Current closures and planned closures

Blackpool town centre improvements

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.

Find out more about building a better Blackpool

Tramway construction

Construction of the new tramway along Talbot Road began in April and work is progressing well.

The extended tramway will connect Blackpool North Station to the promenade, helping people get to where they need to be by providing a direct link to shops, hotels and attractions.


Temporary closures
 Map area Road closed Approximate timescales
1 Talbot Road, from The Strand to Abingdon Street 24 April 2018 to Mid January 2019
2 Talbot Road, From Abingdon Street to Dickson Road 3 September 2018 to end January 2019
3 High Street one way Northbound between Dickson Road and Talbot Road Now open
4 Promenade, from West Street to Queen's Square 11 November 2018 to 21 January 2019
5 Talbot Square 5 November 2018 to 28 February 2019




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.

To keep up to date with the scheme follow us on  Facebook and Twitter  @BpoolCouncil or download our app for  ios and  Android.


 Lancashire Enterprise Partnership and Northern Power House

Leopold Grove

Leopold Grove will be closed between Church Street and Adelaide Street from the 4 September for approximately 50 weeks to enable construction of the new Blackpool Conference Centre to take place. Access will be available for the car park and servicing businesses. The Eastern side footpath will remain open.

Please follow signed diversion route.


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