About us

Our aims


  • To campaign for the safety and convenience of pedestrians, including all legitimate users of footways such as walkers, runners, wheelchair users, and mobility scooter users
  • To ensure pedestrians are placed at the centre of transport planning and systems
  • To ensure pavements are well maintained and are free of obstructions such as illegally parked vehicles, wheelie bins, and overhanging vegetation
  • To work with Merseyside Police and Wirral Council in improving pedestrian safety
  • To promote walking as a sustainable means of transport, and as a means of keeping healthy and saving money

Affiliation with Living Streets


Wirral Pedestrians Association is a Living Streets Affiliated Group. Living Streets is the national charity working to create safe, attractive and enjoyable streets where people want to walk. See the website: www.livingstreets.org.uk. Living Streets produces a regular free email newsletter - sign up at www.livingstreets.org.uk/enews.

Credits for photographs


The blind man trying to pass a car parked on the pavement: Jon Sturdy Photography
The obstructed parents with buggies: Living Streets
The obstructed wheelchair user: Oxford Pedestrians Association




Contact us


Contact us via wirralpedestrians@gmail.com


Join us


  • Join the free email list to receive newsletters by email. CLICK HERE to complete your details.
  • Join the Association by downloading and completing the application form (2 per year), and receive newsletters either by post or by email. CLICK HERE to download an application form.
  • Follow us on Twitter @WirPedestrians.


Literature


  • Download our publicity leaflet from here
  • Read our constitution here