Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Water Park Remains Open after Further Checks for Safety

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Water Park Remains Open after Further Checks for Safety

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Byline: Sarah Scott Reporter sarah.scott@ncjmedia.co.uk

WET 'n' Wild waterpark nearly had to shut its doors again.

e popular attraction, at Royal Quays in North Shields, was forced to carry out tests on Saturday morning due to issues with water and air temperatures.

is is the second time the waterpark, which reopened this month after a PS1.1m refurbishment, has faced technical problems.

After closing early on Friday, August 8, pool water and humidity levels were checked before it reopened two days later on Sunday.

Andrew Hollywood, marketing manager for Serco who took over the running of the site work-work ing with Moirai Capital Investments, the leaseholders of the site, said the facilities were fully open after confusion following a post on the Wet 'n' Wild Facebook page.

"ey were pre-empting a closure but it never happened," he said.

"If we had had to close we would have just done the same thing and oered refunds but thankfully that has not had to happen. …

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