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Blackpool is a large town and seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in England. The town is on the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north of Liverpool, 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Bolton and 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Manchester. It had an estimated population of 139,720 at the 2011 Census, making it the most populous town in Lancashire.Throughout the Medieval and Early Modern period, Blackpool was a coastal hamlet in Lancashire's Hundred of Amounderness, and remained such until the mid-18th century when it became fashionable in England to travel to the coast in the summer to improve well-being. In 1781, visitors attracted to Blackpool's 7-mile (11 km) sandy beach were able to use a new private road, built by Thomas Clifton and Sir Henry Hoghton. Stagecoaches began running to Blackpool from Manchester in the same year, and from Halifax in 1782. In the early 19th century, Henry Banks and his son-in-law John Cocker erected new buildings in Blackpool which increased its population from less than 500 in 1801 to over 2,500 in 1851. St John's Church in Blackpool was consecrated in 1821.

Blackpool rose to prominence as a major centre of tourism in England when a railway was built in the 1840s connecting it to the industrialised regions of Northern England. The railway made it much easier and cheaper for visitors to reach Blackpool, triggering an influx of settlers, such that in 1876 Blackpool was incorporated as a borough, governed by its own town council and aldermen. In 1881, Blackpool was a booming resort with a population of 14,000 and a promenade complete with piers, fortune-tellers, public houses, trams, donkey rides, fish-and-chip shops and theatres. By 1901 the population of Blackpool was 47,000, by which time its place was cemented as "the archetypal British seaside resort". By 1951 it had grown to 147,000 people.

Shifts in tastes, combined with opportunities for Britons to travel overseas, affected Blackpool's status as a leading resort in the late 20th century. Nevertheless, Blackpool's urban fabric and economy remains relatively undiversified, and firmly rooted in the tourism sector, and the borough's seafront continues to attract millions of visitors every year. Blackpool's major attractions and landmarks include Blackpool Tower, Blackpool Illuminations, the Pleasure Beach, Blackpool Zoo, Sandcastle Water Park, the Winter Gardens, and the UK's only surviving first-generation tramway.

  • @mcnultywendy1

    @mcnultywendy1RT @SBPLiverpool: More than half the UK companies importing or exporting goods through the EU border have suffered delays this month, large…
    1:32pm Jan 27th

  • @paganbotanist

    @paganbotanistRT @IanTheInventor: @TheMendozaWoman BBC doctored images of Corbyn but never analysed the Tories or Brexit, says all I need to know 🤔
    1:23pm Jan 27th

  • @IanTheInventor

    @IanTheInventor@TheMendozaWoman BBC doctored images of Corbyn but never analysed the Tories or Brexit, says all I need to know 🤔
    1:20pm Jan 27th

  • @SBPLiverpool

    @SBPLiverpoolMore than half the UK companies importing or exporting goods through the EU border have suffered delays this month,… t.co/KsEnYeAPIN
    12:40pm Jan 27th

  • @mark_wilson81

    @mark_wilson81Let’s not forget how quick the conservatives got rid of Theresa May for her handling of Brexit. (Something the coun… t.co/fImGTzkqqO
    12:24pm Jan 27th

  • @robbie_ws

    @robbie_ws@Sillyshib Yes, there seems to be a queue of even less capable people the Johnson waiting to take his spot. Sadly,… t.co/7rmAXJcqL6
    11:12am Jan 27th

  • @Rozieh72Houston

    @Rozieh72HoustonRT @DrChrisHope: @GMB He’s not up to the job. He put Brexit before covid.What your taxes can buy (inflation adjusted):Crossrail £19BEu…
    10:40am Jan 27th

  • @iandavis28

    @iandavis28RT @DrChrisHope: @GMB He’s not up to the job. He put Brexit before covid.What your taxes can buy (inflation adjusted):Crossrail £19BEu…
    9:05am Jan 27th

  • @ThisMorningCall

    @ThisMorningCallRT @DrChrisHope: @GMB He’s not up to the job. He put Brexit before covid.What your taxes can buy (inflation adjusted):Crossrail £19BEu…
    8:50am Jan 27th

  • @DrChrisHope

    @DrChrisHope@GMB He’s not up to the job. He put Brexit before covid.What your taxes can buy (inflation adjusted):Crossrail… t.co/9OsBOrwXNR
    8:17am Jan 27th



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