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| [[Extreme (Leonard Chadwick)|Bubble Bounce]]
 
| [[Extreme (Leonard Chadwick)|Bubble Bounce]]

Latest revision as of 14:45, 2 December 2019

Amusement park
Battersea Funfair
Location
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Battersea, Greater London, England
Status Defunct
Operated May 1951 to 1974
May 1951 May 1951

Battersea Funfair was an amusement park located in Battersea, Greater London, England, UK. The park was originally opened for the Festival of Britain in 1951.

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Closed[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Airways R.J. Lakin Mont Blanc 1952 1952 Relocated to Ocean Beach Fun Fair
Bubble Bounce Hrubetz Tip Top 1951 1952 Relocated to Belle Vue
Calypso Lang Wheels Calypso 1961 1964 Relocated to Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Caterpillar Unknown Caterpillar 1951 1974 Travelling UK
Crooked Cottage Unknown Walk-Through 1951 1974 Relocated to MW's Amusement Park
Dodgem Deluxe Supercar Dodgems 1951 1974 Relocated to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Far Tottering & Oyster Creek Railway Rowland Emmett Miniature Railway 1951 1952 Semi-scrapped / relocated within park
Festival Gardens Railway Rowland Emmett Miniature Railway 1953 1974 Scrapped
Fly-O-Plane Eyerley Aircraft Company Fly-O-Plane 1951 1955 Relocated to Kursaal Amusement Park
Flying Saucers Lang Wheels Ferris Wheel 1951 1964 Relocated to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Gallopers Robert Tidman Gallopers 1956 1965 Relocated to Botton's Pleasure Beach
Gallopers Robert Tidman Gallopers 1966 1974 Relocated to Kursaal Amusement Park
Ghost Train Orton & Spooner Tracked Dark Ride 1951 1974 Scrapped
Haunted Goldmine Unknown Tracked Dark Ride 1956 1974 Scrapped
Helter Skelter Supercar Slip/Helter Skelter 1951 1974 Travelling UK
Hurricane Allan Herschell Hurricane 1951 1950s Relocated to Seaburn Fun Park
Hurricane Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1960 1973 Travelling UK
Leaping Lena Spillman Engineering Company Leaping Lena 1951 1950s Unknown
Monte Carlo Rally Lang Wheels Monte Carlo Rally/Speedway 1951 1973 Relocated to Kursaal Amusement Park
Moonrocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1952 1953 Relocated to Clarence Pier
Moonrocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1954 1954 Travelling UK
Moonrocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1955 1955 Exported to South Africa
Octopus Lusse Octopus 1951 1951 Relocated to Clarence Pier
Paratrooper AMECO Upright Paratrooper 1963 1970 Travelling UK
Rotor Orton & Spooner Rotor 1951 1969 Relocated to Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Rotor Orton & Spooner Rotor 1972 1973 Relocated to Dreamland Margate
Satellite Bennett Trabant/Satellite 1965 1974 Travelling UK
Sky Wheels Samuel Butler Sky Wheels 1951 1952 Relocated to Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Super Speedway R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1951 1973 Travelling UK
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1951 1952 Travelling UK
Waltzer Orton & Spooner Waltzer 1952 1974 Relocated to Kursaal Amusement Park
Water Chute Samuel Butler Water Chute 1956 1974 Relocated to Dreamland Margate
Whirlaround Edwin Hall Twist 1962 1963 Travelling UK
World Cruise Unknown Scenic Boat Ride 1951 1974 Scrapped