Clarence Pier

Clarence Pier
amusement park
Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK.
Status Operating
Opened 1861
Operating season March until Late October
Previous names Fun Acres
Billy Mannings

Clarence Pier is an amusement park located at Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK.

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Mad Mouse SBF Visa Group Cyclon Coaster (MX49) March 2, 2019 Operating
Tidal Wave SBF Visa Group Spinning Coaster 5.0 (MX611) April 10, 2019 Operating

Past[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Devil's Chute Orton & Spooner Wooden Wild Mouse 1951 1959 Scrapped
Figure Eight Wooden 1938 1961 Scrapped
Happy Caterpiller Pinfari Family 2018 2018 South Parade Pier
Skyways S.D.C. Galaxi 1980 2017 Scrapped
Speedy Coaster D.P.V. Rides Family 2011 2017 Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
Wild Mouse Maxwell Wild Mouse 1960 1979 Funland Hayling Island

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Operating[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Canyon River SBF Visa Group Log Flume 2020
Diamond Dodgems Barbieri Dodgems 2017
Dumbo Kolmax-Plus Jets 2015
Gallopers John H. Rundle Gallopers 1998
Solent Wheel Technical Park Ferris Wheel 2018
Twister Sonacase Twist 2004
Wild West Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1982

Closed[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Ark R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1937 1944 Travelling UK
Astroglide Bennett Astroglide 1970s 1993 Scrapped
Big Wheel Lusse Ferris Wheel 1947 1960s.c Unknown
Bounce Safeco Jump & Smile 2003 2003 Travelling UK
Breakdance Safeco Breakdance 2015 2015 Travelling UK
Breakdance Safeco Breakdance 2017 2017 Travelling Italy
Calypso Calypso Lang Wheels 1967 1970 Travelling UK
Cavalcade R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1944 1979 Relocated to Joyland Arcade
Chair-O-Plane Unknown Chair-O-Plane Unknown 1964 Travelling UK
Cyclone Moser Rides Extraordinary Bike 2007 2010 Unknown
Disk'O Zamperla Disk'O 2005 2010 Travelling Australia
Dodgems Unknown Dodgems Unknown 1992 Scrapped
Dodgems Lang Wheels Dodgems 1993 1999 Relocated to Symonds Yat Leisure Park
Dodgems Bertazzon Dodgems 2000 2016 Scrapped
Extreme Rotor A.R.M. Rotor 2011 2014 Travelling UK
Flying Saucers Corbiere Ferris Wheel 1964 2000 Relocated to Southport Pleasureland
Gallopers Savage Gallopers 1942 1943 Relocated to Butlin's Skegness
Gallopers Savage Gallopers 1946 1997 Relocated to Folly Farm via John H. Rundle
Ghost Train Orton & Spooner Tracked Dark Ride 1950 1993 Scrapped
Ghoster Coaster Hayes Fabrication Tracked Dark Ride 1989 1989 Travelling UK
Helter Skelter Orton & Spooner Slip/Helter Skelter 1950s 1985 Travelling UK
It's A Small World Ronnie Bentley Tracked Dark Ride 2002 2002 Unknown
Jurassic 3001 Unknown Tracked Dark Ride 1994 2001 Scrapped (cars to Ghost Train)
Lightning Swirl R.J. Lakin Swirl/Skid/Ben Hur 1948 1987 Scrapped
Mega Dance Fabbri Orbiter 2012 2012 Travelling UK
Meteor Cadoxton Engineering Round-Up 1980 1993 Relocated to Butlin's Minehead
Monster Express Carpenteria 2000 Tracked Dark Ride 1996 2001 Travelling UK
Octopus Lusse Octopus Unknown 1950 Relocated to Battersea Funfair
Octopus Lusse Octopus 1952 1965.c Unknown (for sale 1965)
Orbiter Tivoli Manufacturing Orbiter/Extreme 1988 1993 Relocated to Brighton Seafront Amusements
Power Tower Moser Rides Drop Tower 2002 2006 Unknown
Puffa-Chuff Lang Wheels Juvenile Track Ride 1953 Unknown Unknown
Rainbow HUSS Rainbow 1993 1995 Part-exchange with K.T. Enterprises
Rocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1938 1939 Stored
Rocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1954 1961 Scrapped
Rodeo Switchback Savage Switchback 1948 1973 Relocated to Six Flags Great Adventure
Rotor Unknown Rotor/Gravitron 1951 1955 Scrapped
Rotor Unknown Rotor/Gravitron 1960 1969 Unknown (for sale 1969)
Santa Maria Scwarzkopf Santa Maria 1985 1985 Relocated to Barry Island Pleasure Park
Satellite Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1980s 1983 Relocated to Chessington Zoo
Speedway R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1940 1940 Travelling UK
Stratorockets R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1962 1966 Travelling UK
Super Loops Vekoma Super Loop 1984 1993 Exported to South America
Super Trooper Bennett Lifting Paratrooper 1976 2003 Travelling UK
Swing Tower AK Rides Star Flyer 2013 2014 Travelling UK
Swinger William Cartwright Steam Yachts 1969 1979 Travelling UK
Telstar Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1966 1993 Relocated to Peter Pan's Playground
The Glider R.J. Lakin Mont Blanc 1940 1940s Relocated to Grand Parade Amusement Park
Tip Top Tivoli Manufacturing Tip Top/Force 10 1993 1993 Relocated to Brighton Seafront Amusements
Topsy Turvey Reverchon Matterhorn 1987 1993 Relocated to Tramore Amusement Park
Tristar Fairmatt Troika 2009 2009 Travelling UK
Twist Eli Bridge Company Twist 1981 2000 Travelling UK
Twister K.T. Enterprises Twist 2001 2001 Travelling UK
Walt's Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1959 1963 Relocated to Butlin's Pwllheli
Walt's Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1964 1981 Part-exchange with Maxwell
Wave Rave K.T. Enterprises Miami 1996 2001 Travelling Ireland
Whip Vosper Thornycroft Whip 1946 Unknown Unknown
Whirl W.F. Mangels Whip Unknown 1945 Unknown
Whirlaround Edwin Hall Twist 1959 1965 Travelling UK
Wild River Reverchon Log Flume 1998 2009 Travelling UK

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