Blackpool, The Tower And Central Promenade c.1955

Memories of Blackpool, the Tower and Central Promenade c1955


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 near to Blackpool Tower. The main centre of attraction in Woolies was the 'Pick'n'Mix sweet (...Read full memory)

In 1958 I was a pupil at Blackpool Grammar School on Raikes Parade. At lunchtime it wasn't unknown for some of us to leave the school premises and walk down to FW Woolworths store near to the Tower. Here, a virtual cornucopia of confectionary was to be found. Pick'n'Mix was my particular favourite. I spent my school dinner money (...Read full memory)

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