Acrow Galvanizing has provided its support to the refurbishment of a popular tourist attraction at a renowned theme park on the east coast.
The plant has provided its hot-dip galvanizing treatment to around four tonnes of steel used to renovate log flumes at Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach on behalf of Abro Engineering.
The project saw the plant treat steel used to replace parts of the 11 metre high water ride which required standard maintenance, and included replacing the handrails, the main platform and parts of the flumes. The 25 year old ride is a popular feature in the theme park and frequent use over the years, combined with the corrosive nature of the water, resulted in some of the ride’s steel components requiring replacement.
John Nicholson, Commercial Manager at Acrow Galvanizing, explained: “We were delighted to play a role in the upgrade of the log flume ride, as well as support our long-term customer Abro Engineering with the project. Understandably the ride required maintenance due to its continuous use over the past 25 years, and galvanizing offers the perfect solution for protecting the steel in this type of environment.”
Alan Booth, Director of Abro Engineering, said: “We regularly use Acrow Galvanizing for protecting the steel we fabricate as they offer a good quality finish, which is why we choose to work with them. Although the project wasn’t a full refurbishment, we worked with the park to ensure minimum impact on footfall and Acrow’s quick and convenient service helped to guarantee this.”
By Wedge Group Galvanizing Ltd