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26 Jul 2011

Merlin to reopen Blackpool Tower in September
BY Tom Walker

Blackpool Tower Dungeon is among the new attractions to open at the Tower

Blackpool Tower Dungeon is among the new attractions to open at the Tower

Blackpool Tower is to fully reopen on 1 September following a 10-month redevelopment scheme.

The attraction is owned by Blackpool Council and will be operated by Merlin Entertainments.

The work on the tower is part of the council's £250m regeneration programme for the city and includes a number of new attractions - including the Blackpool Tower Eye, a 4D cinema and the Blackpool Tower Dungeon.

In all, Merlin will operate eight attractions at the site - the highest concentration of Merlin attractions anywhere in the world.

Image: Blackpool Tower Dungeon is among the new attractions to open at the Tower


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