Current closures and planned closures
The first and second phase of the Blackpool town centre improvement works have now been completed and roads have re-opened.
As part of our work to improve Blackpool town centre to create a better and more attractive place and to extend the tramway to Blackpool North Station there will be a number of road works over the coming months.
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The next phase of our work will see us start work on the construction of the tramway in April with small areas closed along Talbot Road.
Cookson Street and Caunce Street
Improvements are also being made to Cookson Street and Caunce Street, including resurfacing the road and repaving the footpath.
Temporary road closures
There will be some temporary closures around the town centre
| Road closed|| Timescales|
|Corporation Street closed between Talbot Road and Clifton Street
||3 April to 2 July
|High Street one way northbound between Talbot Road and Springfield Road
||9 May to 5 June
|Access to Clifton Street reopens
||From 9 May
|Talbot Road closed between The Strand and Abingdon Street
||14 May to August
|Market Street closed between Talbot Road and West Street
||22 May to 2 July
|Cookson Street closed between Church Street and George Street
||4 June to 30 June
|Caunce Street closed between King Street and Cookson Street
||4 June to 30 June
Businesses in the town centre will be open as usual and pedestrian access will be maintained throughout the closures.
During this time there may be some inconvenience but we are doing our best to make your journeys as hassle-free as possible. Please be aware that diversions are in place and you are advised to follow diversion signs around the town centre.
Devonshire Road will be closed to Southbound traffic between Claremont Road and Mansfield Road from Monday 4 June at 5.00am, until approximately 17 September.
This is so repairs can be carried out to strengthen the underside of the Devonshire Road rail bridge and resurface the footpath.
Traffic will be diverted along Warbreck Hill Road, Plymouth Road, Poulton Road, Westcliffe Drive and Talbot Road.
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