Blackpool is a large seaside resort and main settlement in the Borough of Blackpool in the ceremonial county of Lancashire on the north west coast of England.The town is by the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 15 miles (24 km) west of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north of Liverpool, 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Bolton and 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Manchester.
Blackpool is a British television musical drama serial, produced in-house by the BBC, that first broadcast on BBC One on 11 November 2004. Starring David Morrissey, Sarah Parish and David Tennant, the serial was written by Peter Bowker, who had previously written for BBC One's modern adaptation of The Canterbury Tales and BBC Two's Flesh and Blood, and directed by Coky Giedroyc and Julie Anne ...
Blackpool is a seaside town in Lancashire, in the north west of England. The town is on the coast of the Irish Sea. Blackpool had a population of 142,283 as of the 2001 census. Blackpool became important for tourism during the 19th century. It is known for its beaches and amusement parks.
Blackpool Football Club is a professional association football club based in the seaside town of Blackpool, Lancashire, England.The team is competing in the Championship, the second tier of the English football league system, in 2021–22, having gained promotion from League One in 2020–21.
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1. Brackets around club names indicate the player joined the club after his contract expired.
1. Brackets around club names indicate the player joined that club after his Blackpool contract expired.
Blackpool is a suburb of Cork city in County Cork, Ireland. It is situated in the north of the city, on the N20 road to Mallow. Blackpool is part of the Cork North Central Dáil constituency.
The first official reference to Blackpool in Cork City as an urban centre was in relation to the building of a Guard House in 1734 mentioned in the Cork Corporation minute book. Its early development can be traced to it being on the main thoroughfare from Cork City to the north with roads leading to the important destinations of Mallow, Limerick and Dublin. Dublin Street and Hill in Blackpool were named after this route. Weaving became identified with Blackpool from its early beginnings and it w
Glen Rovers GAA is the local Gaelic Athletic Association club.
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- History by type
- Historic ancillary vehicles
- Trams from other operators and organisations
Blackpool Heritage Trams are a mixed fleet of restored vehicles that run on the Blackpool Tramway, which runs from Blackpool to Fleetwood on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire, England. The line dates back to 1885 and is one of the oldest electric tramways in the world. It is operated by Blackpool Transport and is the last surviving first-generation tramway in the United Kingdom. Excluding museums, it is one of only a few tramways in the world to still use double-decker trams. Most services on the li
There have been many different types of trams that have served on the Blackpool Tramway over the years.
Alongside the passenger fleet, there have been various trams in use on the Blackpool Tramway carrying out various roles as works cars, including inspection and repairing of the overhead wires and towing failed trams back to the depots. There have also been various wagons and battery powered vehicles used on the tramway, including: Blackpool and Fleetwood Tramroad Tower Wagon No. 749 from 1907, preserved by Beamish Museum, Reel Wagon No. 750 from 1907 and the Crab from 2012, which is a battery po
In addition to the various Blackpool Tramway fleet trams that have operated in Blackpool, trams representing other tramways have been added to the fleet, used on loan or stored for other organisations over many years. The first tram to visit Blackpool was Southampton 45 in 1949, which was stored inside Marton Depot for its owners, the Light Rail Transport League whilst the group attempted to find a permanent home in preservation for it. Ownership of Southampton 45 transferred to the National Tra
- 52–56 Passengers (Seated)
- EE 4 ft (1.2 m) wheelbase
- English Electrics 1934
- 2xEE 327, 40 hp (30 kW)
- Current status
- Stanley Park conservation area
Stanley Park is a public park in the town of Blackpool on the Fylde coast in Lancashire, England. It is the town's primary park and covers an area of approximately 104 hectares. The park was designed to include significant sporting provisions, along with formal gardens, a boating lake and woodland area. It was designed and built in the 1920s, under the eye of Thomas Mawson. It is located in the Great Marton and Layton areas of the town. It is Grade II* listed and is on the Register of Historic P
Due to large growth of Blackpool's population between 1870 and 1900 the council decided that an outdoor attraction was required, to "appeal to all ages and all classes". It took until the 1920s to begin implementation of the plans. Much of the land was sold to the council, for the purpose of constructing a park, by Albert Lindsay Parkinson and additional areas of land were compulsory purchased and some donated. The land previously consisted of "the most heterogeneous collection of hen runs, pigs
Stanley Park covers 104 ha and is situated 1.5 kilometres north-east of the centre of Blackpool. The park is located between the residential areas of Great Marton and Layton and is surrounded by housing except on the east side. The original plans specified that there should be no housing on the park side of the road, so all housing is on the opposite side. The park is enclosed by 3 roads; East Park Drive, West Park Drive and North Park Drive with South Park Drive leading from the southerly tip t
The Italian Garden in the centre of the park has many flower beds and a central fountain made from Italian marble. The fountain and the four surrounding sea horses, were donated by Magee Marshall & Co in 1926. It now has a large number of benches though this was not the case when
The lake covers around 22 acres and was created using a natural depression and imported rock to prevent erosion. There is a central island in the lake which can be accessed by two stone bridges. The lake's tourist boating previously consisted of rowing boats and canoes though is
Mawson proposed a war memorial for the park which led to a competition by the Blackpool Corporation offering a prize of 100 guineas. The winning design was from Lionel Budden of a 26-metre tall clock tower. The name was given as dedication to the first mayor of Blackpool, Dr Will
The tennis courts were in use before the official opening of the park, as early as 1924 and were reported to have 24 hard and 16 grass courts. Again, the bowling greens were in use before the official opening of the park, as early as 1924 The park hosts six bowling greens: four c
Constructed in 1987, and updated in 2008, the all-weather pitches host a number of sports including five-a-side football, hockey, and basketball matches. For hockey, there are three astroturf pitches and two grass pitches at the park. The Blackpool Hockey Club are based at Stanle
The oval cinder track built in the 1960s was upgraded in 1987 to a synthetic track with floodlights. The arena houses an "eight-lane outdoor synthetic track, 60-metre 6 lane indoor synthetic track, full range of field event facilities, UK Athletics-qualified coaches, covered stan
There are two conservation areas within Blackpool; one around the Town Hall and the other around Stanley Park. The conservation area includes Stanley Park's bordering houses.
- 256 acres / 103.6 hectares
- 1 April 1986
- 1926; 95 years ago
- Blackpool, Lancashire, England
Blackpool ( engelskt uttal: [ˈblækpuːl] lyssna ( info)) är en kuststad i grevskapet Lancashire i nordvästra England. Staden ligger vid Irländska sjön, cirka 24 kilometer nordväst om Preston och cirka 46 kilometer norr om Liverpool. Den ligger i enhetskommunen ( unitary authority) Blackpool. Tätortsdelen ( built-up area sub division ...