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Wooden Roller Coasters


Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters

To be honest it is really hard to actually think of what is the best icon in Britain because there are just too many! The wooden roller coaster would have never come to mind if I didn't look at the nominations, now I would say that this is definitely one of the top ICONS. It is something that people will look at and be reminded of Great Britain - a lot like the Spitfire...I live approximatly 10 miles from DreamLand in Margate and luckily I have have been on it plenty of times. Due to selfishness and greed of people in this country Dreamland has shutdown. The roller coaster I believe has an uncertain future - from what I have read there will be flats or a supermarket built round it. This is so unfortunate, people just don't seem to realise the hard work and ingenuity that would have gone into building something like this.

Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters posted 2007-11-26 by Robert Hopkins from Herne Bay, Kent


Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters

The steel Roller Coasters do not give the ride you get from a Wooden Roller Coaster so we must keep the woodies going as we do not have many left.

Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters posted 2006-11-13 by Alan from Kent


Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters

I definately think wooden coasters deserve more recognition as they are a symbol of the Great British seaside holiday. This is important because it is an institution of the masses rather than a structure for the elite. I feeel that history so often forgets the working class, and that protecting more wooden coasters would atleast be recognition of the need to change.

Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters posted 2006-11-12 by Neil Wislon from Banbury


Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters

i totally agree these coasters are out heritage and they must be listed structures !!!!!

Comment on Wooden Roller Coasters posted 2006-11-12 by David Robinson from blackburn