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Current location

Adjacent to Moor Park Primary School
Moor Park Avenue
Bispham
Blackpool
Lancashire
FY2 0LT
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 32523 39547
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
2.2 hectares (5.5 acres) of managed woodland in North Blackpool. With dedicatory trees and a series of features and plaques to Blackpool and Fylde's war dead.
Inscription
“THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED IN THIS COMMUNITY WOODLAND,/ THE FYLDE MEMORIAL ARBORETUM,/ FOR THE FYLDE EX-SERVICE LIAISON COMMITTEE,/ IN JUNE 2009./ THE TREES WILL PROVIDE A HAVEN OF PEACE AND BEAUTY/ FOR ALL WHO VISIT, AND SERVE AS A LIVING AND LASTING/ MEMORIAL TO COMMEMORATE OUR FALLEN COMRADES AND LOVED ONES/
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Specific Conflict
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Information varies
    Order of information: Variously
  • First World War (1914-1918)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War - civilians
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Northern Ireland Conflict; The Troubles (1969-1998)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Afghanistan (2001-2014)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Iraq War (2003-2011)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Tree
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Undefined
Listing information
Condition
Costs

Site: £14,000
Comments: £14,000 grant from the Forestry Commission English Woodland Grant Scheme Funds from Transpennine Express Blackpool Council's Parks Service provide land and designs for the memorial woodland. Parks Rangers worked with local school children and community groups to plant trees Further £35,000 from Forestry Commission for Trees and planting

Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private,public
Details: The Arboretum was funded and supported by The Forestry Commission who offered to fund the planting of woodland areas. Blackpool Council provided the land.
Responsibility
Fylde Ex-Service Liaison Committee (FESLC)
Reference

This record comprises all information held by IWM’s War Memorials Register for this memorial. Where we hold a names list for the memorial, this information will be displayed on the memorial record. Please check back as we are adding more names to the database.

This information is made available under a Creative Commons BY-NC licence.

This means you may reuse it for non-commercial purposes only and must attribute it to us using the following statement:

© WMR-67469

For queries, please contact memorials@iwm.org.uk.