Blackpool

13 Blackpool landmarks which have been lost forever

Millions of pounds of investment is set to see key projects bring a ‘dynamic feel’ to Blackpool in 2018 under a new regeneration sheme.

Here we take a look back at some of Blackpool's landmarks which have been lost forever in the name of progress.

Formerly known as The Alhambra Theatre which opened in 1899, it was sold to the Blackpool Tower Company in July 1903 and opened in 1904 as The Palace Theatre. It was demolished in 1961.

5. The Palace Theatre

Formerly known as The Alhambra Theatre which opened in 1899, it was sold to the Blackpool Tower Company in July 1903 and opened in 1904 as The Palace Theatre. It was demolished in 1961.
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It became Yatess Wine Lodge in 1896 but was demolished, following a devastating fire in February 2009. It opened in 1868 as The Theatre Royal and Assembly Rooms, then Free Library in 1880.

6. Yates Wine Lodge

It became Yatess Wine Lodge in 1896 but was demolished, following a devastating fire in February 2009. It opened in 1868 as The Theatre Royal and Assembly Rooms, then Free Library in 1880.
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Built in 1874 the hotel was demolished in 2007 to make way for a car park.

7. Grosvenor Hotel

Built in 1874 the hotel was demolished in 2007 to make way for a car park.
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Built in 1931 to replace the original inn, which stood just a few yards from the sea. It was opened by the Pleasure Beach under the name The Apple and Parrot, in July 2014 following renovation. It was shut down for good in 2016.

8. Star pub

Built in 1931 to replace the original inn, which stood just a few yards from the sea. It was opened by the Pleasure Beach under the name The Apple and Parrot, in July 2014 following renovation. It was shut down for good in 2016.
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