Blackpool

Westcliffe Drive, Layton in 1963. Photo looks towards the junction with Talbot Road and Layton Road. Note bus on the wrong side of the road because of road works.
Blackpool Westcliffe Drive, Layton in 1963. Photo looks towards the junction with Talbot Road and Layton Road. Note bus on the wrong side of the road because of road works.

In pictures: How one Blackpool district looked in days gone by

Heritage chiefs are looking into creating a conservation area in Layton. Memory Lane looks back at the area's history in pictures...

Monday, 15th February 2021, 3:45 pm

Layton has always retained its own identity. With Westcliffe Drive running through the centre, it has its own shopping centre and still has rows of shops either side of the road.

Buildings which are long gone feature in a couple of the photos, but they show how Layton has thrived in its own right through the years.

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