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EDAW and Jerde Partnership

Blackpool has unveiled a £1 billion masterplan by EDAW and Jerde Partnership to turn the town into Britain's Las Vegas.The proposals, which could take 15 to 20 years to realise, will create four casino hotels, an open air event park and landscaped gardens, a sub-tropical biome and a glass aquarium on the revamped Pleasure Beach.The plans, now out to local consultation, are a response to the likely relaxation of gambling laws.

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