Heart Of Blackpool In The 1980’s

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15 picture memories from the heart of Blackpool which will take you back to the 1980s

The memories - Dolcis shoes and British Home Stores here on the corner of Church Street and Corporation Street in January 1982

They were busy, thriving times as these photos from the decade show.
The trend of pedestrianisation in shopping areas was beginning to make its mark and the shops were bustling.
It was a completely different experience. Most of the shops in large out of town retail parks were still on the high street – in one photo a small Currys can be seen.
A few pictures show Church Street and some of the smaller shops just outside the centre – whilst others show scenes which you may remember right in the heart of Blackpool.


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