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World of Rides
For over 40 years, World of Rides has been the leading UK manufacturer of childrens leisure rides in the United Kingdom. From our premises in County Durham we supply major shopping centres, retailers, visitor attractions, fun farms, holiday parks, garden centres, family entertainment centres and hospitality centres that include national and single-site operators.

Address
The Fun Factory, 31 Third Avenue, Drum Industrial Estate, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham DH2 1AY

Telephone
+44 (0)191 492 0999
(Please mention leisure-kit.net)

Fax
+44 (0)191 492 0888

Website
www.worldofrides.com
World of Rides news

04 Dec 2015
World of Rides boss starring in Barclays ad campaign

David Robinson, general manager at World of Rides UK, is appearing in a Barclays radio commercial as part of a campaign designed to promote the bank’s international trading and transaction facilities.
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  World of Rides boss starring in Barclays ad campaign
06 Jan 2014
World of Rides launches child-only bumper car

World of Rides is launching a new mini-sized bumper car ride to complement its larger twin-seat parent and child bumper cars.
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  World of Rides launches child-only bumper car

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