VIDEO: Watch as Blackpool's second tower is demolished

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The Blackpool skyline has changed forever with the demolition of the eight-storey tower at the National Savings site.

At around 9am on Sunday, the tower was reduced to rubble with a controlled explosion at the site, on Mythop Road.

The eight-storey tower was demolished at around 9am

The eight-storey tower was demolished at around 9am

Dozens of people, including many families, made their way to Preston New Road to watch the end of an era for the resort's 'second tower'.

Footage of the historic moment, broadcast live on The Gazette's Facebook page, has been viewed by more than 200,000 people from all over the world.

If you missed it, you can watch the video above.

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