Site Location and Background
The Site of Stanley Park Golf Course consists of two elements (eastern and western) which are divided by East Park Drive, making up a total area of approx. 37ha.
This site is roughly L-shaped and is around 17ha in area. It wraps around the Blackpool Victoria Hospital site to the north-west. Allotments adjoin this part of the Site at its northern-most extent with Newton Drive beyond. Residential housing on the Herons Reach estate runs along the north-eastern boundary with the Village Hotel golf course to the east and south-east. The Blackpool Zoo car park adjoins the site to the south with the main body of the zoo site separated by Salisbury Woodland and Woodland Drive. East Park Drive bounds this part of the Site to the west.
The site is a 10-minute drive from the Centre of Blackpool and 10-minute drive to the promenade and Blackpool Tower. It is also a 10-minute drive from Blackpool North Train Station which provides hourly services to Manchester Airport, Manchester Piccadilly and Liverpool Lime Street. The train station also benefits from services to London Euston. The site is a 25-minute drive Junction 4 of the M55.