The building at Palatine road.

Blackpool & Fylde College: 24 nostalgic pictures from the 80s

You can trace the college's roots back to its original building in Fleetwood, and in 2018 it celebrated 125 years of education.

In the same year, the college was ranked in the top two percent of colleges in England for leavers success. Here are a selection of images from the 80s:

Road race ladies winner, Linda Banks.

5. March 1982

Road race ladies winner, Linda Banks.
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Two young men, and two students won an international prize for having the highest marks in any subject in the incorporated association of architects.

6. December 1983

Two young men, and two students won an international prize for having the highest marks in any subject in the incorporated association of architects.
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Using computer interfacing equipment. From left: Lynne Wade, Bert Clough, Paul Spearman and Steve Walthew.

7. November 1984

Using computer interfacing equipment. From left: Lynne Wade, Bert Clough, Paul Spearman and Steve Walthew.
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Head of information technology John Thorpe using the logic analyser. From left: Jim McGuirk, John Thorpe, Paul Duxbury and John Coleman.

8. November 1984

Head of information technology John Thorpe using the logic analyser. From left: Jim McGuirk, John Thorpe, Paul Duxbury and John Coleman.
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