As a licensing authority, Blackpool Council is required to produce policies for various types of licences. Current policies are listed below:

Current policies

Licensing Act 2003 Statement of Licensing Policy [PDF 502kb]

Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Policy and Principles (2016-2019) [PDF 1,740kb]

Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing Policy [PDF 482kb]

Horse Drawn Hackney Carriage Policy [PDF 413kb]

House to House collection policy [PDF 25kb]

Street Collection policy [PDF 24kb]

Sex Establishments Policy [PDF 308 kb]

Street Cafe Licence Policy (Promenade) [PDF 68KB]

Street Cafe Licence Policy (not on Promenade) [PDF 69KB]


Notice is hereby given that Blackpool Council intends to publish a licensing policy statement in respect of the Gambling Act 2005. The statement will be published on 12 June 2019 and will come into effect on 10 July 2019.

The policy statement will be available for inspection at the address below.


Licensing service

Municipal buildings, Corporation Street, Blackpool, FY1 1NF
Telephone 01253 478397
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