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British 'Disneyland' Is Set To Open In 2021

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British 'Disneyland' Is Set To Open In 2021

Britain's very own £2 billion Disneyland-style theme park could be open in Kent as early as 2021.

The London Paramount Entertainment Resort is being built by London Resort Company Holdings, which is financed by Kuwait European Holdings, owned by Kuwait's Al-Humaidi family.

The huge resort will be built on a 388-acre landfill site formerly known as Bamber Pit on the Swanscombe Peninsula between Gravesend and Dartford.

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Developers hope it will soon become home to the biggest theme park in the world.

It has been estimated that London Paramount Entertainment Resort will attract around 50,000 tourists every day coming to visit the huge indoor water park, theatres, restaurants, cinemas, live music venues and event spaces.

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There will also be a number of rides and attractions based on films including The Godfather and Mission: Impossible as well as BBC Worldwide shows and Aardman Animations - including Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run.

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A total of 5,000 hotel rooms will be available for the tourists.

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Dr Merilyn Canet, a councillor for nearby Sevenoaks Northern, told The Independent: "The new resort should be tremendous.

"It will create lots of jobs for the people in the area and should be great fun. We have five years to sort out how to accommodate tourists."

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Fenlon Dunphy, chief financial officer of the company, told The Sun that the attraction will have a huge impact on the economy.

"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," he said.

"It will be a game-changer for much of Kent."

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The resort will create around 27,000 new jobs in the area.

Although the project is said to have suffered a few setbacks from companies from a nearby industrial estate opposing the plans, work is now set to begin in 2018.

Words by Liam Bond

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Image credits: SWNS

Topics: kent, Disneyland, Britain

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