Blackpool Civic Trust promoting excellence since 1975.
We hope you'll come and meet us in 2017!
Founded in 1975, Blackpool Civic Trust seeks to promote excellence and community spirit in Blackpool for people of all ages. We are interested in all things Blackpool, particularly its heritage and future for people. We have monthly meetings, visits to places of interest, and community activities such as Civic Week. We'd love you to join us.
Monthly Meetings on the third Monday of the month at 7pm.
The next meeting is at the Town Hall:
February 20th, Guest Speaker :‘The Power of Reminiscence’ By Jimmy O’ Donnell
‘A Tram ride from Fleetwood to Lytham 1913’
By Dick Gillingham
Click here to see a full list of our speakers
Blackpool Civic Trust Awards for 2016
The Awards for 2016 will be presented on April 28th 2017 in the Washington Suite at the Imperial Hotel.
Imperial Hotel Turkish Bath Tiles Project 2017
We continue to make very good progress on uncovering and reclaiming the wonderful Burmantofts tiles in the former Turkish Baths at the Imperial Hotel. We are very pleased that three more of our members have volunteered their services and recently joined our dedicated team. Read more on our news page.
Blackpool Civic Trust meet the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Blackpool
Blackpool Civic Trust has a new logo
Please use our new logo with any links or news mentioning Blackpool Civic Trust..
Blackpool Civic Trust Listed Building Condition Survey Training
A new project, Blackpool Civic Trust will be condition surveying local buildings of historic interest, read more in news.
Week 3 of Promenade Shelter Renovation
Blackpool Civic Trust volunteers have been working hard to renovate the Grade II Listed Promenade Shelter opposite Sandhurst Avenue.
Blackpool Civic Trust always welcomes new members and if you want to play a part in helping to preserve our resort’s unique heritage please join us.
Photo names from Left to Right: John Garnham, Pat Hayes, Joan Humble (Chair), Barry Shaw, Steward (Coastal Protection).
Blackpool are the first group nationally to survey all local war memorials as part of the First World War Memorials Programme, 29th February 2016. Click here to read more
Direct Links to what we do and other items of interest:
Blackpool contains many buildings and areas of importance:
Over 30 listed buildings
Over 50 blue plaques
One listed park
Four Conservation Areas
Local list of important buildings
Assets of Community Value
See our news page for information of what we've done and what we're doing.
Blackpool has 7 miles of diverse and well maintained promenade, several parks and open spaces. It is also a major centre of entertainment, as marked by the Comedy Carpet, and ballroom dancing at the beautiful Tower Ballroom and the Winter Gardens. The Opera House was host to the Royal Variety Show in 1955 and 2009.
Blackpool also takes the environment seriously with attractively designed improvements to flood defences, major water cleanliness projects and sustainability technology being featured at the Solaris Centre.
If you wish to speak at one of our meetings please contact our speakers secretary listed on the About Us page.
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