Saturday, January 22, 2022

Tag: Albert Jones

“There is much optimism”: Albert Jones shares tourism bosses hopes for a buoyant 2022

Albert Jones Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Great Yarmouth’s tourism bosses have predicted the industry will “come back stronger” in 2022, with positive footfall boosting optimism among attraction and amusement operators.

Lightning 360 finally installed at Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach

Lightning 360 ride Yarmouth
Thankfully, the Lightning 360 finally reached its new home earlier this month and the eight-arm attraction is now fully assembled at the seafront site.

Summer countdown: Seaside businesses begin phased re-opening

Seafront attractions reopening Skegness Pier
Seafront attractions across the UK have begun the slow process of re-opening their doors this week, with retail units proving a key testing ground for how new social distancing measures will work.

Great Yarmouth attractions prepare for reopening

Great Yarmouth attractions Britannia Pier
With a re-opening date now in sight, attractions up and down Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile are preparing strict social distancing and safety measures in order to return to business.

“Years to recoup” new ride investment, says Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach MD

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach 360Ride
The managing director of Great Yarmouth’s Pleasure Beach has revealed that one of the park’s latest attractions remains in storage due to the Coronavirus lockdown.

Full steam ahead for Great Yarmouth’s ‘Edge’ complex

Coinslot - Pleasure Park edge Great Yarmouth
After a decade of delays, things are finally moving forward for the jewel of the Norfolk coast’s vast new leisure facility, much to the delight of local operators. For the man behind the vision, Albert Jones, the latest development will see the ambitious plans step away from one edge and on to another - the £35m Edge project which...

Big wheel to return to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach

Coinslot Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach bridge
Wheel of Elegance to be pride of place again in Great Yarmouth. Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach owner Albert Jones is bringing a much-loved big wheel ride back to the resort in time for Easter. The 35-metre-high Wheel of Elegance spent most of last year at the Clarence Pier amusement park in Southsea, Hampshire, but will return to Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile...