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Default Pontins, Blackpool- October '10 - Lots of pics! - 31-10-2010, 20:44

The visit-
I went here today with my boyfriend Chris, and my sister Sara.
Most of the demolition has started and not much still stands here, Nice explore though! I used to come here when I was younger for a week or two holiday, I must say I enjoyed it here, although looking at these photo's, It's hard to believe!
Didn't see all of the site as there was lots if diggers and workmen here.
It was extremely eery, and reminded me of a ghost town!
I would love to have come here for an explore when it first closed!
Not much to see, once you have seen one chalet, you have seen them all.

The History-
The park did make some improvements to the facilities before its closure, put visitors still decliened to book.
Blackpool pontins closed on October 2nd 2009, due to a fall in visitor numbers, and the amount of money that would be needed to improve the parks facilities would just have been too much.
The Blackpool Pontinís site is expected to redeveloped by former Pontinís owner Trevor Hemmings, who still owns the freehold to the land.






















Thanks for looking
p.s Im very sorry but I dont know how to re size my pics, If anyone could help me on this I would really appreciate it! Thanks
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Default 31-10-2010, 20:52

haha was there any go-karts left, that would of been pretty cool taking them for a little ride


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Default 31-10-2010, 20:56

No, unfortunatly not. :(
wish there was though lol
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Default 31-10-2010, 21:14

this looks like its worth a visit good stuff
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Default 31-10-2010, 22:19

Blimey that's grim, no wonder it shut. Mind you with an asset stripper like Trevor Hemmings owning it, it's no wonder.
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Default 31-10-2010, 23:10

Jesus. Did people really used holiday at these places!


Egregious!
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Jesus. Did people really used holiday at these places!
Yes!! Me!!! haha. I enjoyed it,My boyfriends exact words, he thinks its more like a prison camp more than a holiday camp. I loved Pontins, sad I know.
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Default 01-11-2010, 07:52

That has deteriorated fast! Good post - this social history is going to vanish faster than the industrial stuff we all love.


photos here too
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Default 01-11-2010, 09:58

Went here as a child once - it hasn't really changed that much - if anything looks like they have done it up lol .


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Default 01-11-2010, 11:40

Hahaha thats mental.


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