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Theory Class Venue

Fenestra House

Situated in the ‘Raikes’ conservation area of Blackpool and the architectural heart of the town, the college building is a locally listed property built in the classical style during the reign of King George V and continues a long-standing educational heritage from its origins as a Quaker Meeting House and Adult School to its current role as a private mortuary and funeral college.

Fenestra House provides weekly class based learning in a dedicated classroom setting and houses the Carolus Library and Reading Room.

Parking is permitted in the immediate vicinity of the college after 6pm Monday – Saturday and all day Sunday (including single yellow lines). At ALL other times visitors are advised to use the secure CCTV monitored car park off Cookson Street FY1 3DR (2 minute walk from college) unless prior arrangements have been made to obtain a parking pass.

Find Us

La Calavera College, Fenestra House, 30a Raikes Parade, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 4EX

Practical Class Venue

Blackpool Victoria Hospital

La Calavera College are privileged to work alongside Blackpool Teaching Hospitals and use the state of the art mortuary facility to provide practical embalming tuition and associated practical based lectures for the exclusive benefit of enrolled students and invited participants.

Pedestrian access to the mortuary suite is off East Park Drive (A587) and is an unnamed road ‘sandwiched’ between Whinney Heys Road traffic lights (intersecting golf course) and Whinpark Avenue traffic lights.

Free parking can be found ‘on street’ around Stanley Park (A587) please allow a minimum of 10-15 minutes walk time to mortuary suite.
Alternatively a paid multi-storey car park exists at the hospital’s main entrance; the mortuary suite is accessed by walking the length of the main hospital corridor, exiting the hospital at the pathology end and following the building to the left until you see the mortuary signs.

Find Us

Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Whinney Heys Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 8NR


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07964 539429

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