Vertical Swing coming to Manchester city centre

Vertical SwingA 230-foot Vertical Swing ride is to be installed in Manchester city centre for three months from Easter.

The Manchester Starflyer will arrive on 29 March, the ride will operate between the hours of 10am and 10pm.

Zamperla-manufactured attraction will be the tallest ride in the UK.

Ride tickets will be priced at £6 per adult, and the local council projects that 10,000 people per week could use the attraction.

A council spokesperson told the Manchester Evening News: “In the Manchester Starflyer, we have a ride that offers not only white-knuckle excitement, but is also a real statement – a brand new icon of the Manchester skyline – which will attract thousands of people to the city centre.”