I'd love to go back to the 1980s... 31 jaw-dropping retro pictures of Blackpool life and people in 1980 & 1981

These fabulous retro pictures from 1980 and 1981 take you back to our resort in different times.

It's hard to believe it's more than 40 years ago and many people will still be able to remember Blackpool as it was then. I’d love to go back and experience all over again, would you? From tram crashes and new seawalls to celebs in town, street scenes and Margaret Thatcher, this eclectic mix sums up the era.

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