SD4264 : Midland Hotel, Morecambe

taken 7 years ago, near to Morecambe, Lancashire, Great Britain

Midland Hotel, Morecambe
Midland Hotel, Morecambe
Morecambe's Midland Hotel. The tower to the right of the image is what remains of an amusement park, the rest of which has been demolished.
Midland Hotel
The Midland Hotel on Morecambe's seafront is a Grade II* Listed building. It was built in art deco style and opened in 1933. Morecambe was then enjoying its heyday as a holiday destination.

In the latter half of the 20th Century, the development of air travel made it much easier to travel to foreign resorts, where sunshine was more-or-less guaranteed. In common with many resorts around Britain's coast, Morecambe's popularity with holidaymakers waned. The Midland Hotel closed in 1998 and fell into disrepair.

The hotel was restored and reopened in 2008. During the restoration, an extra floor was added at the top of the building.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Style (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Architecture (from Tags)
Art Deco 
Place (from Tags)
Lancashire  Morecambe Bay  Morecambe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4282 6442 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:4.3512N 2:52.5188W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4280 6451
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Hotel  Art-Deco  Art Deco Style  Art Deco  Grade II(star)  Grade II(star) Listed Structure  Grade II(star) Listed Building 

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