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Wednesday 10th March 2010

After closing due to a large fire that destroyed the old Skyride station in The Dark forest the whole system has had an overhaul during the closed season and the burnt down station has been rebuilt better than ever!

Wednesday 22nd July 2009

The damage of the Skyride Fire at Cred Street is now visible at Alton Towers. All of the damaged walls and dangerous structures have been removed leaving just a shell of the building left.

Friday 13th March 2009

Thorpe Park invited Annual Pass Holders to the park today to preview the new Saw The Ride attraction. The theming inside and around the area is stunning and beyond anything ever seen at Thorpe Park Resort before.

Tuesday 2nd December 2008

Alton Towers have submitted plans to the local council for the removal of the Corkscrew and the installation of a new rollercoaster for the 2010 season. Plans for the rollercoaster make the ride look huge, no manufacture is listed for the ride but the layout like very windy around the woods. 

Monday 13th October 2008

Thorpe Park is set to launch “saw – the ride”, the first-ever horror film rollercoaster – the world’s scariest ride in 2009.

Rollercoaster Based On Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures’ Megahit ‘Saw’ Franchise

Monday 15th September 2008

Alton Towers continues to remove the rollercoaster track from the Black Hole tent in X Sector. Supports are still being dragged out of the tent, hopefully, something will replace Black Hole in the next few years. 

Friday 1st February 2008


Thursday 31st January 2008

THORPE PARK is delighted to announce that on Wednesday 30th January 2008 Runnymede Borough Council granted full planning consent for the Park’s fourth major rollercoaster (sixth in total), and construction will commence in July 2008.

Wednesday 14th November 2007

Thorpe Park has submitted plans for a brand new rollercoaster which if approved would open for 2009! Located on the new section of land next to Samauri the ride looks quite long and will wrap around the Canada Creek Land.