Flamingo Land working to reopen famous Scarborough attraction

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Flamingo Land is looking to reopen Scarborough’s famous waterpark this summer.

Last December, North Yorkshire Council took possession of the Alpamare Waterpark site when the tenant, Benchmark Leisure, went into administration. Going forward, the council has cited the Flamingo Land team as their preferred operator to revive the attraction.

As reported by Propel, Flamingo Land chief executive and owner Gordon Gibb, said: “This is an exciting new venture for us. It’s a big challenge for us but we are always up for a challenge at Flamingo Land. We aim to get Alpamare open to the public again in July.”

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Deputy council leader councillor Gareth Dadd added: “We are delighted to be able to announce that Flamingo Land is our preferred operator. As a council, we never intended to run this ourselves, but instead to find an operator with the right expertise to take it on and get it reopened for the summer season. It is a key visitor attraction on Scarborough’s North Bay and makes a telling contribution as a commercial tourism venture. It is great to be looking to work with a well-established, local and trusted operator.”

We’ll bring you more when we have further information about the Scarborough attraction's future.

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