The big unveiling – A theme park ride in construction – Part 7

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21 Sep The big unveiling – A theme park ride in construction – Part 7

Today at the European Attractions Show (EAS) in Barcelona, we unveiled the completed sleigh and can now reveal that the project we have been talking about for the last few months is the new Magic Sleigh Ride for Santa Park in Rovaniemi, Finland.

If you look at the dates, the first post about the new build ride project was on 14 July this year and only nine weeks later, we have a finished ride. The whole consignment of cars will be completed in a further four weeks and shipped to Finland to be installed in plenty of time for their busy Christmas period.

The unveiling itself saw David Shelmerdine and Katja Ikäheimo-Länkinen from Santa Park pulling back the cover to reveal the finished sleigh. To say we are all delighted with the end result is an understatement, so for once, we’ll let the pictures do the talking.

 

Garmendale at EAS L-R Zoe Shelmerdine, Katja Ikäheimo-Länkinen Santa Park, David Shelmerdine

Garmendale at EAS L-R Zoe Shelmerdine, Katja Ikäheimo-Länkinen Santa Park, David Shelmerdine

Katja Ikäheimo-Länkinen Santa Park and David Shelmerdine of Garmendale prepare to unveil the sleigh ride

Katja Ikäheimo-Länkinen Santa Park and David Shelmerdine of Garmendale prepare to unveil the sleigh ride

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And then for those of you have been following the build from scratch on the blog, here’s some images of the finished sleigh.

Santa Park Magic Sleigh Ride by Garmendale

Santa Park Magic Sleigh Ride by Garmendale

Santa Park Magic Sleigh Ride by Garmendale

Santa Park Magic Sleigh Ride by Garmendale

Santa Park Magic Sleigh Ride by Garmendale

Santa Park Magic Sleigh Ride by Garmendale