Thanksgiving Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Whinneys Hey Road
Thanksgiving Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes, Whinneys Hey Road, Blackpool, Lancashire FY3 8NR View on map
Roman Catholic chapel built 1955-7 in Portland stone and designed by Frances Xavier Velarde. Exterior ornamented with four statues, one at each corner and a relief on the façade by sculptor David John. Immediate repairs have been completed by the Historic Chapels Trust. Re-wiring completed in 2016 with Historic England support.
Free access to exterior at all times. Interior on application to the Chaplaincy at Victoria Hospital (200 metres)
- Open on Heritage Open Day
On a prominent position on Whinneys Hey Road between Stanley Park and the Victoria Hospital. Grid Ref: SO 332368. Rail: Blackpool North (2 miles). Bus: Service from rail station to Victoria Hospital stops outside the chapel.
Parking (charges) at Victoria Hospital.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes