Wirral Youth Zone, named by young people as ‘The Hive’, is a purpose-built facility for the city’s young people aged 8 – 19, and up to 25 for those with disabilities.
The Youth Zone is located next to the new fire station on Bright Street, in the centre of Wirral and opened its doors on Saturday April 8th 2017. After just two months of opening, The Hive had over 4,000 registered members.
We'll do all we can to support the skills & aspirations of young people in…
Councillor Phil Davies, Leader of Wirral Council
There are 38,900 10-19 year olds in Wirral
Wirral has the second highest concentration of worklessness in disadvantaged communities in England Child poverty in
Wirral is significantly higher than the national average with just over 24.6% (Chimat, March 2014) of young people living in poverty
This infrastructure of facilities is based upon our 21st Century Youth Facility Model and young people from across Wirral will have access to all these fantastic facilities for a cost of £5 for an annual membership and 50p per visit. The Youth Zone will provide a safe environment where young people can come and enjoy themselves and will enable young people to raise their aspirations and confidence to create a happier and healthier generation.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited The Hive Youth Zone in Birkenhead to see for themselves the amazing impact it has on local people and the wider community.
Our very own Wirral Youth Zone walked away with the prestigious 'New Business of the Year' award at the 2018 Liverpool Echo Regional Business Awards.
Take a look through our portfolio of Youth Zones to learn more about how we are providing 21st Century youth provision to thousands of young people across the country.
Each Youth Zone is an independent charity, working tirelessly to meet the needs of local young people and the community of which they are a part of.
Whether you are interested in supporting your local Youth Zone or want to understand how your community project can work with us to create a better future for the young people of our area we’d recommend that you come and see us in person!
Fill our the form giving us a brief description of your reason for requesting a visit and we will be in touch to arrange a convenient time.
We look forward to welcoming you into the Onside network.
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