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Changing Places at THORPE PARK Resort

  • Wednesday May 30th 2018
  • James

Changing Places, facilities for disabled guests

Islanders!

 

We’ve opened a brand new Changing Places facility to help improve the accessibility of the resort and ensure that every guest can enjoy a day out!

We’ve set this supported by our charity, Merlin’s Magic Wand the new facility includes a hoist, adult changing bed, height adjustable sink, fully accessible shower and plenty of floor space to allow room for two helpers. This space is found in the dome at the resort.

Our Divisional Director Dominic Jones has said: “Ensuring everyone can enjoy a day out with us at Thorpe Park is a huge priority and installing the Changing Places facilities is an important step in our continued commitment to accessibility. We are proud to support the Changing Places campaign and this is a great new facility which will allow us to welcome many more guests to the park.”

Samantha Buck who attended the opening with her 12-year-old son Alfie who has Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy said: “We are really excited about the new Changing Places facilities at Thorpe Park as it means Alfie can be hoisted out of his chair and use a proper changing bench. It means we can now stay for the whole day instead of just a couple of hours then leaving. It is really exciting and an important move forward, there are a lot of other people too who will benefit.”

Changing Places Changing Lives’ is a national campaign calling for toilets with a hoist, changing bench and plenty of space to be installed in big public places throughout the UK.

 

For more information about Changing Places Toilets please see the http://www.changing-
places.org/

 

James

Official THORPE PARK Resort Blogger

Latest information regarding Coronavirus

Further to recent updates from the Government on the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, we have taken the very difficult decision to close Thorpe Park Resort until further notice.

Have a short break booked when the Resort is closed?
Following the latest Government guidelines (issued on 10th May), and given the continued uncertainty about when we will be able to reopen, we are now asking guests with short breaks booked between 1st June up to and including 3rd July to move your booking free of charge (subject to availability). Please visit the Manage My Booking site to rearrange your booking.

Have a Park ticket pre-booked when the Resort is closed?
If you have booked a ticket to visit Thorpe Park Resort during the closure period your ticket will be valid for use on any date during the 2020 season (excluding FRIGHT NIGHTS and pre-advertised closed dates as outlined on our website). Further information for guests with pre-booked and promotional tickets will be published on our website prior to opening.

We are determined to be here for you, your friends and your family offering otherworldly thrills and helping you create fantastic memories as we have done for decades and will continue to do for many more.

We’ll be sharing our full plans soon. In the meantime, please keep smiling, clapping and supporting each other. See you soon!

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