Squires Gate, Blackpool
One of the most significant sites at Squires gate is the holiday camp. Originally called Squires Gate camp, it became a Pontins holiday centre, but closed in October 2009 for a housing development. Prior to becoming a holiday camp the camp was used as a military base during the 1939-45 war.
Squires Gate is home to three non-league football clubs, with grounds very close to each other. A.F.C. Blackpool and Squires Gate F.C. both play in the North West Counties League, while Blackpool Wren Rovers F.C. play in the West Lancashire League. It is also home to the training ground of the town's professional club, Blackpool F.C.
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