SD4264 : Morecambe Promenade from the air

taken 40 years ago, near to Morecambe, Lancashire, Great Britain

Morecambe Promenade from the air
Morecambe Promenade from the air
There are essentially 2 gridsquares in this view from Spring 1982: SD4264 in the foreground with SD4364 beyond. However, the view extends as far as SD4666.
In the foreground (from left) are the Stone Jetty with Marineland dolphinarium (since demolished), the Midland Hotel, Morecambe Promenade station (retained but platforms since demolished), Fahys garage (since demolished), the Empire buildings (since demolished) and the fairground (since demolished). Beyond the Midland Hotel are Bubbles swimming pool and the Superdome (both since demolished).
Further on, the Central Pier was demolished in 1992.
On the extreme right on the fairground is a controversial and short-lived big wheel.
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Date Taken
1982   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Promenade 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 428 643 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:4.2972N 2:52.5361W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 420 640
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Aerial View  The Stone Jetty  Central Pier 

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