Green light for huge Blackpool Central leisure scheme after 20-year effort

A five-hectare mixed-use leisure scheme, including a theme park, 200-room hotel, and a new ‘heritage quarter’, has been approved in Blackpool after 20 years of attempts to regenerate the site, despite concerns about the potential impact on nearby protected habitats.

by Ellie Kahn
A visualisation of the scheme (Pic: Blackpool Council)
A visualisation of the scheme (Pic: Blackpool Council)

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