UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by kemperink
Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:38 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Pleasure Island
Replies: 263
Views: 28707

Re: Pleasure Island

park to shut for good in a few weeks
by kemperink
Mon Sep 05, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler - General Discussion
Replies: 3173
Views: 613346

Re: The Smiler - General Discussion

It's interesting to hear how the media has affected people's judgement of this ride and condemned it. Because I visited a lot friends, family & colleagues knew I had a bit of an addiction to coasters so when this latest news broke they quizzed me and everyone seemed to side with the media and g...
by kemperink
Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Tayto Park
Replies: 104
Views: 29822

Re: Tayto Park

i heard the log flume is from loudoun
by kemperink
Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:24 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2017: New Attractions
Replies: 115
Views: 30592

Re: 2017: New Attractions

5 years without no new rides is very poor
by kemperink
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:03 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15
Replies: 2534
Views: 511135

Re: The Smiler Incident 02/06/15

Sawboss wrote:
There were found to be no technical or mechanical problems with the ride itself.

Now I can quote that to people who say it's a deathtrap. Don't hurt my baby, it's done nothing wrong!


apart from the design floor which allowed a car to stall in the first place :roll:
by kemperink
Sun Oct 05, 2014 1:08 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Winter Wonderland - Hyde Park London
Replies: 444
Views: 50728

Re: Winter Wonderland 2014 - Hyde Park London

Today I've found so new news from Mannings, and although I cannot reveal the latest plans, all I can say is I think A LOT of people will be very happy when hearing the news. There's BIG plans, all confirmed. Something new and very big is coming :) which Manning are you working for? they don't know ...
by kemperink
Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:58 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Alton Towers 1966 Video
Replies: 15
Views: 4855

Re: Alton Towers 1966 Video

I know there's three of them vertical drop slides around I've been on, I believe all these were removed due to them being tacky and low capacity, the cable cars can only sit 4 people but they are amazing, went on them a week ago! They are at Flamingo land now. Is it just the ' gondola cars' or the ...
by kemperink
Tue Jul 22, 2014 1:02 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Fun City Brean
Replies: 189
Views: 30223

Re: Fun City Brean

As I'm not a member of this site can someone please translate? Has the House family sold the park or has Richard sold the rides and attractions? Do we know how much it sold for? If this is true I'm gutted! Richard has transformed this park over the last few years so why would he sell up? I know the...
by kemperink
Mon Jul 21, 2014 1:33 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Fun City Brean
Replies: 189
Views: 30223

Re: Fun City Brean

smilealways wrote:

Kemperlink, it has been confirmed by Richard himelf that Fun City is not for sale :)


rides and park sold to Phil Booth ;)
by kemperink
Fri Jun 06, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Fun City Brean
Replies: 189
Views: 30223

Re: Fun City Brean

smilealways wrote:
No, where did you hear that?


it been for sale for a while

http://www.gva.co.uk/property/6531/
by kemperink
Fri May 30, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Fun City Brean
Replies: 189
Views: 30223

Re: Fun City Brean

Has anyone heard about a change of ownership at brean?
by kemperink
Mon May 12, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Funderworld
Replies: 39
Views: 6495

Re: Funderworld

its not worth shipping the rides back when they are open again in a few months in Dubai
by kemperink
Sat May 10, 2014 1:30 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Weston Super Mare- Seafront Lawns.
Replies: 21
Views: 5375

Re: Weston Super Mare- Seafront Lawns.

smilealways wrote:

Sam, do you own those pictures because the same ones are also on All The Fun Of The Fair.


no he's nicked them :roll:
by kemperink
Thu May 01, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: The American Adventure
Replies: 3029
Views: 477916

Re: The American Adventure Runaway Train

Stumbled across this on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Brveusokeo I was not aware it had operated anywhere other than Nottingham Goose Fair, for just the one year after AA closed its doors. Is there any way of tracking its movements, as this video has taken me by surprise, and I would real...
by kemperink
Wed Jun 30, 2010 11:23 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Showman in court over accident
Replies: 24
Views: 4082

Re: Showman in court over accident

"Kryn" wrote:
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/priced/hsg175.pdf

HSG 175 Amusment Parks & Funfairs above. Feel free to have a read through.



but that is not the annex?
by kemperink
Wed Jun 30, 2010 11:07 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Showman in court over accident
Replies: 24
Views: 4082

Re: Showman in court over accident

it was a annex to HSG 175,i will dig it out as i have a paper copy :wink:
by kemperink
Tue Jun 29, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Showman in court over accident
Replies: 24
Views: 4082

Re: Showman in court over accident

Can we be civil please chaps. :D All that was asked for was a link to the information. It may be just be that the information isn't easy to come accross? So not really an issue asking for a link to it. its was on the HSE website,and from his previous posts on this topic he has no idea what he is ta...
by kemperink
Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Showman in court over accident
Replies: 24
Views: 4082

Re: Showman in court over accident.

"Sam" wrote:
Link?


teenagers :? :lol:

the internet is a great thing where you can search for info :roll:

and i would suggest next time you enter a discussion you know the facts [-X
by kemperink
Mon Jun 28, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Showman in court over accident
Replies: 24
Views: 4082

Re: Showman in court over accident.

"Sam""][quote=""kemperink" wrote:
and its a fact that fairgrounds are safer than theme parks :wink:

A fact that you just plucked out of thin air?[/quote]

no HSE report :wink:
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