The Winter Gardens, Adelaide Street, Blackpool - Blackpool (UA)

Seaside entertainment complex built 1875-8 with later additions. Buildings were suffering from serious neglect when acquired by Blackpool Council in 2010. A major investment programme of repair and refurbishment is now underway. Parts of the complex are now restored and are well used while other areas offer scope for creative and sustainable re-use. Historic England has offerred grant assistance towards repairing the Spanish Hall roof.

The Winter Gardens, Adelaide Street, Blackpool - Blackpool (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE WINTER GARDENS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1072007
  • Local Planning Authority: Blackpool (UA)
  • Site Type: Recreational > Music speech and dance venue


  • Building Name: The Winter Gardens
  • Street Name: Adelaide Street
  • Locality: Blackpool
  • Unitary Authority: Blackpool (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Blackpool South
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: E
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA