Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Blackpool Central Pier

Blackpool’s Central Pier celebrates 150 years of fun

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As if celebrating a significant 150-year milestone, owner Blackpool Pier Company has decided to mark the occasion with a revamp of the front of the pier’s main amusement arcade. Blackpool’s Central Pier, the second such amusement attraction of its type to open at the resort, has celebrated its 150th anniversary. Last week it hosted a full day of free entertainment to...

Mini-golf course scheme still proposed for Blackpool Central Pier

The owners of Blackpool’s three piers have said they still want to move forward with proposals for a new golf-based attraction on a site adjacent to the Central Pier.   The Sedgwick family’s scheme for an 18-hole mini adventure golf course has recently had its planning permission renewed by Blackpool Council. Applicant Gaynor Sedgwick said the project was still one they wanted...

Famous Blackpool Wheel gets turning again

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Revellers are now able to take a spin on one of Blackpool’s most famous landmarks, following major refurbishment work to the the iconic Big Wheel.   Work had been carried out in order to rebuild the ferris wheel on Central Pier following the completion of a £500,000 overhaul. The ride, which is standing back at a mighty 33 metres, was dismantled last...