The Royal Liver Building is one of the most famous buildings in Liverpool, England. The building was built between the years of 1908-1911, it was one of the world's first buildings to be built with reinforced concrete. The building was purpose-built to house the Royal Liver Assurance Group who work for the people of the city to provide assistance with losing a wage-earning relative. The imposing building is one of the tallest in Liverpool and one of its most recognisable landmarks as it is topped off by two fabled Liver birds.
The Liver Building is situated in the Pier Head area of the city. If travelling to the building by bus, ‘Paradise Street’ is the closest major stop. By train, ‘Liverpool Lime Street’ is a 20-minute walk away but you can get the train from there to ‘Liverpool James Street’ station which is a 2-minute walk away. If travelling by car, follow the signs for Albert Dock on the M62 motorway, parking is available close to the Liver Building at a cost.
Opening Times and Admission
The building is mainly offices so is not accessible to the public. However, an interactive tour does exist on the internet.