2016 has proven memorable in the UK theme park industry for a number of reasons.
2016 has been a year of losses.
Tom Renouf is Ride Rater’s Photographer of the Year 2016, with his stunning capture of Saw – The Ride at Thorpe Park.
Alton Towers’ reworking of the Air rollercoaster into Galactica has won Ride Rater’s Best New Addition 2016 award.
Thorpe Park has won Ride Rater’s Best Park 2016 Award, following a successful 2016 season.
Chessington World of Adventures has submitted proposals for 45 lodges as part of an an increased accommodation offering.
Thorpe Park has confirmed that its Logger’s Leap water ride will remain closed for a further season during 2017.
Alton Towers expects to make “60 to 70” redundancies as part of further cost-saving measures following the end of the 2016 season.