Priority one - The economy: Maximising growth and opportunity across Blackpool

Visitor experience: Tourism and culture

  • A new conference centre at the Winter Gardens and increase the number of conferences coming to Blackpool
  • Create a new model of funding to help keep the illuminations and events going
  • Finalise design and funding, and then deliver, the new Blackpool Museum
  • £300 million investment into Blackpool Central, to include great visitor attractions including the UK’s first flying theatre

Enterprise, skills and economic inclusion

  • Help to get hundreds of people back into work
  • Work with schools to help young people reach their goals

Infrastructure and regeneration

  • Complete the tram extension and the new 4* hotel at Blackpool North station
  • Make the most of what Blackpool has to offer by helping to grow the energy, aviation and food sectors
  • Put more money into improving our roads and pavements
  • Deliver extensions to the Central Business District at Talbot Gateway

Improving housing

  • Build more affordable homes, including more homes at Grange Park and Foxhall Village
  • Enable My Blackpool Home to deliver at least an extra 455 new quality affordable homes for rent
  • Give greater help to housing developers to allow them to build more affordable houses in our area