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by jonathan leake
Sun Jan 04, 2009 6:04 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: SEA LIFE London
Replies: 34
Views: 7236

Re: London Aquarium refurbishment

Yea my dad told me they had started alot of work on the place as hes been working on westminster bridge replacing the lights for the past few months iv never been inside myself but i will once all the work is done.
by jonathan leake
Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:27 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109953

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

The Blue Lagoon is a very new indoor centre which is part of the Bluestone project. Despite being so close, Bluestone actually has nothing to do with the park and is run by a completely different company. Are yes sorry i didnt make my post very clear. I know it nouthing to do with Oakwood i was jus...
by jonathan leake
Mon Dec 15, 2008 11:59 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Alton Towers Railway - what happened to the locos?
Replies: 21
Views: 5525

Re: Alton Towers Railway - what happened to the locos?

Not sure if this is the right place to but this but never mind. How much of the park railway is their left today. I know that the HH is build on part of it. But i know i saw a video on youtube at one point of some buffers in ME now MB are they still there or has it all be riped out now. This is well...
by jonathan leake
Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109953

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

Yea that Cannaston Bowl is a really nice place. Also their a indoor water park next door to Oakwood called Blue Lagoon and that open all year round although iv never been in their so im not sure what its like.
by jonathan leake
Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:51 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Possible Blade Replacement
Replies: 66
Views: 16435

Re: Possible Blade Replacement

Couldnt that swinging circle thing go where submission is. Then move submission to FV to where blade is then move blade to MB. then they could advertise 3 new rides with out doing much.
by jonathan leake
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: Merlin General Discussion - New Owners agreed in £4.8bn deal
Replies: 1440
Views: 120988

Re: Merlin Finally Get a Slice of the Mall Of America!

Does this meen it will be turned in to a sealife now then? sorry if this is a dumb question.
by jonathan leake
Thu Dec 11, 2008 6:44 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2497
Views: 182789

Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

"AstroDan" wrote:
Is it not going to have loads of wooden style mine things attached to the exterior?


Yes the plan does show that. But you know what Thorpe r like when it comes to their themeing most of it never happens. We will have to wait and see
by jonathan leake
Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2497
Views: 182789

Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

The ride is coming along really well. http://i37.tinypic.com/j0xqnb.jpg http://i34.tinypic.com/97lkdg.jpg http://i37.tinypic.com/2d7ixed.jpg As you can see the cladding round the buliding is coming all going up quite quickly. Please note: These are not my photos they all belong to Laurence Wells fro...
by jonathan leake
Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Paultons Park
Replies: 417
Views: 58209

Re: Paulton's 2009 attraction...

Yea im going to try and visit Paultons. It only a short trip down the M3 from Basingstoke. It so close yet iv only ever been their once.
by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 29, 2008 12:37 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Corkscrew: The End of an Era.
Replies: 776
Views: 95271

Re: Corkscrew: The End of an Era.

I would love to by one of the seats. I would turn it in to an office chair.
by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 29, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109953

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

I think even something like a boomorang coaster would be good at Oakwood.
by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 29, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: Thorpe Park Resort
Topic: SAW: The Ride
Replies: 2497
Views: 182789

Re: Thorpe Park 2009: Saw - The Ride

That looks bloody fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by jonathan leake
Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109953

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

Thats the thing im not to sure how much of the land is now owned by Oakwood after Aspro bourght it. But i know the family before owned the land around the park and im sure also owned and run the farm. The thing is that its still now a working farm and i dont think aspro would run it. So the farm own...
by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 22, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Goodbye to Bouncing Bugs!
Replies: 37
Views: 5239

Re: Goodbye to Bouncing Bugs!

Sanbrooke have got some pics.

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by jonathan leake
Sat Nov 22, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: 2010: Secret Weapon 6 Part One
Replies: 2288
Views: 275291

Re: 2010: Secret Weapon 6

You should sell that saying to B&M as their markting slogen.
by jonathan leake
Wed Nov 19, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Bus crashes near bridge in Alton
Replies: 162
Views: 22293

Re: Bus crashes near bridge in Alton

Yes i agree very well deserved after reading that whole page made really sad i couldnt do what those people done.
by jonathan leake
Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109953

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

Thanks for the info. I know were your comeing from wiv the whole unique thing but t be honsit my mum came wiv to to Oakwood that last time i went and shes really not into rides. Now she will go on things like Log Flumes and Rapids but i would give every member on this forum a million quid if she eve...
by jonathan leake
Tue Nov 18, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109953

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

I always thourght that the people that owned the farm owned oakwood. Thing is now Oakwod has been sold to Aspro (or what ever it is) im not sure how much they do own. I doubt that they bourght the farm as well as the farm still seems to be a working farm so a guess they own the sheep. This is quite ...
by jonathan leake
Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:16 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Corkscrew: The End of an Era.
Replies: 776
Views: 95271

Re: Corkscrew: The End of an Era.

Has any been able or will be able to get any pics of it being taken down. Its been week.
by jonathan leake
Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:10 am
Forum: European Parks & Attractions
Topic: Oakwood
Replies: 882
Views: 109953

Re: Official Oakwood Thread!

Yea they do own quite a bit of the land around the park. I also heard about another woodie a while ago not sure if it was true or not.
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