Funding for North Birkenhead Safer Streets campaign


As part of a North Birkenhead Safer Streets campaign, Wirral Council has been able to secure additional funding for CCTV and street lights installations to make your streets safer.

The North Birkenhead Safer Streets Project is a six month crime reduction programme starting in October 2020 in North Birkenhead.

The project, led by Wirral Council with funding awarded to the Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner from the Home Office, is asking for local people to help decide how and where crime reduction projects should best be spent.

To get involved, simply complete the survey by visiting

The deadline to complete the survey is at 11:59pm on Friday 9th October 2020.

The North Birkenhead Safer Streets Project involves a range of crime prevention interventions. These include:

  • CCTV and Street Lighting
  • Alleygates
  • Home Security
  • Action Days

CCTV and Street Lighting

CCTV cameras and street lighting in the area will be improved as one of the scheduled crime prevention measures.

We are looking for your support to ensure the proposed locations match community priorities.

Please help the local area by having your say below and let us know your thoughts about the best areas for CCTV and street lighting improvements.


The North Birkenhead Safer Streets Project will be repairing existing and installing new alleygates within the Safer Streets area, to decrease blackspots where crime can happen more easily.

Have your say below about alleygates that need repairs, areas where additional gates are required and further ideas regarding alleygates.

Home Security

There are many simple but effective measures that you can do to keep your house secure, here are a few items of guidance from Merseyside Police:

Working with Merseyside Police, Wirral Council will also be supplying additional home security devices later this year. Please keep an eye on Wirral Council’s social media for further updates.

Additional advice and guidance on Home Security Measures can also be found by contacting The North Birkenhead Development Trust on Facebook.

Action Days Postponed

Across North Birkenhead there will be a series of Action Days taking place.

Action Days are not cancelled, but postponed. This is due to the new Covid-19 restrictions applying to Wirral from midnight on 2 October.

New dates will be posted here, and on the leaflets pushed through residents’ doors, as soon as possible.

The aim of these action days are to:

  • Clean, clear and make small environmental improvements to the local area
  • Make a plan of further work that is needed to improve the local area

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