How to Meet and Date Rich Men in Liverpool, UK

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Liverpool is the fourth most populous British city and is the largest in Northern England. In eighteenth century, the city was a major hub of the Industrial Revolution, particularly because of its location as a major port. Though Liverpool enjoys a more diverse economy now, it is still one of the most economically vibrant cities of UK and thus a great place to enjoy a luxurious dating life.

Drop anchor with Shipping Honchos

Historically, the economy of Liverpool has revolved around the city's port and manufacturing base. By the 18th century, trade from the West Indies, Ireland and mainland Europe, coupled with close links with the Atlantic slave trade, furthered the economic expansion of Liverpool. By the early 19th century, 40% of the world's trade passed through Liverpool's docks, contributing to Liverpool's rise as a major city. Although today less than 10% of employment in the city is in these sectors, Nonetheless Liverpool remains one of the most important ports in the United Kingdom, handling over 32.7million tonnes of cargo in 20111. It is also home to the UK headquarters of many shipping lines including Japanese firm NYK and Danish firm Maersk Line. Due to all these factors shipping and transport makes up one of the most crucial segments of Liverpool’s economy. Thus when in the city, keep a lookout for owners of shipping companies, maritime engineers, navigators and a host of other skilled professionals associated with the shipping and transport industry who are most likely to take home handsome paychecks. Most of these successful singles may be found chilling out at the swanky pubs and bars in and around the port area or the central business district of the city which is centered around the Castle Street, Dale Street and Old Hall Street areas of the city. However if you happen to find yourself at a loose end in Liverpool, you could even take a chance and explore the historic harbor areas like the Albert Dock which houses restaurants, bars, shops, two hotels as well as the Merseyside Maritime Museum, International Slavery Museum, Tate Liverpool and The Beatles Story. North of the city centre is Stanley Dock which is famous as the world's largest brick-work building. One of the most famous locations in Liverpool is the Pier Head, renowned for the trio of buildings – the Royal Liver Building, the Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building – which sit upon it. Collectively referred to as the Three Graces, these buildings stand as a testament to the great wealth in the city during the late 19th and early 20th century. As you explore these historic places of nautical interest in Liverpool, who knows you may run into a wealthy someone who may be taking the sights and scenes of the city on his day out from office.

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Get to know the Industrial Barons

Today Liverpool is no longer the dark grey industrial behemoth of the nineteenth century. It is now a thriving city of professionals where the major chunk of economic activities is driven by the services sector which covers legal, accounting, management consultancy as well as financial services like banking, investment and insurance. The Liverpool City Region is home to nearly 7000 financial and professional services companies employing more than 60,000 people and contributing more than 8.3 billion sterling pounds in GVA2. Over recent years there has also been significant growth in the knowledge economy of Liverpool with the establishment of the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter in sectors such as media and life sciences. So by all means make friends with the guy in pin-striped suit and who knows you may be setting up yourself for a luxurious personal life. The new commercial hub of Liverpool is centred around Old Hall Street and here is where you can look for cafes and pubs to come across the young, upwardly mobile professionals of the city. New Hall Place is the largest office building in Liverpool while The Plaza is another large office building in the commercial district which is occupied by a number of different companies.

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Explore Upscale Shopping Destinations

If you want to meet rich single men, you have to know where they shop. And Liverpool is fortunate that way since the retail industry here is a vital component to the city’s economy. In 2009 Liverpool ranked nationally as the fifth most popular retail destination. Liverpool's main shopping areas in the city centre are Church Street, Lord Street, Bold Street and Mathew Street. The newly opened Liverpool One is a shopping, residential and leisure complex. With around 170 stores and services, this is the largest shopping centre in the city besides including such recreational options such as Odeon Cinema with 3,000 seats and 14 screening rooms as well as Jungle Rumble, an indoor adventure golf centre that includes two 18-hole courses, a state of the art golf simulator as well as a bar and cafĂ©. Previous to the opening of the Liverpool One complex, St. John's Shopping Centre was the largest shopping centre in Liverpool, it still remains the largest covered shopping centre in the city. Clayton Square Shopping Centre is also located in the very centre of the city as is Metquarter, an upmarket shopping centre consisting primarily of boutique stores such as Armani Exchange, Diesel, Flannels, Hugo Boss and Tommy Hilfiger. So make it a point to be regularly seen at these high-end boutiques if you are to make an acquaintance with a wealthy shopper who also happens to be single. If on the other hand you don’t have the resources to shop at these exclusive addresses frequently, then you could get a job at any one these stores which will also throw you in proximity to rich men.

Mingle with the Sporting heroes

With two Premier League Football clubs based in the city, Liverpool is a thriving base for ambitious sportsmen, both in terms of on-field achievements and financial contracts. Everton F.C. and Liverpool F.C are the best known sporting clubs of the city and both are believed to be among the richest football clubs in the world, courtesy its billionaire owners. Thus it is hardly a surprise that the clubs’ most successful players can earn in millions of dollars in contracts when they give evidence of their sporting prowess. So make sure to be a frequent visitor to numerous stadiums in Liverpool like the Anfield and Goodison Park which are known for hosting high-profile games. Alternatively if you are attracted to old money, you could keep an eye out for the wealthiest patrons of cricket at the Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Frequent Swanky Hangouts

Like any other world class city, Liverpool has a thriving recreational scene with hangouts ranging from exclusive bars frequented by celebrities to quaint pubs which serve local delicacies. Concert Square, St. Peter's Square and the adjoining Seel, Duke and Hardman Streets are home to some of Liverpool's largest and most famed nightclubs including Alma de Cuba, Blue Angel, Bumper, Chibuku, Heebie Jeebies, Korova, The Krazyhouse, The Magnet and the Nation. Another popular nightlife destination in the city centre is Mathew Street; located close to the city's commercial district, this is famed for The Cavern Club which is a former venue of the world famous Beatles shows. In recent years The Albert Dock and Lark Lane in Aigburth have come with many swanky bars and late night venues which are likely to throw you in the company of the richest singles of the city.

Drop in at Wealthy Neighborhoods

In order to meet rich singles it is crucial to be seen at places where they live. Woolton, Gateacre, Allerton, Childwall, Grassendale Aigburth and West Derby are just some of the areas where wealthy people live within the city. Up the Lancashire coast there are some towns on the way up to Southport like Crosby and Formby which contain very affluent neighborhoods. Other places where wealthy Liverpudlians are likely to be found are Thornton Hough, Greasby and West Kirby on the Wirral. Canning is an alternative name for the elegant and mainly Georgian collection of terraced streets at the edge of the city centre, often referred to as the "Georgian Quarter . And even if you cannot afford a pad in any one of these upscale neighborhoods, at least make it a point to frequent the cafes and stores there. Yet another good idea is to go for a morning jog or walk your dog at the parks and walking trails in these neighborhoods. The whole idea is to make yourself a familiar face so that after bumping into a rich single for a couple of times, you stand a greater chance of being asked out to a cup of coffee.

References:

  1. GOV.UK - UK Port Freight Statistics: 2011 final figures [.PDF]
     
  2. Liverpool Vision - Financial and Professional Services [.PDF]