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by lewis97
Fri Nov 26, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort General Discussion
Replies: 3078
Views: 611689

Re: Alton Towers Resort General Discussion

Alton Towers have submitted an application seeking listed building consent for repair works to the rear elevation of The Swiss Cottage. The application notes that possible future uses include using it as an estate office, bringing it back into food and beverage use, or possibly opening it as a muse...
by lewis97
Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Screamfest - Burton Upon Trent
Replies: 3
Views: 5939

Re: Screamfest - Burton Upon Trent

Last week saw the resurrection of Screamfest, a popular, must-experience Halloween event in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Attraction Source was invited to the preview event on Thursday 14th October to experience everything the event has to offer. https://www.attractionsource.com/wp-content/uploads/DS...
by lewis97
Wed Sep 15, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Oktoberfest - General Discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 7917

Re: Oktoberfest - General Discussion

https://www.towerstimes.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/IMG_20210911_194104.jpg Following its debut last year, Oktoberfest returned last weekend as the festivities for 2021 got underway! 🥨🍻 TowersTimes visited to see what changes and improvements the Resort have implemented to build on 2020’s succ...
by lewis97
Sun May 30, 2021 12:48 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort
Replies: 988
Views: 151959

Re: Legoland Windsor Resort

With LEGO MYTHICA publicly opening to guests this weekend, Attraction Source News rounds-up all that the new area has to offer ! https://www.attractionsource.com/wp-content/uploads/flightoftheskylion06.jpg https://www.attractionsource.com/wp-content/uploads/flightoftheskylion17.jpg https://www.attra...
by lewis97
Mon May 17, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4111
Views: 341290

Re: Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Chessington have today commenced a two week public consultation on a proposed new themed ‘Amazon Land’ encompassing a rollercoaster and two children’s rides. Concept images released suggest it could be a launched Wing Coaster, manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard, with a shuttle layout and one i...
by lewis97
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: New for 2021
Replies: 19
Views: 8318

The Retro Squad - 2021

Alton Towers has today confirmed full details of ‘The Retro Squad’, a collection of three retro-inspired pop-up rides which are due to feature as part of the ride line-up in 2021. TowersTimes News has an overview of today's announcement and an introduction to Roller Disco, Mixtape and Funk'n'Fly. Ta...
by lewis97
Mon Mar 15, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4111
Views: 341290

Re: Chessington World of Adventures Resort

Merlin Annual Pass have updated their website to confirm that Croc Drop will open on Monday 12th April.
by lewis97
Fri Mar 12, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort
Replies: 988
Views: 151959

Re: Legoland Windsor Resort

Today, LEGOLAND Windsor has announced that LEGO MYTHICA, the new themed area featuring the UK's first flying theatre named Flight of the Sky Lion, is set to open on 29th May. The area will also include Fire and Ice Freefall - two mini drop tower rides, Hydra’s Challenge - the reimagined interactive ...
by lewis97
Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:02 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: The London Resort
Replies: 539
Views: 156784

Re: The London Resort

Following the acceptance of The London Resort's DCO application, Attraction Source has taken a look at some of the most interesting elements of the submitted documents. We've compiled the key details of what awaits in a bumper article that gives an overview of the resort, including the two proposed ...
by lewis97
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Community News & Your Views
Topic: Team Member Recruitment & Changes
Replies: 161
Views: 52161

Re: Team Member Recruitment & Changes

Please join us in saying farewell to Morgan, who has decided to step down from his team role. During the course of 2020 and the unusual circumstances that presented, Morgan contributed extensively to our social media content, and also dabbled in news articles and the websites. We'd like to thank him...
by lewis97
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: The London Resort
Replies: 539
Views: 156784

Re: London Entertainment Resort - General Discussion

The London Resort have today announced that they have submitted their Development Consent Order - a key step in the planning process for the project. Attraction Source News rounds-up all the details from the announcement , which concludes a year during which there has appeared to be significant prog...
by lewis97
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Universal Orlando Resort
Replies: 1086
Views: 191543

Re: Universal Orlando Resort

Universal released some new concept art for Velocicoaster today - notably they have shown riders wearing face masks.

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by lewis97
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future
Replies: 1970
Views: 305269

Re: Thorpe Park Resort - The Future

Throwing it back to 2017 with a repost of the following post  relating to Thorpe's application for 'permitted development rights', which has today been granted an extension of time to 13 April 2021 for a decision. This comes after more than a year of inactivity, suggesting that they may now finally ...
by lewis97
Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4111
Views: 341290

Re: Forbidden Kingdom Drop Tower - New for 2021

Good find :P  An announcement can't be too far off, as it seemed like they were gearing up to one a few weeks back and then it all fell silent...
by lewis97
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort
Replies: 988
Views: 151959

Re: Project Rex- 2021

A second video has now been released: Bq-nPVOERnE The website teaser page has also been updated with the following text: A parallel universe where mythical LEGO® creatures come to life before your eyes. From undiscovered lands and things untold, to never before seen creatures so bold... From epic ba...
by lewis97
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Chessington World of Adventures Resort
Replies: 4111
Views: 341290

Re: Chessington - Quick Questions

Mattovey1984 wrote:What date does the Theme Park rides shut this year? Or do they operate until the close for Christmas?
Chessington have extended their theme park season until Saturday 28th November this year (although closed on Tuesday - Thursday in November), with Sunday 29th now a passholder exclusive day.
by lewis97
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Theme Parks & Attractions
Topic: Legoland Windsor Resort
Replies: 988
Views: 151959

Re: Project Rex- 2021

LEGOLAND have now started to tease the 'new world' that is coming in 2021 . The video features a magical-looking rock and what appears to be a dragon flying overhead. This would seem to be consistent with some of the details of the theming referred to in the revised plans submitted in July such as “...
by lewis97
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Quick Questions
Replies: 1285
Views: 290969

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

So it seems season pass pre-book tickets over Scarefest are only available for 'twilight' entry and not the full day? I assume this applies to both standard and premium passes? Makes the 'perk' of free entry Scarefest for premium only seem redundant if so... I believe it was initially possible to p...
by lewis97
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort Future
Topic: Creative Ideas For new AT Attractions
Replies: 129
Views: 28972

Re: Creative Ideas For new AT Attractions

This looks as though it could have been inspired by the Transport Ship section of Rise of the Resistance? I expect Imagineering considered a number of methods in relation to how to achieve the effect, and assume the turntable used was probably settled on because the engineering required perhaps wasn...
by lewis97
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Alton Towers Resort General
Topic: Alton Towers Resort Quick Questions
Replies: 1285
Views: 290969

Re: Alton Towers Resort - Quick Questions

Just wanted to inquire if Alton Towers has released any information regarding how the scarefest mazes are going to function throughout the COVID epidemic? Yes, they have recently updated their website to detail the measures that will be in place. In summary: all guests and actors to wear face masks...