The Changing Face of Blackpool Prom

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It has taken a long time (& even more money) but Blackpool Prom is looking magnificent! Gone is the straight beach, replaced with sweeping curves & headlands which will house new attractions. Steps down to the beach along the whole length of the Prom have created new seating areas with excellent views of the sea… Read more »

The Changing Face of Blackpool Town Centre

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The area around St John’s Square has been pedestrianised & cobbled & the eateries there are able to make use of the space for al fresco dining. Birley Street has been transformed into a Freemont Street (Las Vegas)- style attraction with huge Loch Ness Monster-style arches bathng the area in soft lighting & music. This… Read more »

The Changing Face of St John’s Square, Blackpool

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This square is just on the edge of the town centre, at the entrance to the Winter Gardens; it is now a traffic-free zone with dancing fountains & sculptures on a modern cobbled floor. It has become an open-air entertainment venue for events such as the Christmas lights switch on & Showzam in February.

The Changing Face of Blackpool Prom

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These are before & after pictures of the Prom South of the Pleasure Beach looking towards the Sandcastle & South Pier. This area has been transformed into a pleasant place to walk, cycle or just to sit with new walkways, seating, state of the art lighting, rotating shelters to shield you from the wind &… Read more »