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Travelling around Garston

Travelling around Garston

Garston is a shipping and container port in Liverpool. The residential area, which is packed with Victorian terraced houses, has enjoyed significant regeneration in recent times and house prices are on the rise.

Home to Liverpool South Parkway railway station and bus interchange, Garstonis easily accessible by rail and road. Arriva buses operate in the area, with services to Speke, Toxteth and Wavertree, as well as Liverpool city centre and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Cargo being lifted by machine at a dock

Garston’s history dates back to medieval times. By the 18th century, the tiny settlement had become a small village. The oldest remaining buildings in Garston are Seafield Cottages – a series of four cottages dating back to the 1730s (or perhaps even earlier). Garston’s growth accelerated considerably when the dock opened, and the railway was built in the 19th century. Garston Dock remains as busy as ever today, handling 600,000 tonnes of cargo every year and benefiting from millions of pounds of investment in recent years.