This is the changing face of Blackpool’s main party district.
Walkabout bar on Queen Street is getting a facelift as part of its £4m redevelopment following a fire that raged through the three-storey building in June, as revealed in The Gazette on Saturday. The newly revamped venue is moving away from the old “plastic Aussie” look to a more upmarket bar you’d find in an Australian city.
The front will change dramatically with the opening of a balcony area across the full first-floor, and concertina windows to open up onto the street at ground level.
The revamped building also includes a new dancefloor on the first floor and seating areas on the ground floor.The bar is set to re-open on October 31.
Thanks to Builders Supplies, in Fleetwood, for supplying safety wear to The Gazette for a tour of the Walkabout site.