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Local Name:
The London Resort
Budget:
3.2B
Announced:
08 Oct 2012
Construction Start:
Opening:
2024
Location:
Area:
353 ha
  1. Interesting article below, sheds some further light on what might be inside the resort once opened!

    http://www.themedwire.co.uk/2013/03/06/exclusive-plans-unveiled-for-paramount-studios/

  2. I have it on good authority that they have secured £1 billion in private funds already and that an opening in 2018 is still very much on the cards. Great news.

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    Developers behind plans for a Paramount theme park have welcomed the Chancellor's announcement about the creation of a new garden city in Kent.

    London Resort Company Holdings said in a short statement it believes Mr Osborne's plans for 15,000 new homes in Ebbsfleet will "help to consolidate the exciting vision for the area".

    The firm wants to build a £2bn entertainment complex on the Swanscombe Peninsula, next to Ebbsfleet, creating 27,000 jobs.

    The Chancellor's announcement at the weekend is yet another boost to the plans after it was announced in December that Swanscombe would not be considered as a location for a new Thames crossing.
    Source:
    http://www.kentonline.co.uk/kent_business/news/developers-welcome-city-plans-14292

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    One of the routes for a new Thames crossing has been ruled out today - safeguarding an area earmarked for the huge Paramount theme park project.
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    http://www.kentonline.co.uk/dartford_messenger/news/thames-crossing-10072/

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    Plans to build a power plant with a 213 foot chimney in Swanscombe are being opposed by Dartford council over fears it will impact on Paramount Park.
    Planning officer Sonia Bunn said: "Concern has been raised that the proposal will be detrimental to the proposals for the theme park on Swanscombe Peninsula, but as a planning application has not been submitted for this development yet this cannot specifically be taken into account.
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    http://www.kentonline.co.uk/gravesend_messenger/news/power-plant-plan-for-swanscombe-6723/

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    Kuwaitis' Kent resort

    18 October 2013: Owners of Ebbsfleet United to invest in 900 acre Paramount Park theme park
    Source:
    http://www.propertyweek.com/news/news-by-region/kuwaitis-kent-resort/5062287.article

  7. The Paramount Park London boss is realistic. He just 'hopes'.

    The boss in charge of the Paramount Park project told Ebbsfleet Academy pupils: “We’re looking forward to working with you.” The former Swan Valley Community School reopened as Ebbsfleet Academy on September 6, and held an official opening on Thursday.

    Paramount park boss Tony Sefton was among the guests, along with his wife celebrating their wedding anniversary, to discuss how pupils will be able to work at the park.

    The company will have an office based at the school.

    He said: “I came to Swanscombe three years ago. I was in a meeting saying we needed to find about 800 acres and everywhere we looked was rubbish.

    “We are building one of the biggest theme parks in the UK and then some bloke said why don’t you try Swanscombe?

    “Your town is amazing – you’re on top of a hill and you’ve got these little pockets around you that are getting filled up, one with a shopping centre and I hope another with Paramount Park.”
    Source:
    http://www.kentonline.co.uk/gravesend_messenger/news/pupils-urged-to-get-jobs-6519

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    Audience backs no single Thames crossing option at Thamesview school meeting
    Gravesham Council leader Councillor John Burden told the audience the council opposes all three options, while option B would put the proposed Paramount Park theme park at Swanscombe in jeopardy.

    He said: "You are going to be losing 27,000 jobs in the immediate area if you go for B. I am therefore very worried we are consulting on three options when we actually know one of them has no legs anyway."
    Source:
    http://www.newsshopper.co.uk/news/10530632.Audience_backs_no_single_Thames_crossing_option_at_Gravesend_meeting/

  9. A second river crossing at the Swanscombe Peninsula could scupper plans for a £2 billion Paramount theme park and 28,000 jobs, a boss has warned today.
    'scupper' means destroy by the way

    The Department for Transport is today expected to unveil three options for possible crossing locations - and one is widely tipped to be Swanscombe.

    It follows extensive consultation over recent months and years of talks about how to ease traffic at the Dartford Crossing.

    Tony Sefton, head of London Resort Company Holdings, the Paramount project developer, was taken aback by the speculation.
    "It could really scupper plans. We are in the final throes of negotiating a very large investment and this makes it very difficult."
    News coming from
    http://www.kentonline.co.uk/gravesend_messenger/news/Paramount-Park-980/

    Goodbye to another Paramount theme park project? LOL

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    hello to everyone, i am trying to find out if anyone knows of how to offer my services as a scenery sculptor/artist on the scheduled paramount project in the uk.?
    thanks in advance

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