Knowsley Council is seeking a purchaser or occupier for Knowsley Village Hall, a unique historic building in a rural village setting. An overview of the premises, together with the disposal options and potential uses are set out below.
Local Area Context: Knowsley Village
Knowsley Village is situated bordering the Knowsley Hall Estate, the home of Lord Derby and is a pleasant rural estate-village (originally built for the workers of the Knowsley Hall Estate), comprising of cottages, farms and lodges centred on a traditional village green. It contains one of the best and most complete historic village cores in Merseyside.
Knowsley Village is documented in the Domesday Book of 1086 and was previously known as ‘Chenulveslei’. The village includes Knowsley Village Conservation Area, which retains a character reminiscent of pre-war England. Indeed, little has changed in the Conservation Area apart from a small amount of infill development. The Parish Church, Village Hall, School, the Derby Arms Hotel, recreation ground, shops, almshouses and the estate workers’ houses are an indication of the influence of the Earls of Derby, who in the late 19th century transformed Knowsley Village into a planned ‘estate village’ associated with Knowsley Hall and Park. Since the Second World War a number of housing estates have been constructed to the east of the Conservation Area, but it retains its leafy village character with an abundance of green spaces.
The Knowsley Hall Estate is also home to Knowsley Safari Park, the most popular paid for visitor attraction in the Liverpool City Region.
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