Work begins on next phase of Blackpool tram extension

The next phase of Blackpool’s town centre regeneration is set to get underway in the first week of June as contractors prepare to start on site at Talbot Gateway.

This phase of development will see the demolition of the existing Wilko store, the completion of the new tramway interchange at Blackpool North Station, a new underpass, a four-star Holiday Inn hotel and restaurant, and new retail outlets.

Proposed Schedule of Works:

  • Demolition of Wilko’s building, Talbot Road – June to December 2020
  • Construction of the high street underpass – November 2020 to 30th April 2021
  • Construction of the Holiday Inn Hotel – October 2020 to April 2022
  • Tram extension and track completion – January to May 2021

Source: Blackpool Council

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