Spanish City Amusement Park

Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, England, UK

Defunct, Operated from 1899 or earlier to 2000

Defunct Roller Coasters (6)

NameTypeDesignOpenedClosed
Bo-BoSteelSit Down2000
CorkscrewSteelSit Down1980 - 19811980 - 1982
CycloneSteelSit Down1991 or earlier2000
Figure Eight RailwayWoodSit Down4/12/19091975
Social WhirlWoodSit Down1899 or earlier1910
Virginia ReelWoodSit Down19251950s

Details

Former names:Pleasure Gardens (1899 or earlier to 1909)
History:Designed by Robert Burns Dick who was also the architect for Newcastle's Laing Art Gallery. The domed Empress Ballroom served as the entrance to the park and considered a trade mark of the town. The ballroom is the only remains of Spanish City today.
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