The project at the Tower

This is what Blackpool Tower's Jungle Jims now looks like - and there is a 16 metre bar involved!

This is the first exclusive look at Blackpool Tower’s newest attraction which is due to open in September.

Replacing the Jungle Jims play area, the new development, which will be called The Fifth Floor, is a family entertainment space which will combine a stage and function room.

Kenny said: We have only just picked the name and we decided it would be simple and effective due to it being on the fifth floor  but also combining historical elements of the Tower after we looked into our archives whilst restoring the room.
Kenny said: We have only just picked the name and we decided it would be simple and effective due to it being on the fifth floor but also combining historical elements of the Tower after we looked into our archives whilst restoring the room.
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The decision to remove Jungle Jims was controversial with visitors, however Kenny believes it was the right move.
The decision to remove Jungle Jims was controversial with visitors, however Kenny believes it was the right move.
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He said: The decision was taken on what our visitors want. We study a lot about our visitor trends and the visitor numbers for Jungle Jims were dropping and out visitors want something else."
He said: The decision was taken on what our visitors want. We study a lot about our visitor trends and the visitor numbers for Jungle Jims were dropping and out visitors want something else."
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Rather than parents just sit and watch the children play, this new area will enhance the whole family experience so it will develop a better experience for families than what Jungle Jims did and that is what its all about and what lead to the decision.
Rather than parents just sit and watch the children play, this new area will enhance the whole family experience so it will develop a better experience for families than what Jungle Jims did and that is what its all about and what lead to the decision.
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