Blackpool Pleasure Beach celebrated their 100th birthday in 1996 in style, despite not having a huge ride investment that year (Pepsi Max Big One was two years old, Playstation (later Ice Blast). The Go Karts were the new attraction for 1996.
The park offered a huge array of merchandise featuring the centenary brand, including the postcard collection, seen below.
Things to note
- The Egg Scrambler on the former Monster pad, previously among the Steeplechase/Big Bipper turnaround, moved for construction of the Go Karts in ’96. It was in this location for only for one season before being sent to Southport as ‘Tagada’ to make way for Playstation.
- Four cars on the Big Dipper, which made for a very long train