The Trust Board is made up of two Council nominees (representing the interests of the owner and providing political support for the objectives of the Trust) and four Trustees (appointed for specific experience and expert knowledge) and a representative of Blackpool Entertainment Centre Ltd (the Operator).  The make-up of the Trust Board is intended to allow the Council a voice in the work of the Trust without allowing it to set or control the agenda. 


Our trustees are:

Cllr David Owen – Chair

Mrs Elaine Smith MBE

Mrs Betty Bradford

Mr Michael Williams (BECL representing the venue)

Cllr Mark Smith

Mr Ted Lightbown

Mr Cameron Lloyd

Mrs Patricia Hayes


Non-trustee officers:

Carl Carrington – Secretary

David Gore – Communications & Memberships

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The Winter Gardens Trust was set up to raise awareness of the significance of the spectacular grade II* listed Blackpool Winter Gardens and to support its repair and restoration.

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