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Local Name:
레고랜드 코리아 기공
Budget:
270M
Announced:
01 Sep 2011
Construction Start:
28 Nov 2014
Opening:
2019
Location:
Chuncheon, Korea
Area:
28 ha
Developer:
Operator:
Feasibility Study / Consultants:
Designers:
Contractors:
Daelim Industrial Company, ELEL Development Company
  1. Michael is offline themeparX Top Investigator
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    Construction delays continue as the use of the land allocated for Legoland is debated because of the ancient relics found during initial excavation





    Sources: http://www.chunsa.kr/?p=26449 and kado.net/?mod=news&act=articleView&idxno=859069

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    Construction contracts have been signed

    Source: http://www.gwjournal.com/news/articleView.html?idxno=3097

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    A Gangwon Province project to build a Legoland theme park on Chuncheon’s Jung Island is facing multiple threats.
    Gangwon Province is now finding itself under heavy fire. Having invested in kind in a 9.76 billion won (US$8.8 million) project site, the province is participating in the project with LL Development as its majority shareholder, with a 44% share. Replying at a Q&A session during an ad hoc meeting on Mar. 16, Gangwon Provincial Council deputy chairman Kim Seong-geun voiced fears about the project, saying the “chances of success with the Legoland construction project, which has dragged on for six years now, are just 1%.”

    But the project‘s delay has been causing side effects all around. The building of a bridge leading into the Legoland finishes around October of this year, with 85.8 billion won (US$77.1 million) in government and other investment. The project’s completion was timed to meet the earlier promised opening date in late 2017. The result will be a Legoland bridge without the Legoland.

    Source: http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/788505.html

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    Further progress towards opening LEGOLAND Korea, targeting 2019
    Source: https://twitter.com/onlinehyde/status/837704918878269440

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    Lots of development on and around the island:



    Source: https://goo.gl/maps/ihdm6ErF6s32

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    I was skeptical about the date being pushed back but it looks like a recent report from LEGO directly (about their revenue and trading) gives the date as 2018 too.

    Legoland thriving
    Legoland parks around the world are thriving, according to its 2016 interims. Revenue increased 11.1 percent compared to 2015.

    There are currently six Legoland parks around the world, including the original one in Billund, with three more on the way in Dubai (opens 2016), Japan (2017) and South Korea (2018).

    Its owner Merlin Entertainment operates over 100 attractions in 23 countries, including Sea Life aquariums, the Alton Towers themepark and the Madame Tussauds museums.
    Source: http://cphpost.dk/news/business/optimistic-about-2016.html

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    Legoland Korea might be delayed until 2018.
    Three brand new Legoland parks are on the way – one in Dubai, which opens this year; one in Japan, which is due to open in 2017; and one in South Korea, which will be ready for visitors in 2018.
    http://cphpost.dk/news/business/legoland-parks-around-the-world-thriving.html

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    Also meant to add this link which is the most recent news confirming it's still going ahead and will open in 2017.

    CEO Nick Varney and Chief New Openings Officer John Jakobsen, both of Britain’s Merlin Entertainments, visited Gangwon-do on November 26 and agreed to step up its cooperation with the province, reaffirming its intention to open the theme park as planned despite the delays caused by the discovery of cultural relics during the excavation of the construction site.
    However, the project still faces the opposition of civic organizations and archeologists, who cite the need to preserve the prehistoric relics that were found on the land to be occupied by the theme park, although 80% of the second phase of their excavation has already been completed.
    Source: http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/invest/bbs.kto?func_name=detail&bbs_cd=news&bbs_seq=33382

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    Almost korean... except the people concerned or having no brain don't want to destroy that island.
    Hi Lord.
    Do you mean that there is local disagreement with building on that Island and this is potentially holding up the build?
    I am trying to find more information on the local area and what is slowing down construction.

    It seems those islands were created by flooding the area due to the Dam build in the 1960's and that it already has some small attractions located there so it seems a bit odd to suddenly care about the area so much it stops a potential tourism asset. http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/ATR/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264430

    Whilst I understand the local residents may feel the LEGOLAND park will destroy some of it's natural beauty it would be interesting to know if this is covering up more important issues i.e. corruption, lack of funding etc which have previously been reported?

    Anyone know any more? Everything has gone quiet online...

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    Briefly saying, it can be delayed for the cultural assets and corruption scandals implicating ex-president of the developer.

    That area is the treasure house of prehistoric remains and nature. Almost korean... except the people concerned or having no brain don't want to destroy that island.

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