A spring clean at one of the pier's kiosks ready for the season in 1982A spring clean at one of the pier's kiosks ready for the season in 1982
A spring clean at one of the pier's kiosks ready for the season in 1982 | National World

25 rarely seen Blackpool photos of the resort's oldest pier through the memorable decades of the 80s and 90s

North Pier is 161 years old this year.

It’s Blackpool's oldest pier and is steeped in history, memories and stories which echo through the decades. These photos snapshot a brief history in time through the 1980s and 90s.

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