Reopening of Blackpool Promenade

Reopening of Blackpool Promenade

The reopening of Blackpool Promenade around North Pier has been put back to allow for snagging works to be carried out on roadworks associated with the new tramway extension.

Reopening of Blackpool Promenade

The stretch of carriageway between West Street and Queens Square was due to reopen on Monday 21 January. It will now remain closed until the end of February 2019.

The delay does not affect the completion date of all other roadworks associated with the tramway extension.

The works on Talbot Road between the Promenade and Dickson Road are on schedule for completion by the end of the February 2019. The junction of Abingdon Street and Talbot Road remains open.

Signed diversion routes remain in place and there is pedestrian access to all businesses which are open as usual.

Traffic can leave the Promenade at Church Street to access West Street car park.

A spokesperson for Blackpool Council, said: “We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the delay and thank residents and businesses for bearing with us while we improve Blackpool’s roads as part of the regeneration of the town centre.”

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