Promenade closed for several hours by police at Bispham

A section of the upper promenade at Bispham was cordoned off during Sunday, with police officers including Crime Scene Investigation teams seen at the scene.

Sunday, 27th June 2021, 6:07 pm

The prom was closed to pedestrians between Wolverton Avenue and Duchess Drive or much of the day, with uniformed officers at either end of the cordon.

No details were available of what prompted the police presence and closure.

The Force Incident Manager told the Gazette on Sunday afternoon he had no knowledge of any incident in that area.

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Police at the scene on the promenade at Bispham on Sunday afternoon
Police at the scene on the promenade at Bispham on Sunday afternoon

The cordon was lifted at around 5pm.

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The police cordon