a) From Liverpool City centre
Bus no. 80: Liverpool One Bus Station stand 7, Hanover Street or Great Charlotte Street
Bus no. 86, 86 A + 86 D : Liverpool One Bus Station stand 9, Hanover Street or Elliott Street.
On Allerton Road, alight at the second bus stop after Queens drive. There is a roundabout and a set of traffic lights at this junction. The HSBC bank is on the corner on the left. The second bus stop is just after Costa Coffee. Walk back to Reach (about 125 metres) Please note: some buses don’t stop at Costa but continue round the corner to the next bus stop in Green Lane.
Bus no. 86 C : Liverpool One Bus Station stand 9, Hanover Street or Elliott Street.
This bus goes to Menlove Avenue. Alight at the corner of Addingham Road (second bus stop on Menlove Avenue). Cross the road and walk down Addingham Road to the corner of Allerton Road.
Reach is situated on the corner of Addingham Road and Allerton Road, above Auberge Cafe, which is
next door to the Ladbrokes Betting Shop. Our entrance is between Auberge cafe and Ladbrokes. Iceland is situated almost opposite across Allerton Road.
b) From Bootle Bus Station, Washington Parade
Bus no. 68: via Rice Lane, Tuebrook and Old Swan to Allerton Road (See above)
Bus no. 61: via Walton Vale, Broadway Old Swan and Childwall to Allerton Road.
Bus no. 81: via Walton, along Queens Drive. Alight at Childwall Fiveways, by Nat West Bank.
Get on the 61 bus at the same stop and alight at Allerton Road. For return journey change buses
on Childwall Priory Road. (This is a quicker route than the 61)
From the M62
At the Liverpool end of the M62, take the slip road left and follow signs for Garston and the Airport.
This takes you on to Queens Drive. Go straight through a major set of traffic lights and onto a roundabout
(Childwall Fiveways) where you take the third exit. Continue through another set of lights to the next roundabout. Take the second exit here and move straight away into the inside lane to turn left into Allerton Road at the traffic lights.
Reach is at the end of the fourth block of shops on the left, on the corner of Addingham Road, above the Auberge Cafe.
As Addingham Road is ‘No Entry’ at this point, you would be advised to turn into Courtland or Henley Road to park.
If you are coming along Grosvenor Street, go to the lights at Oxford Road and turn right by Barclays Bank. (This is because York Street is one way.) Take the first right again at the next set of lights onto Sidney street. Follow Sidney Street round, which then becomes York Street. Kings House is then on your right.
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No 53 from Chester Town Hall (bus station)
Every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 10 – 12 minutes.
Alight at the shopping centre and walk back
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By Car From the Motorway Network
Exit the M6 at Junction 26 onto the M58
Exit M58 at Junction 3 and follow signs for A570 Southport
Take the 3rd exit at the large roundabout
Turn left at the second set of traffic lights onto Ash Street
The Family Life Centre is approximately 100 metres along on the right.
Travelling by Bus
Numbers 42; 44; 395
The stop is outside the main entrance to the Railway station on Chapel Street.
Get off at the junction of Ash Street and Scarisbrick New Road
The Family Life Centre is 100 metres along on the right hand side of the road
From the Railway Station (on foot)
Come out of the main exit onto Chapel Street (facing Woolworths).
Turn left and walk to the T junction.
Turn left onto Eastbank Street and walk to the roundabout.
Turn right onto Southbank Road and walk to the 4th crossroad – Ash Street.
The entrance to the church is on the left corner.
By Car ~ From the M53
Come off the M53 at Junction 1. From the tunnel take the third exit; from Ellesmere Port take the first exit left, marked ‘To Wallasey’ A554. Follow the signs for A554.
Eventually, Turn right onto Kings parade A554, following the sea wall. Go straight ahead at the next two roundabouts, passing three sets of high rise flats on your right.
At the next roundabout turn right, up the hill into Rowson Street A554, marked on your map. Following the map, continue down Rowson street onto Seabank Road A554 to New Brighton Baptist Church.
No 401 – From Birkenhead: To New Brighton, NOT 401 Chester. Ask to be put off at Seabank Rd Post Office/Baptist Church. New Brighton Baptist Church is adjacent to the bus stop. Bus leaves the station on the hour and half hour.
No 410 – From Birkenhead: To New Brighton, NOT 410 Clatterbridge. Get off at Marsden Court, Rake Lane. Cross over road and go down Sandfield Rd to the bottom, turn right, you should see New Brighton Baptist Church. Bus leaves the station every 15 minutes.
No 107 / 108 and 207 / 208 (Circular) – From Hamilton Square, Moreton, Wallasey to New Brighton:
Ask to be put off at Seabank Rd Post Office/Baptist Church. New Brighton Baptist Church is adjacent to the bus stop. Buses run every 20 minutes.
New Brighton Station is marked on the map and is about a 15 minute walk. Come out of the station and turn left into Victoria Road. Walk along to the traffic lights and then turn right into Rowson Street. Walk up the hill past the shops and keep going until you reach New Brighton Baptist Church.
West Kirby URC is the red-brick church situated at the corner of Meols Drive and Bridge Road, near Aldi. A number of buses stop immediately opposite the church, and West Kirby’s main bus stops and train station are a few minutes’ walk away.
St. Thomas Philadelphia, Cross Gilpin Street, Sheffield, S6 3BL
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The entrance for the 1st Floor Counselling Room is via St Thomas Philadelphia’s reception on the corner of Gilpin Street and Cross Gilpin Street. Please press the buzzer for access and you will be met at the top of the stairs.
St Thomas’ Church Philadelphia is located between the A61 Penistone Road and Infirmary Road. Coming from the Shalesmoor roundabout, take the first left after the petrol station.
From the city centre or train station you can get a tram to either Malin Bridge or Middlewood. Get off at the Infirmary Road stop and St Thomas is on the road on right.
No 82: Start from Snig Hill – runs along Infirmary Road
No 57: From Flat Street – runs along Infirmary Road
Nos 79 and 79a: From Flat St – both run along Penistone Rd