street "Calton Avenue" which has car parking

  • Postcode: L18 1EL
  • House number: 36 - this is the closest property to our shop, less than 5 metres from it


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From the M62 motorway

  1. Turn left as soon as you reach the end of the M62, signposted A5058 Widnes,
  2. Follow the dual carriageway (Queens Drive southbound) for just over 1 mile, crossing 1 major roundabout until the traffic lights immediately after a 2nd roundabout.
  3. Turn right here on to Allerton Road A562 towards the City Centre. Our shop cannot be missed on the left after 500 yards.

From the M53 Motorway (Kingsway Tunnel Exit)

  1. Take the second exit, marked "City Centre". The road spirals 3/4 of a circle anti-clockwise as it climbs.
  2. Then turn right at the first set of traffic lights. Follow this dual-carriageway and A562 signs past the Liver Building and the Pier Head and on for another three miles in total.
  3. The road bears left away from the River becomes Upper Parliament Street at the brow of a hill, then eventually bends right and becomes Smithdown Road.
  4. As you pass a large Asda store on your right keep going straight on. Shortly you will see a Tesco convenience store on your right hand side, which you should pass.
  5. You will go under a railway bridge.
  6. Keep going straight on through the traffic lights and you cannot miss us about 1/4 mile down on the right.

From the A41 or Birkenhead (Queensway Tunnel Exit)

  1. If you travel through the tunnel in the left-hand lane, it is possible to take a short cut by turning left into the small tunnel before reaching the main exit. This brings you out near the Liver Building.
  2. Turn left and follow route described above from Kingsway tunnel.
  3. If you come out of the main exit bear slightly right up St. Johns Lane to face Lime Street Railway station turn right and follow signs for A562 (not A561) involving a few turns 2 miles from Lime St you should hit Smithdown Road We are a good 2 miles down this Road on the right about one mile past ASDA.

From Liverpool Lime Street or Liverpool Central railway stations

  1. Catch the No. 33, 35, 80 or 86 bus from Elliot Street bus station - which is outside  St. Johns shopping precinct  (the former ABC cinema).
  2. Ask for the Penny Lane stop. We are around 3 miles from the city centre
  3. When you alight, cross over the road, turn right and we are approximately 100 yards back towards the town centre.

From the Pier-Head (from the ferry)

  1. It is a 400 yards walk to Paradise St. Bus Station.
  2. Catch the No. 86 bus.
  3. Ask for the Penny Lane stop.
  4. We are on the right, around 3 miles from the city centre.

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Registered Office: 364-368 Smithdown Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, L15 5AN