2008

19 10, 2008

Fright Nights 2008

2015-01-04T20:39:38+00:00October 19th, 2008|

Would you believe that Fright Nights is now in its seventh year? Returning are the three familiar mazes - Asylum, Hellgate and Se7en. New for this year is The Curse - telling the chilling story of a cursed ship that has recently washed up on Amity beach. Positive reviews have

13 10, 2008

Project Dylan Name and Website Released!

2015-01-04T20:23:35+00:00October 13th, 2008|

Today Thorpe Park announced via a YouTube video that their 2009 coaster codenamed ‘Dylan’ will be the world's first horror movie-themed roller coaster. Based around the popular ‘Saw’ horror movie series, the park is boasting that the attraction will be the scariest ride in the world. A dedicated website has

8 10, 2008

Final Fright Nights Preparation

2015-01-04T18:34:31+00:00October 8th, 2008|

Below photos show the final work being carried out on the four Fright Night mazes, which will open 13th October - 2nd November. Stay tuned to TPG for a report from the event, should be the best one yet! SouthParks.co.uk UK Theme Parks from another point of view! SouthParks

11 09, 2008

Infilling and Fright Night Preparation

2015-01-04T18:24:39+00:00September 11th, 2008|

The lake infilling is still closely following the MTDP diagrams. From Stealth you can hardly recognise the lake any more - will certainly be interesting in the future to see what is built on all this new land! Fright Night's 2008 is currently in preparation, with a brand new maze

16 07, 2008

Rush and Colossus

2015-01-04T18:02:34+00:00July 16th, 2008|

Rush has finally reopened from more than a months downtime. New inspection platforms have been installed at the top of the structure for better maintenance. Colossus was also down for a while following another incident. Nets have been installed under parts of the track, which are obviously to shield passers

23 06, 2008

How is Thorpe Doing?

2015-01-04T17:52:42+00:00June 23rd, 2008|

Summer is here - so the park should be on top form. Ride reliability continues to be a problem - Stealth and Colossus have had recent spates of downtime, and Rush is still currently closed following on from an incident at the end of May. A piece of metal fell

20 05, 2008

Revision to Project Dylan

2015-01-04T17:41:19+00:00May 20th, 2008|

Our new coaster for 2009 has had its layout changed. Gone is the mid dive loop and proceeding block brake. We now welcome an airtime hill, which will create a much more flowing layout. See the photos taken from the updated plans below. Construction should start getting interesting in the

20 03, 2008

Main Season Kicks In

2015-01-04T15:33:17+00:00March 20th, 2008|

As we come in to Spring, more of the rides are once again opening up for business. Continued changes include the Thorpe Belle relocated to the area next to the entrance bridge. The portrait gallery in Canada Creek has moved to a space shared with the Inferno shop, and in