The Big Wheel was a prominent landmark which opened in 1896 on the corner of Coronation Street and Adelaide Street. The scene has been replicated almost perfectly and there's one important part of the landscape which will, of course, never change
The Big Wheel was a prominent landmark which opened in 1896 on the corner of Coronation Street and Adelaide Street. The scene has been replicated almost perfectly and there's one important part of the landscape which will, of course, never change

13 contrasting scenes which show striking changes to Blackpool's landscape including Devonshire Road School, Lewis's, South Shore Open Air Baths, Derby Baths, North Shore Station and the Big Wheel

It’s incredible how landscapes change, almost unnoticed sometimes as it can be a gradual process.

By Claire Lark
Friday, 22nd July 2022, 3:45 pm

But when comparing like for like, it shows how towns evolve and how iconic landmarks which were once such important elements of an urban landscape can be erased forever.

These photos remind us of Blackpool’s most iconic buildings and scenes from the past in contrast to how they look today.

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