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Monday 4th February 2019

Work is underway at Chessington to prepare the park for the main theme park season which is just around the corner. With selected rides open for Christmas those rides are now undergoing maintenance.

Sunday 3rd February 2019

The replacement for Hocus Pocus Hall, Room On The Broom is set to open in 35 days. Work is continuing on the outside of the building with the queue line for the attraction set to be extended around the side of the Burnt Stub Building. 

Monday 7th January 2019

Chessington has announced that the event Animal Adventures will have selected rides open, along with How to be a Zookeeper LIVE! — an interactive show where you’ll learn what it takes to become a Zoo Keeper and meet some of our animals along the way!

Tuesday 11th December 2018

Work continues on removing Hocus Pocus Hall at Chessington. Although not much can be seen from the outside of the building the queue line for the old attraction has now been removed along with an old shed building that used to make sounds when guests pulled on an old iron Levar.

Saturday 17th November 2018

Work on removing Hocus Pocus Hall at Chessington has begun, the attraction closed at the end of the 2018 season and will be replaced with a new attraction called. Room on the Broom - A Magical Journey. 

Friday 19th October 2018

The theme park season at Chessington World of Adventures has been extended by 4 days, the park was due to close on 31st October. This has since been changed over the past few days with the park now staying open until 4th November 2018.

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Flying into Chessington Spring 2019, Room on the Broom will be replacing Hocus Pocus Hall. Opening in 2003 the old 4D attraction has become tired over the years and has been in need of a replacement. 

Thursday 13th September 2018

The magical home has gone up for sale and is currently on the property website, Rightmove as the marketing starts for Chessington's 2019 new attraction.

Monday 10th September 2018

Chessington has been hard at work over the past few weeks renewing an old effect in the Rattlesnake queue line. When the ride was installed back in 1998 the effect of a man climbing up and down a rope was installed.

Monday 25th June 2018

On 19th September 2016, Rani gave birth to 3 healthy female lion cubs, Anala, Ramari, and Kesari.