Below is an artist impression of the developments.
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Since May the Seasider's Way has been closed to the Central Car Park for the construction of the new multi-storey car park. Although spaces have been reduced there is plenty of car parking available with disabled spaces provided and all coach traffic is still accommodated for.
It’s said “This new multimedia complex will make dreams become a reality, with a mix of multimedia, motion and story-telling like you’ve never experienced.”
The world’s most advanced “Virtual Reality” experience on an epic scale, free-roam, multi-player state-of-the-art visuals and body tracking Smell, touch and feel with custom motion simulators for unmatched realism.
The fantasy themed multi-media exhibition - Exploring a possible extra-terrestrial influence, an indoor adventure land with a roll-glider – a free falling and hang-gliding sensation, Rope Courses, Adventure Trail and interactive climbing Walls.
Above image: The new terminal opposite Blackpool North Railway Station will hold a 4 star Holiday Inn hotel and Marco Pierre White restaurant.
Don’t forget Showtown Blackpool – his will be the UK’s first museum to feature permanent displays on circus, magic, variety, and ballroom dance - filled with 800+ objects from the town’s extensive collections and some on loan from national partners, including the Victoria and Albert Museum.
So along with our treasured current attractions, the tower and piers, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, parks, world famous illuminations and our beloved heritage trams All this investment is estimated to attract an extra 600,000 visitors a year with a combined annual spend of £75m creating supporting 1,000 new jobs.
Like many seaside towns across the land Blackpool also suffered by downturns, under development, and a virus, but someone obviously believes in it’s people and potential as in the true nature of the towns spirit progress is back in town!