Shots from outside the park
Early 1980s. Photo taken from an English Tourist Board guidebook. You can see the Space Chase coaster and the Big Wheel, which is sitting where the Dodgems is now.
Early 1990s. Looking east from outside the Three Shells entrance. Big Wheel, Fantasy Dome and Helter Skelter are visible.
Mid 1990s. Pirat Galleon, Barracuda, Fantasy Dome, Crooked House and Helter Skelter are clear.
Mid 1990s. A nice shot of Barracuda in operation. Also visible are Sky Lab, Big Wheel, Pirat Galleon, Fantasy Dome and Crooked House.
Mid 1990s. Another look into the park. Between Pirat Galleon and Barracuda you can see Space Chase operating.
Mid 1990s. Barracuda almost completely upside down.
Mid-late 1990s. New fencing had been installed.
Mid-late 1990s. Looking west into the park. Barracuda is clearly visible, and Crooked House had been repainted.
Late 1990s. The Fireball had been installed. Maintenance work being carried out on Pirat Galleon.
Very late 1990s / early 2000s. Looking east into the Adventure Island side of the park. Clearly visible are Green Scream, Sea Serpents, Archelon, Beelzee Bob's Trail and Mr Smee's Boat Ride.
January 2005. West side. Photo courtesy of Southchurch Village.
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