Famous for its Tower and Promenade, seven miles of golden beaches, the magic of the Illuminations and its warm and friendly welcome, Blackpool has a population of 140,000 and is located in the North West, just 50 miles (64 km) from the city of Manchester. 

Talbot Gateway sits at the heart of Blackpool town centre and is centred in the area around Blackpool North Train Station. 

Blackpool has seen massive multi-million pound regeneration over the last few years, with the newest additions being the Comedy Carpet, the new Tower Festival Headland and the upgraded tramway and fleet of trams. With a thriving visitor economy and proud community, the town has something for everyone including: 

 • Award winning accommodation 
 • High quality restaurants, cafes and tea rooms 
 • A vibrant shopping centre 
 • Green spaces 
 • Art galleries and libraries
 • Sport and leisure facilities 
 • Entertainment venues.