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26 spooky photos in the Camelot theme park, abandoned when demolition begins

26 spooky photos in the Camelot theme park, abandoned when demolition begins

Creepy photo shows the wreckage of Camelot theme park as demolition Abandoned site in progress.

The theme parks were popular with Merseyside families at the time, thanks to Lancashire’s easy access.

However, after closing in November 2012 due to a decline in the number of visitors, much of its appeal is r and remains corrupt.Declared by nature.

The bulldozer and excavator are now being filmed at a former theme park, and demolition work is proceeding smoothly.

The entrance to the park’s famous castle is now just a pile of bricks, but vehicles, including the Pendragon plunge, are awaiting demolition, Lancs Live Report.

Inspired by the legend of Camelot, the once-popular park first opened in 1983.

Medieval style vehicles include nightmare and whirlwinds, and of course Excalibur-a famous “pirate ship” style attraction It turned upside down, even if it was slightly below the height limit.

Other vehicles included Dragon Flyer, Caterpillar Capers, The Galleon, and Pendragon’s Plunge.

But Camelot was more than just a vehicle-it was full of experience bringing us back to the Middle Ages.

The family had been entertained for years in a live tournament of Camelot knights, including King Arthur, playing at the Avalon Arena.

Meanwhile, children and young people in the heart are fascinated and entertained by Marlin’s magic show and the amazing bird of prey show.

Camelot was so popular that even the TV show Sooty & Co came to the park-Sooty, Sweep, Sue, and presenter Matthew Corbett filmed an episode of the hit show in 1994, with friends leaving the park alone. I saw you having fun.

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In 1986, the park was taken over by the Granada Group and operated with the now non-functional sister park American Adventure and Granada Studios Tour.

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In June 1998, the park was subject to a management buyout, and by 2005 Camelot had only 336,204 attendees annually.

In February 2009, Prime Resorts announced that the park was the trustee and would not reopen during the 2009 season.

The theme park was purchased by Carlyle-based construction company Story Group and leased to Knight’s Leisure, which operated until it was suddenly closed in 2012.

Despite Camelot’s first magic and popularity, everything had declined by 2012, and bad weather and events such as the 2012 London Olympics and Diamond Jubilee blamed the decline in visitor numbers.

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And it’s been a sad situation since the park remained collapsed-often targeted by arsonists and vandals.

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Some roller coasters, such as Whirlwind, were sold and relocated to Skyline Park in Germany, while others remained in the abandoned park.

The Nightmare visible from Charnock Richard Service’s M6 remained for years, but was finally dismantled in February 2020.

In August 2014, the owner Story Group’s application to build 420 homes on the premises was unanimously rejected by the Chorley Council because development within the Greenbelt was not permitted.

In August 2016, a second application was announced to build 200 homes on the premises. In March 2018, the plan for 195 units on the premises was abandoned.

Demolition work has begun due to concerns about “unstable” structures in the park.

Story Homes is said to be still considering what options the site has.