Reeds Rains estate agents Crosby are based on Cooks Road, near to the St Luke's primary school and the Birkey pub. Whether you are arriving on foot, public transport or by car, Reeds Rains Crosby is easily accessible. From our office we provide residential sales, lettings and conveyancing services to Crosby and the surrounding Merseyside areas.
Crosby was known as Krossaby in Old Norse, meaning 'village with the cross'. The settlement was recorded in Doomsday Book of 1086 as Crosebi, and by the year 1212 had become Crosseby. Crosby as an area was composed of a string of settlements along the Irish sea coast. These areas are: Great Crosby - The main area which gave the town the name it has today. Little Crosby - A small village considered to be the oldest existent Roman Catholic village in England. Blundellsands - An affluent area to the north west of Great Crosby. Waterloo- An area situated southwest of Great Crosby, originally known as Crosby Seabank. Brighton-Le-Sands - An area situated between Blundellsands to the north, Waterloo to the south and Great Crosby to the east. Thornton- A village situated to the northeast of Great Crosby. Crosby Beach is home to Anthony Gormley's Iron Men. Crosby's environs include several miles of beach, a marina, a number of parks and a large area of woodland known as Ince Woods. Distinctive buildings in Crosby Village include the art-neveau inspired Crown Buildings and three pubs, The Crow's Nest, the George, and The Village. The area is also supported by thriving docklands and cargo port industry.