RopeWalks, Liverpool's Independent Quarter, is located in the heart of Liverpool City Centre. It is home to Bold Street, one of the most diverse streets in the UK, Liverpool's own Chinatown, Concert Square and so much more. Cool, funky, artistic, modern and old, a real cultural mix of vibrant businesses, bookshops, coffee shops, pubs & clubs, boutique hotels, great food, music, galleries and movies, all with that important dose of Liverpool magic.
The spirit of a neighbourhood, the life of a village, the soul of a city, RopeWalks is Liverpool’s true independent hub. RopeWalks is a part of the City that comes to life all around you when you are there and once you’ve visited and experienced the vibe and energy that is RopeWalks you’ll know why it is a destination loved and revisited in Liverpool by so many.
The RopeWalks area traditionally served the Old Dock of Liverpool (the first commercial dock in the world) and is of great historical character and architectural merit. 96 of the existing buildings are listed and the area lies within a Conservation Area, with part of the site now designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There’s a brilliant mix of specialist independent shops and galleries, cafes, bars and places to eat… FACT for cinema and digital art… a grid of narrow streets and hidden squares… amazing 19th century warehouse buildings… layers of history – rope makers, artists, music, Parr Street Studios, Cream, Chinatown, ... a melting pot of people, ideas, stories ...
Once you have arrived in Liverpool, RopeWalks is never far away. Within a few minutes walking distance of all Liverpool City Centre train stations, car parks, bus depots and major attractions, RopeWalks is accessible to all. Why not join the growing green movement in RopeWalks and cycle yourself into the City?
Given RopeWalks proximity to the City Centre there are a number of services that can be accessed by users of the area whether you are a resident in RopeWalks, a local business, tourist or simply visiting for a night out. Whatever the nature of your stay in RopeWalks remember, please do not feed the animals!