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Stanley Park conservation area

Stanley Park conservation area was designated in 1984.

The area includes:

  • Stanley Park
  • Blackpool Model Village
  • Blackpool Cricket Club
  • Stanley Park Golf Course
  • Blackpool Zoo
  • North Park Drive
  • East Park Drive
  • West Park Drive
  • South Park Drive
  • Northern end of Whinney Heys Road


Stanley Park Conservation Area Appraisal

Stanley Park Conservation Area Management Plan

Article 4 direction

An Article 4 Direction was introduced at the same time, this was updated in 2013 to help control development by removing permitted development rights for works of alteration and extension to the buildings.

This means that you should seek planning permission for any work which may affect the character and appearance of your property, including:

  • Windows 
  • Doors
  • Roof 
  • Boundary walls

The direction orders also apply to buildings within the park itself.

Before starting work

You should contact the built heritage and conservation team for advice before starting any works to clarify whether planning permission is required.

Works carried out without the relevant planning permission will be liable to enforcement action.


Built heritage and conservation team

Telephone 01253 476332