Spanish City Amusement Park

Amusement park in the United Kingdom
Spanish City Amusement Park
Spanish City entrance dome 2010.jpg
The former park entrance as it appeared in 2010
Location
Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, England, UK
Status Defunct
Closed 2000

Spanish City Amusement Park was an amusement park located in Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, England, UK. The park ceased trading at the end of the 2000 season.

Past roller coasters

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Big Dipper Unknown Side Friction May 1910 1975 Scrapped
Bo-Bo Diego Cavazza Kiddie 1989 or earlier 2000 Relocated to Funland Hayling Island
Corkscrew Vekoma Sit-Down June 1983 1989 Relocated to Flamingo Land
Cyclone Pinfari Sit Down 1990 2000 Relocated to Lightwater Valley
Virginia Reel Henry Elmer Riehl Spinning 1927 1956 Scrapped

Past attractions

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Airsport Jets Maxwell Jets 1953 1953 Travelling UK
Ark R.J. Lakin Ark/Speedway 1933 1936 Travelling UK
Astronaut Hughes Bolckow All-Round 1968 1980s Travelling UK
Big Wheel Hayes Fabrication Ferris Wheel 1984 1991 Relocated to Seaburn Fun Park
Cakewalk Unknown Cakewalk 1985 1993 Relocated to Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre
Caterpillar Lang Wheels Caterpillar 1957 1962 Relocated to Redcar Amusement Park
Chair-O-Plane Unknown Chair-O-Plane 1960 1963 Travelling UK
Coaster Aero Affiliates Flying Coaster 1978 1980 Travelling UK
Cyclone 2000 Bennett Twist 1989 1996 Travelling UK
Demons Den Unknown Tracked Dark Ride Unknown 1991 Burnt out
Demons Den Supercar Leisure Tracked Dark Ride 1992 2000 Scrapped
Dive Bomber Lusse Roll-O-Plane 1947 1963 Relocated to Tower Pleasure Grounds
Dive Bomber Lusse Roll-O-Plane 1970 1970 Travelling UK
Dodgems Maxwell Dodgems Unknown 1990s Scrapped
Dodgems I.E. Park Dodgems 1990s 2000 Relocated to Billing Aquadrome
Easy Rider Maxwell Ark/Speedway 1961 1985 Relocated to Seaburn Fun Park
Gallopers Thomas Walker Gallopers 1937 1945 Travelling UK
Gallopers Savage Gallopers 1960 1962 Travelling UK
Gallopers Robert Tidman Gallopers 1963 1985 Relocated to Seaburn Fun Park
Gallopers Howcroft Carriage Works Gallopers 1986 2000 Travelling UK
Helter Skelter Supercar Helter Skelter 1957 1960s Unknown
Helter Skelter Windmill Engineering Helter Skelter 1996 2000 Relocated to Pleasurewood Hills
Hurricane Hrubetz Ramba Zamba/Swingaround/Hurricane 1983 1986 Exported to USA
Hurricane Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1963 1983 Relocated to Morecambe Winter Gardens
Hurricane Jets Lang Wheels Jets 1987 1990 Scrapped
Meteorite Sam Ward Round-Up 1981 1983 Relocated to Pleasureland Southport
Monster's Revenge Maxwell / Tivoli Manufacturing Polyp 1982 1985 Relocated to Seaburn Fun Park
Mont Blanc Maxwell Mont Blanc 1960 1974 Relocated to Coney Beach Pleasure Park
Moonrocket R.J. Lakin & Maxwell Moonrocket 1949 1949 Travelling UK
Noah's Ark Unknown Ark/Speedway 1931 1932 Travelling UK
Octopus Lusse Octopus 1952 1979 Travelling UK
Pirate Zamperla Pirate Ship 1984 1995 Relocated to Rainbow Park
Satellite Bennett Trabant/Satellite 1978 1979 Travelling UK
Satellite Bennett Trabant/Satellite 1981 1982 Travelling UK
Satellite Bennett Trabant/Satellite 1997 2000 Travelling UK
Scenic Railway Savage Gondola Switchback/Scenic Railway 1913 1914 Travelling UK
Scenic Railway Savage Gondola Switchback/Scenic Railway 1919 1926 Relocated to Redcar Amusement Park
Sea Serpents Savage Gondola Switchback/Scenic Railway 1927 1927 Travelling UK
Sensational Spectrum Skid Orton & Spooner Swirl/Skid/Ben Hur Unknown 1970 Travelling UK
Ski Jump Lang Wheels Flying Coaster 1986 1987 Travelling UK
Slide H.P. Jackson Giant Slide 1970s 1985 Relocated to Fort Regent
Super Trooper Bennett Lifting Paratrooper 1980 1985 Relocated to Seaburn Fun Park
Super Trooper Bennett Lifting Paratrooper 1986 1994 Travelling UK
Superbobs Reverchon Matterhorn 1986 1991 Travelling UK
Swirl Unknown Swirl/Skid/Ben Hur Unknown 1955 Relocated to Portobello Amusement Park
Swivelling Skid Hayes Fabrication Swirl/Skid/Ben Hur 1979 1985 Relocated to Seaburn Fun Park
Telecombat I.E. Park Jets 1991 2000 Stored at Seaburn Fun Park
Tri-Star Bennett Troika 1984 1984 Travelling UK
Tunnel Of Love Lang Wheels Caterpillar c.1975 1980 Travelling UK
Twist Edwin Hall Twist 1961 1983 Travelling UK
Twist Bennett Twist 2000 2000 Travelling UK
Twister Sonacase Twist 1984 1989 Travelling Ireland
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1948 1981 Relocated to Lovett's Amusement Park
Waltzer R.J. Lakin Waltzer 1982 1991 Burnt out
Waltzer H.P. Jackson Waltzer 1992 2000 Relocated to Rainbow Park (Hunstanton)
Water Chute Unknown Water Chute 1909 1926 Scrapped

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