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There are some designated permanent sites across Blackpool for travellers to use. These sites have planning permission and are situated at: 

  • Whalley Lane
  • Jubilee Lane - families only
  • Fishers Lane - families only

Council managed traveller sites

There is a council-managed traveller site at:

Chapel Road
FY4 5NQ 

Site management

Management of the Chapel Road site is dealt with by the Blackpool Coastal Housing's ASB and Neighbourhoods Team. Enquiries should be directed to:
Telephone: 01253 477900 option 3

or in writing to:
ASB and Neighbourhood Team
Bathurst Avenue


If you want to be considered for a vacancy on the site please contact Blackpool Coastal Housing's lettings team.
Telephone: 01253 477900 option 4

or in writing to:
Lettings Team
Coastal House
17-19 Abingdon Street

Illegal occupation of land

Blackpool Council has secured in the High Court an injunction under Section 1 Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 201 and Section 187b of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

The parcels of land protected by illegal encampments are:

  • Lawsons Road Playing Fields
  • Common Edge Playing Field
  • Mereside Park/Sandhams Green, Clifton Road
  • Layton Recreation Ground, Collingwood Avenue
  • South Shore Car Park, Yeadon Way
  • Land adjacent to Clifton Christian Centre, Langdale Road, Blackpool

For further information please contact environmental protection on 01253 478345.

If you believe there has been an illegal incursion/occupation of land, please call 01253 477477. 

Out of normal office hours, you will be directed to our Vitaline Service on 01253 477678 or 01253 477679.