The changing face of the frontage to Bloomfield Road FC – home to the Seasiders football club.
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 pedestrianised street is full of cafes & more al fresco dining.
The Houndhill Centre is Blackpool’s under-cover shopping mall with national chains such as Primark, Next, Deichmann, Clarks, New Look, Jane Norman, La Senza & the flagship development, Debenhams. There are plenty of places to eat & drink here or even just to sit & people watch.
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.
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 & outdoor works of art such as the giant mirrorball, the wind/tide organ etc.