Paramount to build massive theme park in UK
If you've ever looked at peoples' holiday snaps when they've been to a Disney theme park, or Universal Studios, and turned green with envy, don't worry yourself, because it looks like the UK is getting its own thing!
Paramount wants to throw £2 billion on building a huge theme park, which is apparently double the size of the Olympic Park.
London Paramount Entertainment Resort, the people behind the venture, want to include all the usual stuff, like rollercoasters and rides, carnivals, music shows, live theatre, and of course, a bazillion stands selling chips.
They're hoping to get a whopping 50,000 people through their doors, every single day.
Now, the bad news - it'll be in Kent.
As this is Paramount, you can expect them to have things that revolve around their own films, which means we could have Star Trek rides, things relating to Mission: Impossible, and more!
As the BBC has some deals with Paramount, there's talk of Doctor Who events and rides too - we're hoping that means being able to drive dodgems that look like daleks, where you can shout 'EXTERMINATE!' at your mum.
There could also be Top Gear related things, for those of you who like comfortable brown shoes.
One great thing, if this comes to be, is that it will create around 27,000 jobs. If you live in London, the area that is being looked at, is only 17 minutes away on the train.
The theme park will be in the Swanscombe Peninsula, which is not far from Dartford and Gravesend, and if all goes to plan, it'll be open in 2021.
Fenlon Dunphy, chief financial officer of London Resort Company Holdings, said: 'This is going to have a hugely significant impact on the economy – we will dovetail into a lot of the other attractions in the area."
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