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Latest revision as of 15:40, 4 December 2019

Amusement park
Southport Pleasureland
Southport Pleasureland logo.png
Location
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Southport, Merseyside, England
Status Operating
1912 1912
Operator Norman Wallis
Previous names Pleasureland
Website http://southportpleasureland.com/

Southport Pleasureland is an amusement park in Southport, Merseyside, England, UK. In September 2006, the park closed as a permanent theme park and became a location for travelling showmen to place their rides. However, over recent years the park has begun to reinstall more permanent attractions, particularly from defunct parks such as Camelot Theme Park. The park was once owned by the Thompson family, who own the nearby Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Operating[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Carousel Bertazzon Gallopers 2013
Das Fun Schiff HUSS Pirate Ship 2019
Dodgems Reverchon Dodgems 2009
Dumbo Bojux Jets 2017
Enterprise HUSS Enterprise 2018
Flying Chairs Unknown Waveswinger 2012
Frisbee HUSS Frisbee 2017
Fun House Self-built Funhouse 2019
Ghost Train W.G.H. Transportation Engineering Tracked Dark Ride 2013
Granota Bosch Safeco Jump & Smile 2018
Haunted Mansion SBF Visa Group Tracked Dark Ride 2019
I-Bot Emmo Kreekel Twist 2013
Lighthouse Slide Zapfun Tube Slide Unknown
Log Flume Reverchon Log Flume 2012
Re-Mix Tivoli Extreme 2013
Taiga Jet Reverchon Matterhorn 2016
Waltzer H.P. Jackson Waltzer 2011

Closed[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Astroglide Bennett Astroglide 1970 2000 Scrapped
Beach Party Beston Amusement Equipment Disk'O 2015 2018 Unknown
Ben Hur HUSS Ben Hur 1984 1980s Unknown
Ferris Wheel Lusse Ferris Wheel 1939 1954 Unknown
Big Wheel Corbiere Ferris Wheel 2005 2006 Save Dreamland Margate campaign (not used)
Black Hole H.P. Jackson Swirl/Skid 1950s 2006 Scrapped
Caterpillar Harry Traver Engineering Caterpillar 1949 2006 Save Dreamland Margate campaign (not used)
Chaos Chance Rides Chaos 1998 2006 Relocated to Lightwater Valley
Chewits Log Flume Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1991 2006 Scrapped
Cresta Run H.P. Jackson Matterhorn 1976 1983 H.P. Jackson
Cyclone Twist Edwin Hall Twist 1962 1996.c Stored
Desert Convoy I.E. Park Juvenile Track Ride Unknown 2006 Relocated to Knowsley Safari Park
Dive Bomber Lusse Roll-O-Plane 1947 1954 Travelling UK
Dodgems Supercar Dodgems 1962 2006 Template:Scrapped
Dominator F.G.L. Miami 2010 2010 Travelling Spain
Downhill Racer R.J. Lakin Mont Blanc 1975 1975 Travelling UK
Enterprise HUSS Enterprise 2012 2012 Travelling UK
Flying Camels I.E. Park Jets 1999 2006 Relocated to Lightwater Valley
Flying Saucers Lang Wheels Ferris Wheel 1961 1989 Non-guild UK showman
Gallopers Robert Tidman Gallopers 1949 1949 Relocated to Williams' Amusements
Gallopers Thomas Walker Gallopers 1950 2006 Relocated to Trentham Estate
Ghost Train Unknown Tracked Dark Ride 1931 1996 Scrapped
Ghost Train Craynor Construction Tracked Dark Ride 1978 2006 Scrapped
Giant Wheel Helmut Hauser Ferris Wheel 2000 2000 Travelling UK
Giant Wheel Helmut Hauser Ferris Wheel 2010 2010 Travelling UK
Hanseatic HUSS Pirate Ship 1986 1987 Travelling Germany
Haunted Inn Helters Ltd. Walk-Through 1949 2009 Burnt Out
Himalaya Reverchon Matterhorn 1984 2002 Travelling UK
Hurricane Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1956 2002 Scrapped
Jungle River Reverchon Log Flume 2010 2010 Travelling UK
Kingdom In The Clouds Zamperla Ferris Wheel 2013 2016 Unknown
Log Runner Bennett Water Chute 1983 Unknown Scrapped
Lost Dinosaurs of the Sahara Lot Morgan Scenic Boat Ride 1922 2006 Scrapped
Noah's Ark William Strickler Funhouse 1930 1977 Burnt out
Marrakech Express Lang Wheels Juvenile Track Ride 1960s 2006 Scrapped
Meteorite Sam Ward Round-Up 1984 1993 Travelling UK
Miami Fairmatt Miami 2010s 2018 Travelling UK
Mistral Flying Machine Bisch Rocco Flying Scooter 1997 2005 Scrapped
Moonrocket R.J. Lakin / Maxwell Moonrocket 1955 1957 Sold for parts
Mustapha Slide Supercar Slip/Helter Skelter 1949 2006 Travelling UK
Octopus Lusse Octopus 1939 1955 Relocated to Voryd Park
OMG Fabbri Evolution 2013 2015 Unknown
Pirate Ship Zamperla Pirate Ship 2008 2018 Scrapped
Rainbow HUSS Rainbow 1991 1992 Relocated to Fun Acres Amusement Park
Rock 'n' Roll Express Reverchon Matterhorn 2009 2013 Relocated to Billing Aquadrome
Rok 'n' Rol Allan Herschell Looper/Rock 'n' Roll 1988 1990s Scrapped
Sandstorm Hrubetz Round-Up 2004 2006 Save Dreamland Margate campaign (not used)
Satellite Bennett Trabant/Satellite 1965 1974 Relocated to Coney Beach Pleasure Park
Satellite Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1987 1997 Relocated to Frontierland Family Theme Park
Scat Fairplace Scat 1977 1980 Unknown
Scramble H.P. Jackson Speedway 1950s 1970 Travelling UK
Ski Jump Pollard Engineering Flying Coaster 2009 2017 Travelling UK
Sky Diver Bennett Lifting Paratrooper 1973 1996 Travelling UK
Sky Diver Bennett Lifting Paratrooper 2011 2013 Travelling UK
Sky Ride Bennett Cablecars 1974 2006 Save Dreamland Margate campaign (not used)
Space Shot S&S Worldwide Drop Tower 2002 2006 Relocated to Loudoun Castle
Speedway Maxwell Ark/Speedway 1971 1991 Travelling UK
Spiderman Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 2009 2011 Relocated to Craig Tara Holiday Camp
Super Autodrome De-Luxe Lang Wheels Autodrome 1948 1950 Relocated to Fairworld Crimdon Dene
Super Bob Sobema Superbob 2011 2014 Relocated to Tramore Amusement Park
Swirl Unknown Swirl/Skid 1935 1950.c Relocated to Fairworld Seaton Carew
Tagada Eli-Bridge Twist 1997 2006 Travelling UK
Tidal Wave HUSS Pirate Ship 1997 2006 Relocated to M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
Top America Bouchot Superbob 2015 2017 Unknown
Tri-Star Bennett Troika 1974 1983 Relocated to Spanish City Amusement Park
Tri-Star Fairmatt Troika 2013 2016 Exported to USA
Trip To The Moon Unknown Tracked Dark Ride Unknown 1977 Burnt out
Twister Sonacase Twist 2010 2012 Travelling UK
Viking Zierer Pirate Ship 1983 1983 Relocated to Coney Beach Pleasure Park
Waltzer H.P. Jackson Waltzer 1950 1977 Travelling Ireland
Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1969 1997 Relocated to Frontierland Family Theme Park
Waltzer H.P. Jackson Waltzer 1978 2003 Relocated to Hemsby Fun Park
Waterboggan Unknown Dinghy Waterslides 1994 2005 Scrapped
Whirligig H.P. Jackson Whirligig 1954 1950s Travelling UK
XXL Lunapark FS Afterburner 2016 2016 Unknown

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