Blackpool Civic Trust
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Blackpool Civic Trust promoting excellence since 1975.
We hope you'll come and meet us in 2017!

Blackpool Tower flying the Blue Flag for clean beach in May 2016

Blackpool South Beach wins coveted blue flag award

Blackpool Civic Trust

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.

Click here to become a member

Monthly Meetings
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

March 20th
‘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.

Imperial Hotel Turkish Bath Project - Blackpool Civic Trust - January 2017

Blackpool Civic Trust meet the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Blackpool

Read more on our news page

Blackpool Civic Trust meet the Mayor of Blackpool

 

Blackpool Civic Trust has a new logo

Please use our new logo with any links or news mentioning Blackpool Civic Trust..

New Logo for 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.

Blackpool Civic Trust members being trained to do listed building surveys

 

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.

Read more on our news page.

Photo names from Left to Right: John Garnham, Pat Hayes, Joan Humble (Chair), Barry Shaw, Steward (Coastal Protection).

Blackpool Civic Trust Promenade Shelter Renovation

 

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

Click here to see the Video of the project from Civic Voice

 

Direct Links to what we do and other items of interest:

AwardsMembershipPlanning

BuildingsBlue PlaquesHeritage Open DaysFavourites

Civic WeekHistory

LostWar MemorialsBlackpool Heritage TramsBlackpool Air Show

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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

War Memorial Recording

Blackpool Heritage Open Days click here

Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours click here

Blackpool Illuminations

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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.

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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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