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Backing for London Paramount theme park

| The continuing saga to build the UK’s biggest theme park has acquired a huge boost after a top Chinese investor fed £100 million into the project | Source: Evening Standard The London Paramount Entertainment Resort, a Disneyland-style park planned for North Kent, has earned its first investment from Chinese construction company SinoFortone. The investment is the first wad of cash raised for the £3.2 billion project, which is planned to host a theme park, theatre, hotels and restaurants. London Paramount boss David Testa said it “reflects the unique economic…

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Spiderman swings into Disneyland for Superhero HQ

Our most loved New York superhero, Spider-Man, will swing into Disneyland resort for the first time ever. His presence will be part of the Super Hero HQ attraction opening at Tomorrowland on November 16. Marvel announced Wednesday that park visitors will get to meet spidey and get an autograph as part of the Marvel comic’s first theme park venture outside of Orlando. In the same online post that Disneyland shared about Spider-Man joining its list of characters, Disneyland said Captain America “is leading the Avengers on a new mission and…

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Eden Project set to grow greenhouses in China

The Eden Project is about to sign a deal to build a £100m China Eden centre in what will be its first big expansion outside of the UK. The Cornwall-based charity is working with developer China Jinmao Holdings Limited on the project in Qingdao, on the east coast of China. A deal is set to be signed in Beijing on Sunday. Sir Tim Smit, who co-founded Eden in 2001, said the project could become as distinctive as the Sydney Opera House. The plan to create an Eden Project-style attraction in…

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