Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Tag: Flamingo Land

Scarborough theme park could be delayed by council

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The proposed Flamingo Land-led theme park on Scarborough seafront could be hit with more delays as councillors look to revisit plans. A proposed Scarborough theme park, situated right on the seafront, could be hamstrung  delays due to a council review. Flamingo Land had been given preferred bidder status for the seafront site. The operator has plans for a wholesale seaside attraction...

Scarborough Wheel approved amid Flamingo Land uncertainty

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Scarborough Council has stated that plans for the ‘Scarborough Eye’ could come to fruition before the start of the full summer season after “a number of

Will flamingos land in the future?

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The demolition the Futurist Theatre in Scarborough is now complete, freeing up a prime piece of real-estate on the Yorkshire town’s seafront. Built by Frank Tugwell, the architect behind the Savoy Theatre in London, the Futurist originally opened as a cinema in 1921. With a capacity of over 2,100 seats, it was one of the largest theatres in the north of...

Flamingo Land reveal Loch Lomond plans

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Flamingo Land has released its plans for the proposed development at Loch Lomond as the operator seeks “planning permission in principle” for the attraction. The blueprints include a 60 room hotel, 105 self-catering lodges, 20 houses, a monorail, a brewery, a leisure area, restaurants and retail areas,with the surrounding woodland to be used for forest adventure rides, tree top walks...

Investment key to growth in Flamingo Land returns

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The owners of Yorkshire’s Flamingo Land have set a clear example of how investing in your key assets can pave the way to increased success.   Major investment in key areas of Yorkshire’s Flamingo Land theme park has yielded welcome growth in both turnover and pre-tax profits. The Malton-based facility, which comprises a theme park, zoo and holiday village, saw pre-tax...

Flamingo land opens motorsport attraction

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North Yorkshire theme park, Flamingo Land, has opened its latest high-octane ride experience, as the amusements destination looks to build upon positive summer performances.   The new motorsport attraction, Flamingo 1, features a 300-metre track, tight turns, and a central flyover for visitors to race self-drive karts around in three individual lanes. While most of the track is outdoors, it passes through...

Flamingo Land lends name to Scarborough new stadium

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Flamingo Land will be further cementing its mark on Scarborough by lending its name to a new football stadium in the Yorkshire town.   The theme park company became the first sponsor of a new community football stadium, which will now be known as Flamingo Land Stadium, at Scarborough Sports Village. Gordon Gibb, CEO at Flamingo Land Resort Yorkshire said: “We...

Balloch businesses welcome Flamingo Land plans

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Two of Balloch’s hotels have welcomed Flamingo Land’s proposed plans for a resort on the West Riverside site in Scotland, citing a potential positive impact on local businesses.   Both management teams of The Tullie Inn and Balloch House Hotel hope it will bring more tourists to the area, which they say Balloch businesses depend on. The response came as Flamingo Land...

Demolition vote brings new amusement park closer to Scarborough’s skyline

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Scarborough is one of the jewels on the North Sea coast, but it has a blot on its landscape - a boarded up old fashioned building wasting crucial leisure and family entertainment space. Well that is about to change with the local council approving a demolition and replacement job that will bring a new amusement park-style attraction to the...

Heritage purists outraged by Flamingo Land development bid

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Twitchy observers have reacted frenetically to the news that an oddly named leisure provider has been given “preferred bidder status” to develop 44 acres of land near the Scottish landmark, Loch Lomond. The company, Flamingo Land, which already has a theme park in Yorkshire with the same name, plans to build a hotel, lodges, and “glamping pods” near the famous...