Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Pleasure Park

New coaster to put Barry back on the map

Barry Island Pleasure Park has a new roller coaster called The Cyclone on site and it may even be ready for the public as early as this weekend. This season has seen the sun grace every corner of the British Isles, but down in Barry Island, Wales there may well be a cyclone coming this weekend. The new coaster at...

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...

Barry Island amusement museum plans in doubt

Coinslot - Barry Island council
Pleasure Park owner Henry Danter has expressed having second thoughts about creating a Barry Island museum, following a recent incident.   The plans were thrown into doubt after vandals damaged a Second World War-era vintage lorry parked on his site. Danter is in the process of restoring the vehicle to its former glory. He had hoped to restore around 20 classic vehicles, and...

Redemption is the way forward, says Danter

Coinslot - Pleasure Park Henry Danter
Business is booming at Pleasure Park on Barry Island and owner Henry Danter speaks about the part that redemption machines have played in that success.   After breathing new life into a crumbling family attraction, Pleasure Park in Barry Island, Henry Danter is bullish about the role redemption machines have played in helping to boost business in Pleasure Park’s arcades. Danter said:...