Construction work for Alton Tower’s 2013 multi-inversion coaster has picked up pace this week. Following new boundary fences that were erected a couple of weeks ago, the task of dismantling the old Black Hole Tent has now begun. Construction workers have been concentrating on removing the canvass-style material to expose the core metal structure which will be removed piece by piece over the coming weeks, no doubts making for a clear site so that ground-works can begin.
Our exclusive photos show the guts of the old attraction where the original colour scheme of cream/green can be seen. The building has stood for a quarter of a century and forms part of the Resort’s original “big” lineup of attractions along with The Corkscrew (now also removed).
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