Drop Tower Planning Begins

Drop Tower Planning Begins. Chessington’s latest plans are out. With planning documents for a new ride at Chessington appearing online. Available via the Council’s planning portal. Chessington’s new plans are now fully available to see and we’ve got the latest scoop.

Described as being a direct replacement for the park’s ageing and tired top spin ride, Rameses Revenge. The new attraction proposed is a drop tower. The ride is thought to be by SBF Visa. The ride will be just under 100ft tall and will take riders to the top of the tower. Before dropping them back down to the ground with a series of bounces and twists.

Designs and plans for the new attraction also detail a few other changes happening in the Forbidden Kingdom. With plans depicting updated facades amongst the areas now ageing main street. As well as a large themed crocodile themed mouth section which will directly wrap around the base of the tower.

Thought to be themed around the Egyptian deity, Sobek. A lot of work is due to take place soon. Including the relocation of Flying Jumbos. The Jumbo’s will take flight once more. Making room in the Forbidden Kingdom for a new ride to rising. They are planning to land in Adventure Point.

As drop tower planning begins. This is exciting news and we’re excited to see this new attraction progress and take shape. As always, keep an eye on our social channels for all the latest news and updates. Be sure to follow our construction updates. We’ll have updates as soon as work commences and planning is confirmed.

  August 21st 2019