These are 17 things you can no longer do in Blackpool

These are 17 things you can no longer do in Blackpool

Blackpool has changed and evolved over the years.

As the wheels of progress keep turning, we have had to say goodbye to many favourites from shops to nightclubs. Here are 17 things you can no longer do in Blackpool:

In the late 90s there were still two cinemas in Blackpool town centre. Sadly both closed in 1998.

1. You can't watch a film in the town centre

In the late 90s there were still two cinemas in Blackpool town centre. Sadly both closed in 1998.
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Sweets, CDs and kids clothes, there was something for everyone at Woolies. The retailer disappeared from the UK's high streets in January 2009.

2. Get a pick and mix from Woolworths

Sweets, CDs and kids clothes, there was something for everyone at Woolies. The retailer disappeared from the UK's high streets in January 2009.
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In 2006 the bus station was earmarked for demolition as part of the 227 million redevelopment - the Talbot Gateway project - to revitalise the area.

3. Catch a bus from Blackpool bus station

In 2006 the bus station was earmarked for demolition as part of the 227 million redevelopment - the Talbot Gateway project - to revitalise the area.
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Netwflix might be more convenient, but it certainly isn't as much fun as visiting a Blockbuster store to pick out the latest VHS release. The company is another victim of the internet.

4. Rent films from Blockbusters

Netwflix might be more convenient, but it certainly isn't as much fun as visiting a Blockbuster store to pick out the latest VHS release. The company is another victim of the internet.
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