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why did wsp close down?

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why did wsp close down?

Post by sam »

i was wondering why wsp closed down in the first place?
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Post by lucazone »


At the same time the LEGO Company were looking at a site in Europe to expand their Park aspects too, and this one came up with its good transport links and high tourist levels.

They then went on to buy a locaiton in California, Germany and Japan
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Post by Paul Scott »

Hi all,

I recently read somewhere that the Safari Park was bought by a hotel and leisure group, who thought it was a great moneymaking opportunity. When they found it wasn't earning as much as they anticipated they voluntarily had it declared bankrupt and sold it on. All for money eh?
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Post by fatman »

Yes indeed, it's a real shame. I'd love to go to a place like this again and I think I would go quite a lot too. It's so unfortunate this world revovles around money. Oh well, at least we have the memories.
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