About Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone

Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone is situated in the heart of the town centre within the Cathedral Quarter. ​​​​​​​Located just yards away from the bus and railway station. The centre has a fantastic urban design incorporating the exciting floodlit, multi-use games area on the roof of the sports hall.

It's Blackburn's most important development for years, an excellent example of public/ private-sector partnership


Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone features flexible activity areas, over three floors, which was designed to provide an extensive range of sporting, artistic, cultural, physical and recreational activities and opportunities.

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Blackburn Youth Zone features on ITV’s ‘Tonight’ programme

17th July 2020 by OnSide

Blackburn Youth Zone was featured on ITV's Tonight programme, highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on young people. Throughout the pandemic, young people's voices have been…

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...and see for yourself the difference we make

Whether you are interested in supporting your local Youth Zone or want to understand how your community project can work with us to create a better future for the young people of our area we’d recommend that you come and see us in person!

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