Thrill-seekers can now purchase tickets for the longest and quickest zip wire in England because the attraction strikes a step nearer to opening with the topping out of the 15.5-metre dispatch tower at Bluewater retail and leisure vacation spot in Kent.
Sitting atop a 40-metre chalk cliff – making a mixed vertical drop of greater than 180 toes – the roof on the dispatch tower has now been accomplished prepared for the 4, 725-metre zip traces to be added this month as employees add the ending touches to London and the south east’s latest customer attraction.
Set amongst 50 acres of gorgeous parkland at Bluewater, which has been awarded Inexperienced Flag standing for the fifth yr, Hangloose Journey – Bluewater can even be residence to an out of doors skydive machine, Europe’s largest swing and Europe’s largest outside climbing wall, as soon as full.
Robert Goodman, senior centre director at Bluewater, mentioned: “Seeing the dispatch tower near completion provides an actual sense of scale for the construction which can carry thrill-seekers from the cliff edge, greater than 725 metres throughout our parkland.
“With the tower nearly prepared, and the 4 zip traces being put in this month, the thrill is constructing as we create a brand new attraction for the south east of England – we will likely be asserting particulars of the following expertise to open, quickly.
“We could have England’s longest and quickest zip wire and it has already created curiosity from throughout the UK with pre-registration emails obtained from Scotland, Wales, Manchester and Durham, right down to Cornwall within the south-west.
“Including in our retail shops, eating places, bars, leisure, cinema and free parking, Hangloose Journey – Bluewater is much more of a must-visit, day-out vacation spot.
“And never only for individuals dwelling on this a part of the nation, it’ll drive vacationer spend within the area from across the UK and, with our close by high-speed worldwide rail hyperlink, into France too.”