Ocean Beach Pleasure Park

Amusement park in the United Kingdom

Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England, UK
Status Operating
Owner Sheeran Family
Website http://oceanbeach.co.uk/
Entrance to the park

Ocean Beach Pleasure Park is an amusement park in South Shields, Tyne & Wear, England, UK.


The park is located 1.2 km (0.8 miles) walk from the combined South Shields Tyne and Wear Metro and bus station.

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Big Apple Pinfari Kiddie 1999-2002
Speedy Coaster D.P.V. Rides Kiddie 2018


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Cat & Mouse Pinfari Sit-Down 1999 2016 Sam's Fun City
Crash Test Cedeal Rides Spinning
Wild Mouse
2018 2018 Relocated to Southport Pleasureland
Crash Test Cedeal Rides Spinning
Wild Mouse
2020 2023
Galaxy SDC Sit-Down 1996 or earlier 1998 Unknown
Kiddies Circus Coaster B. A. Schiff & Associates Kiddie 1991 or earlier 1999 Travelling UK
Runaway Train SBF Visa Group Family During 2016 Unknown


Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Break Dance HUSS Breakdance 2023
Crazy Cottage Self-built Walk-through 1979 or earlier
Dodgems Supercar Dodgems 2024
Dumbo Kolmax-Plus Jets 2016
Helter Skelter Supercar Helter Skelter 1985 or earlier
Jungle Madness Barbisan Funhouse 2010
Miami Surf Kolmax-Plus Miami 2008
Pirate Ship Güven Amusement Rides Factory Pirate Ship 2023
Snow Jet SBF Visa Group Matterhorn 2022
Super Jumper SBF Visa Group Jump & Smile 2023
Twist Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 1983
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1987
Waveswinger Preston & Barbieri Waveswinger 2016
Wild River Reverchon Log Flume 2023
Zombie W.G.H. Transportation Engineering Tracked Dark Ride 2021


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Acrobat Sam Ward Acrobat 1996 1996 Travelling UK
Astronaut Hughes Bolckow All-Round 1980s c.1991 Relocated to Nero Park
Atmos Fear Technical Park Frisbee 2017 2017 Travelling UK
Bounce Nation Safeco Jump & Smile 2018 2022 Travelling UK
Break Dance HUSS Breakdance 2020 2022 Travelling UK
Chair-O-Plane Unknown Chair-O-Plane 1994 1994 Relocated to Bayside Fun Park
Circus King Barbisan Funhouse Unknown 1997 Travelling UK
Crazy Dance Kolmax-Plus Miami 2004 2007 Travelling UK
Crazy Frog Safeco Jump & Smile 2007 2009 Returned to Safeco
Disco Speedway Unknown Ark/Speedway 1931 1983 Travelling UK
Dive Bomber Lusse Roll-O-Plane 1955 1957 Travelling UK
Dodgems Maxwell Dodgems Unknown 1998 Scrapped
Dodgems Bertazzon Dodgems 1999 2020 Unknown
Dodgems CBK Technik Group Dodgems 2021 2023 Travelling UK
Dreams Live Technical Park Moondance 2015 2015 Travelling UK
Dreams Live Technical Park Moondance 2017 2017 Travelling Netherlands
Easy Rider Maxwell Ark/Speedway 1988 1991 Stored
Energizer Cadoxton Engineering Round-Up 2010 2013 Travelling UK
Enterprise HUSS Enterprise 2000 2000 Relocated to Lightwater Valley
Freak Out KMG Afterburner 2016 2016 Travelling UK
Freak Out KMG Afterburner 2018 2019 Travelling UK
Freeway Sobema Superbob 2006 2018 Travelling UK
Gallopers Savage Carousel 1953 1965 Travelling UK
Ghost Hunt Shenyang Chuangqi Amusement Equipment Tracked Dark Ride 2007 2020 Scrapped
Ghost Train Alf Biddall Tracked Dark Ride Unknown 2006 Travelling UK
Ice Jet Bertazzon Matterhorn 2019 2021 Travelling UK
Indiana Nottingham UK Miami 2000 2001 Travelling UK
Inverter A.R.M. Inverter 2005 2005 Travelling UK
Log Flume Unknown Log Flume 2019[1] 2022 Exported Middle East
Magic Mountain Reverchon Log Flume 1989 1993 or later Unknown
Mississippi Madness Robles Bouso Atracciones Funhouse c.2002 2007 Relocated to Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko
Oblivion A.R.M. Ranger 2005 2005 Travelling Czech Republic
Paratrooper Hrubetz Lifting Paratrooper 1985 2007 Travelling UK
Pirate Ship Zamperla Pirate Ship 2009 2022 Exported Bulgaria
Playstation Nottingham UK Miami 1999 2000 Travelling UK
Pod Racer Sobema Matterhorn 2006 2009 Travelling UK
Power Surge Zamperla Power Surge 2007 2014 Travelling UK & Asia
Roulette A.R.M. Trabant/Satellite 2013 2014 Relocated to Bayside Fun Park
Scream Fabbri Air Diver 2012 2015 Travelling Netherlands
Sea Storm Mack Rides Sea Storm 2022 2022 Relocated to Kingoland
Shark Island Shenyang Chuangqi Amusement Equipment Fight Shark Island 2008 c.2013 Relocated to Animal Farm Adventure Park
Ski Jump John Rennie Flying Coaster 1993 1996 Travelling UK
Sky Diver Bennett Paratrooper 2018 2019 Travelling UK
Sky Diver Bennett Paratrooper 2021 2022 Travelling UK
Snow Jet Reverchon Matterhorn 2000 2003 Travelling UK
Speed Buzz KMG Booster 2021 2021 Travelling UK
Spring Break KMG Frisbee 2020 2022
Superbowl K.T. Enterprises Superbowl/Flipper 2016 2016 Travelling UK
Supreme Waltzer Orton & Spooner Waltzer 1963 1981 Scrapped
Swinging Gyms Modern Products Swinging Gyms 1984 c.1985 Travelling UK
Swirl Unknown Swirl/Skid/Ben Hur 1948 1953 Travelling UK
Swirl Ride R.J. Lakin Swirl/Skid/Ben Hur 1994 1990s Scrapped
Tagada Soriani & Moser Tagada 2016 2016 Travelling UK
Terminator K.T. Enterprises Miami 1998 1998 Travelling UK
Top Flip Fabbri Top Spin 1999 2000 Relocated to Butlin's Bognor Regis
Trapeze K.T. Enterprises Miami 1993 1993 Travelling UK
Traum Boot Weber Ranger 1987 c.1992 to Nauta Bussink
Tunnel Of Love Lang Wheels Caterpillar 1983 1980s Scrapped
Wild Thing SDC Tagada 2007 2014 Travelling UK
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1982 1982 Travelling UK
Waltzer Maxwell Waltzer 1983 1984 Relocated to Barry Island Pleasure Park
Waltzer Orton & Spooner Waltzer 1986 1986 Travelling UK
Waveswinger Mardi Gras Waveswinger 2010 2012 Travelling UK
Wild Thing SDC Tagada 2008 2014 Travelling UK


  1. Ward, Verity (2019-04-19). "Crowds flock to South Shields seafront - despite Bank Holiday Metro work fears". The Shields Gazette. Retrieved 2022-11-20.

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