A Profile on Walton, L4.

Basic Background.

Walton is a highly populated region within the city of Liverpool. Walton, which was originally named Walton 0n-the-hill, is home to Goodison Park football stadium, the first purpose built football stadium in England, home of Everton FC. Notable people that were born in Walton Hospital are: Sir Paul McCartney, a member of the world famous band, The Beatles. Joe Fagan, Liverpool FC’s manger in the mid 80’s. John Birt, ex general director for the BBC.

everton fc

Everton FC & Goodison Park.

Everton FC, founded in 1878, have competed in the top division for a record 108 seasons, and have played more top-flight league games than any other English club. Everton have remained in the top division since 1954, and were founding members of the Premier League in 1992.

Goodison Park, Everton’s home stadium was built in 1892, and has a capacity of 39,572. The stadium has hosted more top-flight games than any other stadium in England, making it a very historical landmark within England.

Average housing prices within Walton.

Detached – £188,706

Semi detached – £114,933

Terraced – £72,563.

During the last year, sold prices in Walton were similar to the previous year and 11% down on 2007 when the average house price was £99,547.

Constituency

Walton is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Stephen Philip Rotheram, who represents the Labour party.

Walton’s constituency has a total population of 91,647, of which 72,332 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.9%).

Crime statistics.

crimes walton

(UKCrimeStats.com)

 Transport

Walton is connected to Liverpool City Centre via the A59 and the A580 (East Lancashire Road). There are two railway stations situated within Walton on the Northern Line of the Merseyrail network. These are Rice Lane Railway Station and Walton Railway Station.

 

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