This is Queenstown and shows Layton flats. They are long-gone but have become an iconic memory of the past
This is Queenstown and shows Layton flats. They are long-gone but have become an iconic memory of the past

27 fascinating aerial pictures which instantly remind us how Blackpool's familiar streets and landmarks looked at the start of the Millennium

As the Millennium dawned our photographers were tasked with documenting our fabulous town from the sky.

By Claire Lark
Tuesday, 14th June 2022, 3:45 pm

It was before the days of drones so they went up in a chartered aircraft and snapped the scenes below. What resulted was a bird’s eye view of our fabulous town and how it looked at the start of a new era.

These are just a handful of those pictures and are a firm reminder of how many parts of Blackpool have changed – such as the demolition of Layton flats, Starr Gate and urban housing developments.

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