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Ride Opens To Public

Friday 22nd March 2002
Today Colossus opened to the public! With long queues the ride has been very popular. 

BBC Live From The Park

Wednesday 13th March 2002
The BBC show Tomorrow's World shot a live broadcast from the park. It was a special preview of Colossus, with an experiment on riders, seeing how their adrenaline levels differ. Here are fifteen photos from the day.

Theming continues

Monday 11th March 2002
General landscaping and theming continue, we also learn that the building next to the Thorpe Belle will become a new food outlet with a nice eating area overlooking the ride.

Landscaping continues

Sunday 24th February 2002
Landscaping continues, turf has been laid on the banks, and the majority of fencing is now up. Themed pillars holding fencing have been added around the bridge and cobra roll.

General Update

Saturday 2nd February 2002
The above photos were taken at the European Coaster Club AGM, which included a park tour and nice views of construction. The ride tested with the first ever passengers today.