Road closures

Current closures and planned closures

Blackpool town centre improvements

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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Tramway construction

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

Temporary closures
 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.

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 Lancashire Enterprise Partnership and Northern Power House

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