Blackpool, Claremont Park Terrace 1890

Blackpool, Claremont Park Terrace 1890

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Memories of Blackpool

Chubby At The Winter Gardens

We drove to Blackpool on our way back from Gretna after getting married. Went to see Chubby Brown at the Winter Gardens. Beautiful building, a great night and a lot of laughs. x

A memory of Blackpool by Tracey Barden

Woolies

In 1958 I was a pupil at Blackpool Grammar School for boys. It was in Raikes Parade. At lunchtime, some of us would sneak out of school and go down Church St and end up in Woolworths which was housed in that beautiful Art Deco building ...Read full memory

Days Out In Blackpool In The Forties And Fifties

Between the years 1944 and 1956 my family and I lived in Preston, Lancashire and from there it was only a short ride on the train or bus to Blackpool, where we spent many happy days. This photo ...Read full memory

Visiting Blackpool Illuminations As A Child

Around the year 1950 a coach would take all the children in our road on a trip to see Blackpool Lights. Those days they called the coach a charabanc.  Does anybody remember that name?  How ...Read full memory

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History

This view also shows the Imperial Hydropathic Hotel. Hydros were for the more affluent visitor, charging anything between 8s 6d and 10s 6d per day, with treatments extra. Among the facilities at places like the Norbeck Hall Hydro were tennis courts and an indoor swimming pool.