Timeline for Paramount Park in Swanscombe revealed ahead of public consultation
What Paramount Park could
look like on Swanscombe Peninsula
People will be able to have their say on proposals for a
massive theme park in Swanscombe within weeks, it has been
The man behind the Paramount Park project has announced a
public consultation is set to begin in January.
Tony Sefton told a meeting in Gravesend last night a
planning application for the Disney-style project will
be submitted by the autumn.
It is hoped plans will be approved by September 2014 - with
construction possibly beginning as early as July 2015.
The £2billion scheme will see the third largest theme park in
the world built on the Swanscombe peninsula - with the support
of Hollywood film giant Paramount Pictures.
Mr Sefton, pictured left, said he was confident funding
would be secured and said he was "fighting off" investors desperate
to be involved in the project.
He added if a second Thames
crossing were to come to Swanscombe, the park would not be built
Full funding for the park, which has
10,000 pages of reports to its name, should be announced by next
Mr Sefton also revealed the park would
stage a daily carnival from 5.15pm and an evening show that would
run until about 11pm.
Paramount Park will feature Europe's largest indoor water park,
theatres, live music venues, attractions, cinemas, restaurants,
event space and hotels.
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