A look at various plans and concepts from both the past and present, for all the rides that Alton Towers have either built, suggested or considered for the park.
It is rare for an attraction to be built without some amount of concept drawings to have been produced, to give an idea of what the attraction will look like. Here we have a look at the concepts for various attractions at the park as well as various plans, and it is worth noting how much some of these attractions changed from the concept stages to what was actually built.
When the park are considering new areas and attractions they often provide several mood boards, showing lots of different options for the same area. These are sometimes used internally to help choose which route the park want to take or in public exercises to gage the opinion of park guests. Here we see some recent examples.
Over the years various ideas the park have thought of adding to the park for one reason or another have not gone ahead, whether due to the park choosing a different direction or the plans not being given planning permission. Below are various projects which didn’t make it beyond the conceptual stage.
Everyone loves a good concept and over the years many people have had a go at coming up with ideas for the park, even their own marketing department. Here are some of our favourite ‘miscellaneous’ concept designs.