The high speed train service is attracting development into
One hour seventeen minutes from Kent is a proposal on a 16.5 acre site
to rebuild Dreamland Margate as a London , it is not yet in for planning
permission, but plenty of grant money for the construction has been pledged. Heritage Theme Park
BUT just 17 minutes from the capital on an 872 acre site, also on the HS line, at Swanscombe in
is a proposal to build Kent ’s answer to Euro Disney. Outline planning permission is already
applied for and an estimated opening date of 2017 has been set. Paramount
So where does this leave Dreamland? Yes it is a heritage site not a futuristic attraction but given that theme parks are generally aimed at the younger generation can they be attracted to historic rides, or would they prefer to take a high speed ride on a train to experience the latest in high tech amusement? One interesting observation will be which opens first, if either gets off the drawing board.