Regenerating Blackpool

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Regenerating Blackpool

  1. Why did Blackpool need regenerating?

a) Causes of visitor decline in Blackpool = Cheaper package holidays sucked away many families in the 1980s, and big northern cities such as Leeds and Newcastle cornered the ‘weekend-break’ market in the 1990s. Fewer tourists meant fewer jobs.

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b) Unemployment data – 7% unemployed.

c) Given that North is the top and the sea is to the west, describe the location of the most deprived wards in Blackpool.

d) Watch the following clip that shows the growth and decline of Blackpool:

  1. What has Blackpool done to regenerate?


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