Move over Legoland: UK could get its own Disneyland in five years

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Along with attractions from the oldest major Hollywood studio in existence, the theme park will also feature attractions from BBC Worldwide shows, along with Aardman Animations.

Paramount, which is behind films such as Titanic, the Transformers series, Iron Man and Forrest Gump, will produce rides based on the titles.

A theme park set to rival Disneyland could be open within five years and the good news is: We won't have to travel across the Atlantic to visit.

A sprawling, fantastical mega park is planned for Kent with some 50 rides, rollercoasters and attractions based on Paramount films like Mission: Impossible, Star Trek, and The Italian Job.

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The entertainment resort will be built on the landfill site Bamber Pitt, on the Swanscombe Peninsula between Gravesend and Dartford.

According to The Telegraph, these zones will include, Adventure Isle, Land of Legends, Cartoon Circus, Starfleet Command, Action Square, Port Paramount and Entertainment City.

The park is expected to be themed around Paramount's films What rides and attractions will London Paramount have? "The stage we are going through now is absolutely focused on the development consent order process".

But the project's parent company is forging on, with planning drafts prepared by specialists who have previously worked on EuroDisney and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.

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However, if approved by the Government, building could start in 2019.

"We are working closely with the local authorities, landowners and local community, as well as our other stakeholders, to deliver a global destination attraction".

Percy said: "We will make sure that this experience is for the whole family".

A day ticket is expected to be around £60, with group deals and packages also available. "It's going to be a very fantastic and exciting thing for them", Percy added.

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