This is the all new information website for the residents of Starr-Gate. It is here
to inform the local residents about the activities of Starr-Gate Residents Association
and any on going issues that affect the area.
3 Burlington Road West
The tram track between Starr-Gate and the Pleasure beach will be closed from the
7th of September until 2012. This is due to the tram track upgrade.
New Tram Depot plans submitted by Blackpool Council.
After the High Court in Manchester deemed the Starr Gate Tram Depot plans to be illegal,
through a legal challenge by a Starr gate resident. Blackpool council have submitted
new plans again, almost identical to the original ones with the extra required work
done.- to be heard on the 11th January 2010
have given unanimousapproval (11-01-2010) of the plans for the Tram Depot. However
issues raised by the residents and the petitions and objections have resulted in
the Government office for the North West considering whether there is sufficient
grounds to refer the application to the Secretary of State. This could result in
a public enquiry into the bully boy way the council have forced this huge development
in a residential area. The residents at Starr-gate must make their voice heard and
contact this office with their comments.
After legally challenging the first set of plans and getting a successful result
the council simply re-submitted another almost identical set of plan, giving full
approval. There are still legal channels available to the residents of Starr Gate
and an update can be found here.
11th January 2010, the council planning committee decide wether to approve the new