The growth of coastal resorts - Morecambe

  • Morecambe flagship developments
  • Fieldwork which can be undertaken
  • Model of a UK seaside resort in decline
  • Morecambe comparison with the model of a UK seaside resort in decline
  • To what extent has Morecambe shown signs of rejuvenation?
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Fieldwork & Research: The growth of coastal resorts

AIM

To investigate and understand how coastal settlements have developed over time


MORECAMBE FLAGSHIP DEVELOPMENTS

Midland Hotel (Conferences, high calibre accommodation)
Westend Regeneration project (half rent/half buy)
The Platform (Arts/Culture, Pyramid centre, Bands/Comedians)
The Tern…

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MORECAMBE COMPARISON WITH THE MODEL OF A UK SEASSIDE RESORT
IN DECLINE

Similarities Differences
Congested Road ­ On street Parking Morecambe's pier redeveloped
Fish tail groynes Large Artificial Bay
Camping & Caravan Park Direct trains
Guest Houses No Bungalows
Park and Pleasure gardens…

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New small business set ups
New age specific parks
Street fountains & Picture frame
New cafe and public toilet
Brand new Flat developments
Platform ­ Arts & Culture




Chris Cartwright

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