A picturesque town with more than 900 Grade II listed houses and public buildings, Port Sunlight was founded in 1888 by the industrialist William Lever as a self-contained community for his soap factory workers.
The village today is an immaculately preserved example of early town planning. A prototypical garden city, Port Sunlight’s manicured gardens and parklands offer abundant green space for the village’s residents and visitors, while cultural institutions like the Lady Lever Art Gallery and The Gladstone Theatre provide access to the arts.
With just 2,000 residents, Port Sunlight is home to a small but thriving community
Be Port Sunlight Collecting Project invites Port Sunlight’s residents, businesses, groups and communities to share photographs and videos that represent their experiences during 2020 and 2021
The pandemic has redefined how we live and work, what we value, and how we interact with one another. My Port Sunlight Lockdown is a record of one community’s response to the events that have and will continue to shape our lives in 2020 and beyond.