Fylde In Bloom

Fylde In Bloom

Britain in Bloom 2016

The awards for Britain In Bloom 2016 took place in Birmingham on 14th October 2016.

Lytham in Bloom was awarded a Gold Medal in the Champion of Champions Category.

Elswick in Bloom won Gold and winners of the Village category whilst Freckleton in Bloom took Gold and winner of the Small Town category.

Mr Paul Hayhurst, Chair of Elswick in Bloom was presented with a Community Champion Award.

Park View 4 U, Lytham received a Public Park Award.

In Bloom 2016

Presentation of trophies took place at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on 28th October 2016.

Here is a list of the successful entries and the award they received.

NWIB Discretionary awards

  • Best Private Front Garden - Margaret Ashton, West Beach, Lytham
  • Biodiversity Award - Staining in Bloom
  • Special Award - Mr Trevor Mackay, Lytham 

North West in Bloom Awards

  • Best Caravan Park: Lama Leach Caravan Park, Freckleton – Gold Medal 
  • Best Large Accommodation: Clifton Arms Hotel, Lytham – Silver Gilt  Medal
  • Best Residential Accommodation: Braxfield Court, St Annes – Gold Medal
  • Best Residential Accommodation NWIB Category Winner: Braxfield Court, St Annes
  • Best Large Coastal Resort: St Annes – Gold Medal
  • Best Small Coastal Resort: Lytham – Gold Medal
  • Best Small Coastal Resort NWIB Category winner: Lytham
  • Best Village: Elswick – Gold Medal
  • Best Village NWIB Category Winner: Elswick
  •  Best Large Village: Ansdell – Silver Medal                                 
  • Best Large Village:  Staining – Silver Gilt Medal
  • Best Large Village:  Wrea Green - Gold Medal
  • Best Small Town: Freckleton – Gold Medal
  • Best Small Town NWiB Category Winners - Freckleton
  • Best Town: Kirkham - Gold Medal 

The Nominations for Britain in Bloom 2017 are:

  • Elswick - Villages Category

North West In Bloom Information

North West in Bloom is an annual competition, that comes under the umbrella of the National Britain in Bloom competition, where areas are judged by horticultural and environmental experts. The judges assess the competing areas on 3 key elements:

Horticultural Achievement


Environmental Responsibility


Community Participation


All the competing areas have a pro-active community group that steers the improvements and raises funds. Joining your local community groups, not only helps to improve your local environment, but it also enables you to meet new people and learn new skills. If you think you may be interested, please contact Amy Docherty, Parks Development Officer Tel 01253 658526, Email: amy.docherty@fylde.gov.uk

Further details on any of the above, please contact:
Amy Docherty, Parks Development Officer Tel 01253 658526, Email: amy.docherty@fylde.gov.uk