View Full Version : Blackpool Pleasure Beach Icon Construction Update - 18th January 2018

January 21st, 2018, 20:25
Theme park worldwide are back at Blackpool Pleasure Beach which this year will be home to Icon, one of two major rollercoasters coming to the UK this year, heres the news from them and the vlog:

Back in September 2016 Blackpool Pleasure Beach announced that they were going to build a brand new roller coaster manufactured by Mack Rides. In this series of videos we'll be following the build of Icon with numerous updates from the site at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Icon will reach heights of 88.5ft with drops of up to 82ft. It will interact 15 times with five other Blackpool Pleasure Beach rides including the iconic Big One, Steeplechase, Big Dipper, Pleasure Beach Express and the Grand Prix.In our most action packed ICON update, we see both supports and track be lifted into place for the air time hill that will pass through The Big One. We share footage from this exciting moment that happened during the afternoon of Thursday 18th January 2018. Along with that we share more updates from the closed season at Blackpool Pleasure Beach including work on The Flying Machines, Infusion and The Big One.