This incredible scene shows hoteliers queuing up to have a first tour of the amusement centre Coral Island in 1981
This incredible scene shows hoteliers queuing up to have a first tour of the amusement centre Coral Island in 1981

19 candid scenes of Blackpool town centre which capture moments in time during the 1980s - including Coral Island, Victoria Street, Lewis's, the Golden Mile and North Pier

The 1980s are close to the heart of a whole generation – memories of shopping on a Saturday afternoon, bus rides into town with mates, chips on the seafront and the sounds of the arcades which echoed along the Golden Mile.

By Claire Lark
Monday, 25th July 2022, 3:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th July 2022, 2:29 pm

This eclectic mix of photos brings together elements which made Blackpool what it was during those times – candid images of the places, people and moments in time.

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