Frontierland site is back on track

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TWO hundred flats, a hotel, 28 houses and a new pub could still be built on the old Frontierland site.

Owners Morrisons have applied for a renewal of planning permission for a proposed 'mixed-use' development on the derelict former theme park.

The supermarket chain was given outline permission for the scheme in 2006 but this expired in April 2009.

Property developers David McLean Homes had agreed to build the new development until they went bust in 2008.

Morrisons is now searching for new developers for the site.

As the original plans first approved in 2006 have not changed, Morrisons will not hold another public consultation.

In the decade since Morrisons bought the site from Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a new Next, Homebase and JJB Sports (now DW) shop and gym have been built, but the majority of the site remains a wasteland.

You can see the plans on the Lancaster City Council website www.lancaster.gov.uk.