Minehead's Growth

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  • Created on: 15-09-14 14:52
When did Butlins open at Minehead?
May 1962
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How much did the Butlins resort at Minhead cost to build?
£2 million (£48 million today)
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When did Minehead first begin to grow?
In the 1800s
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When were the first train links to Minehead established?
1847
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Why is it so important to Minehead's economy to use sea defences?
They have to protect Butlins, which is very important to their economy
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How does Butlins help protect itself?
They contribute money to sea defences.
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How have businesses in Minehead recently been affected by decline?
Their profits are down by 20-30%
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Who are the Minehead Vision Group?
An organisation in Minehead that funds events and the refurbishment of landmarks in an effort to increase tourism.
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What part of their resort did Butlins recently redevelop?
Their lakeside chalets.
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How much did Butlins recently spend on redevelopment?
£12 million
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What are the advantages of the redevelopment of part of the Butlins resort?
75 jobs were created for local people, and the resort will increase in popularity again.
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