Senior Boys’ School and Junior Boys’ School – 186 Liverpool Road, L23 0QP
Senior Girls’ School – 80 Liverpool Road, L23 5SP
Merchant Taylors’ Primary School (Stanfield) – 134 Liverpool Road, L23 5TH
Hall Road Playing Fields – L23 8TZ
Ian Robinson Sports Centre – 186 Liverpool Road, L23 0QP (Please note the Sports Centre is situated on the Boys’ School site)
The Schools are conveniently situated on the A565, known at this point as ‘Liverpool Road’, between Crosby and Waterloo. The road is linked to the M57 & M58 interchange at ‘Switch Island’, Aintree, by the A5036(T).
From Switch Island
From the end of the M57, M58 & junction of the A59 (called Switch Island) follow the A5036 to Seaforth, Bootle & All Docks for approximately 3 miles. At Seaforth follow A565 Crosby & Southport. Continue along the A565 for 1.5 miles. The Boys’ Schools are situated after the fourth set of traffic lights, not including pedestrian crossings. Stanfield Mixed Infants and Junior Girls’ School is situated approximately half a mile further up the road towards the Crosby village and the Senior Girls’ School is a further few hundred yards. All three sites are situated on the left hand side of Liverpool Road.
From Lancaster, Blackburn, Preston, Carlisle & North
Take the M6. Continue along the M6 southbound until Junction 26 & then take the M58 to Switch Island.
From Hull, Manchester, Leeds, Bradford, Macclesfield & East
Take the M62 to Liverpool. Exit the M62 at Junction 6 & follow M57 Southport. Continue along the M57 to Switch Island.
From London, the South & the Midlands
Take the M1 & M6, & M62 to Liverpool. Exit the M62 at Junction 6 & follow M57 Southport. Continue along the M57 to Switch Island.
From Wirral, Chester & North Wales
Take the M53 to Wallasey & the tunnel to Liverpool. Keep left at the tunnel exit. Follow A565 Southport for approximately 7 miles. The Boys’ School is situated on the West (left) of the A565 Liverpool Road after the fourth set of traffic lights (not including pedestrian crossings) after the flyover. Stanfield Mixed Infants and Junior Girls’ School is situated less than half a mile further up the road towards the Crosby village and the Senior Girls’ School is a further few hundred yards.
From Southport, Formby & North via A565
Follow the A565 south to the traffic lights in the centre of Great Crosby Village. Turn left. The Girls’ School can be seen soon after the first row of shops, opposite St Luke’s Church. Stanfield and the Boys’ School are another few hundred yards along, all on the right and side.
The nearest train station to Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School is Blundellsands and Crosby and the nearest to both Merchant Taylors’ Senior and Junior Boys’ Schools and Stanfield Mixed Infants and Junior Girls’ School is Waterloo, although all three School sites are easily accessed from either station.
From Waterloo Station: Turn right out of the station along South Road and then left along Crosby Road North at the junction at the top. The Boys’ Schools can be found on the left hand side of the road after approximately 10 minutes walk (past Tesco’s on the right). Stanfield and the Senior Girls’ School are simply further up the same road.
From Blundellsands and Crosby Station: Head east out of the station (you may need to cross the tracks if you alight a train from Liverpool). Walk up Blundellsands Road East which then becomes Victoria Road. Turn right at the top. Follow the road round past the Sainsbury’s car park, Oxfam and HSBC. Turn right onto Liverpool Road. The Senior Girls’ School is located on the right hand side and Stanfield and the Boys’ Schools are further down the same road. This should take approximately 15 minutes.
Both Waterloo and Blundellsands and Crosby train stations are on the Hunts Cross to Southport line with trains running every 15 minutes to both. The line conveniently also runs directly through Liverpool City Centre (stopping at both Moorfields andLiverpool Central stations) as well as stopping at the John Lennon Airport station, Liverpool South Parkway.
Merseyside is easily accessed by rail with both Liverpool (Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool South Parkway) and Southport (Southport Station) having national rail stations.
The Schools are usefully located on a major bus route which includes buses that run from Liverpool, Preston, Southport and Formby, as well as more local destinations.