26 June 2022

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort submit application for Adventure Golf attraction

26th June 2022|LEGOLAND Windsor Resort|

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort have this week submitted a planning application to add an indoor Adventure Golf attraction, comprising of four themed courses. The attraction, codenamed 'Project Birdie', is planned to be located to the west of the theme park, on the site of the existing priority car park [...]

15 June 2022

Update on progress of Thorpe Park Resort’s Project Exodus planning application

15th June 2022|Thorpe Park Resort|

Since its submission at the start of March, the planning application for Project Exodus at Thorpe Park Resort has been progressing through the usual post-submission phase which includes statutory and non-statutory consultations, in order to help inform Runnymede Borough Council's (RBC) decision on whether or not to approve the proposals. [...]

5 April 2022

ICON gets twisted for 2022 at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

5th April 2022|Blackpool Pleasure Beach|

ICON, Blackpool Pleasure Beach's double-launch Mack Mega Coaster, has received a twisted upgrade which is now available for guests to preview. Opening as the UK's first double-launch rollercoaster in 2018, ICON has been escorting riders through inversions, high-speed accelerations and interactions with other rides for four seasons. However, [...]

15 March 2022

Full application submitted for Project Exodus at Thorpe Park Resort

15th March 2022|Thorpe Park Resort|

Thorpe Park Resort have submitted the full application for Project Exodus, which will see the installation of a rollercoaster along with associated buildings and structures in the Old Town area of the theme park. The application formalises the Resort's aspirations, as revealed during the public consultation in December, [...]

16 February 2022

Plans submitted by Chessington to add two children’s rides to Pirates’ Cove

16th February 2022|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

A planning application has been submitted by Chessington World of Adventures Resort to install two additional children's flat rides in the Pirates' Cove area of the theme park, alongside associated theming and landscaping. Codenamed Project Anchor, the development will see two children's rides installed [...]

31 January 2022

Merlin Entertainments names Aramark as Food & Beverage partner

31st January 2022|Industry News|

Merlin Entertainments announced today that it has named Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management, and uniforms, as its food and beverage partner for five locations in the UK and two in the US. The locations for the multi-year contract include Alton Towers Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, [...]

28 January 2022

Chessington submit plans to reconfigure Explorer Entrance following Amazon Land approval

28th January 2022|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

Chessington World of Adventures Resort have submitted a planning application to reconfigure the Explorer Entrance, in order to accommodate the track layout of the rollercoaster featured in the planned Amazon Land, which has this week been granted planning permission. The planned redevelopment will see the demolition of almost all existing [...]

16 December 2021

Appeals against Legoland Windsor Resort’s long term plan fully dismissed

16th December 2021|LEGOLAND Windsor Resort|

Merlin Entertainments yesterday confirmed that all avenues to block the implementation of Legoland Windsor Resort's Long Term Plan, submitted back in 2017, have now been exhausted. A long period of deliberation followed the Long Term Plan's submission in June 2017, with planning permission eventually issued by the Royal [...]