Responsible Authorities - Gambling Act 2005

Responsible authorities are entitled to make representations to the licensing authority in relation to applications under the Gambling Act.

For details of which bodies can make a representation on a particular application type and whether you need to submit your application to them directly, please read the relevant guidance notes on our application pages.

Responsible Authorities under the Gambling Act 2005
 AuthorityAddress Email Telephone 
Gambling Commission

Victoria Square House

Victoria Square

Birmingham

B2 4BP

 licensing@gamblingcommission.gov.uk  0121 230 6666
HMRC

National Registration Unit

Excise Processing Teams

BX9 1GL

nrubetting&gaming@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk   0300 322 7072 (option 7)
Lancashire Constabulary

Licensing Unit

Bispham Police Station

Red Bank Road

Blackpool

FY2 0HJ 

 westlicensing@lancashire.pnn.police.uk  01253 604073
Lancashire Fire & Rescue

62 Forest Gate

Blackpool

FY3 9RA 

 blackpoolfiresafety@lancsfirerescue.org.uk  01253 302522
Health and Safety

Blackpool Council Health & Safety Enforcement

PO Box 4

Blackpool

FY1 1NA 

 hs.enforcement@blackpool.gov.uk  01253 478349
Environmental Protection

Blackpool Council Environmental Protection

PO Box 4

Blackpool

FY1 1NA 

 env.protection@blackpool.gov.uk  01253 478345
Social Services

Child Protection Licensing Officer

Children's Services

Safeguarding Quality and Review

Blackpool Council

125 Albert Road

Blackpool

FY1 4BA 

 louise.scales@blackpool.gov.uk  01253 477538
Planning

Development Manager

Planning and Transportation Division

PO Box 17

Blackpool

FY1 1LZ

planning@blackpool.gov.uk 01253 476193