The Granada Studios complex operated as a theme park between 1988 and 1999. The park built the infamous Skytrak ride, the world's first flying roller coaster.
Skytrak was designed and built by Skytrak International, a subsidiary of Fairpoint Engineering, based in the small village of Adlington. Maurice Kelly, managing director of the park hailed the ride prior to its debut stating that, "Nobody has ever seen or experienced anything like it before. Not only are passengers out there on their own, they're actually flying head first, with the incredible sensations of solo flight."
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