These are the lost nightclubs in Blackpool that bring back fond memories
If there's one thing the folk of Blackpool know how to do, it's have a good time.
By The Newsroom
Thursday, 15th November 2018, 12:54 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th November 2018, 1:59 pm
Reminiscingabout some of Blackpools nightspots that have long since gone.
Here we remember the places where we mis-spent our youth, met our friends and in some cases our partners.
The Tache, on Cookson Street, opened in 1983. It was the only club in town devoted to rock music ' head-banging guitar rock, new waves, and post punk.
Blackpool's biggest superclub opened in 2002 and was one of the biggest in the UK. The 4,000 capacity, three-tier venue was opened by the Nordwind family, at a cost of 4m.
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The Mecca, on Central Drive was the 'Syndicate of the 70s'. It opened as the Locarno ballroom in April 1965, describing itself as 'an essay in tasteful modernity and elegance' with its plush interior and revolving bandstand.
Stix nightclub, was based on Princess Street, in the former Blackpool Borough Social Club. It closed in 1997 and was replaced by The Odeon. Picture: archive.
Once of the resort's busiest venues, Illusions, on The Strand, opened in 1986, in the old Bunters building. Picture: submit.
Jellies opened in December 1986, in the former Yellow Submarine in the basement of the Palatine Building, on Central Promenade ' under The Palace. Picture: STAFF.
Based on Chapel Street, Adam & Eve started life back in 1972, as the Time And Place. When it underwent a total refurbishment in 1987, it was one of Blackpool's longest-running discos.
The Bizness opened in October 1992 and included music of the '60s and '70s, live entertainment and disco, as well as a pub/restaurant during the day.
Based in the Palatine Building, on Central Promenade, the 3,000 capacity world-famous club was the largest in the North West during the '90s.
The first of the Heaven and Hell chain of clubs opened in Blackpool, in 1998, on the Promenade, in what was a derelict building over the road from The Palace, Picture: staff.