Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: Pleasure Beach

“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.

New ride for Pleasure Beach as re-opening date revealed

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach new ride reopening
Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach has confirmed it will reopen on 14 April, with directors Jamie and Aaron Jones announcing a staggered return to business ahead of a full summer schedule.

Blackpool celebrates history of Golden Mile Centre

Blackpool celebrates history of Golden Mile centre
As Blackpool Council look for a new operator for the Golden Mile Centre, local newspaper The Gazette has taken the opportunity to look back 52 years at its early days on the seafront.

UK amusements go “above and beyond” for re-opening

East Coast Re-opening amusements
Amusements across the UK went “above and beyond” to ensure the safety of their staff and customers on ‘Super Saturday.’ Coinslot took a look at how two east coast resorts - Southend and Skegness - took up the Covid ready challenge.

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.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach looks for new junior board members

Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is seeking new applicants for ‘Junior Board of Directors’ who will offer a younger perspective on the running of the amusement park. Successful applicants will be tasked with assisting with the development of new merchandise, marketing of the park and customer engagement strategies. Pleasure Beach management are looking for new board members to join the existing team, aged...

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach pro despite summer proving “too hot”

Coinslot Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach bridge
Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach owner Albert Jones has stated that he was “delighted with the attendances” during the summer season. The historic pleasure park, opened in 1909 in the popular Norfolk coastal resort, saw visitor numbers rise significantly alongside the mercury, providing some recompense for a wet March and April. “We had such a poor start at Easter so we have...

Golden Mile leisure development set for Easter 2019 opening

Great Yarmouth
The new multimillion pound leisure development being built on Great Yarmouth’s Golden Mile is set to open in time for Easter 2019, according to the man behind it. Albert Jones, owner of the resort’s Pleasure Beach amusement park, said the first phase of the £35m The Edge project was almost complete and work had already begun of phase two. The first...

Icon to launch at Blackpool Pleasure Beach this month

Icon Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has announced that its new £16.25m roller coaster will open to guests on Friday 25 May 2018. Amusement park stakeholders, experts and fans have been hotly anticipating the launch of Icon since work began on it in December 2016. Now Pleasure Beach management has con- firmed that their wait is almost over and that what has been billed...

Pleasure Beach favourite with travellers on TripAdvisor

Coinslot - Blackpool TripAdvisor
Blackpool’s famed Pleasure Beach has once again been named the second best amusement park in the UK by social travel review website TripAdvisor, where it is also listed in the top 20 amusement parks across Europe.   The park scooped the title as part of TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards. Voted for by TripAdvisor users, the list takes into account value for...