1986 Wonderworld, Corby cont...

...luxury hotels, acres of landscaped  
parks and an enormous entertainments   
complex. It is forecast that up to 4   
million visitors will use Wonderworld  
each year and create the need for a new
rail link and even an airport.         
One problem caused by the consistent   
rumours of both its start and          
abandonment is that other employers are
not coming to Corby in case they lose  
their potential workforce.             

Map of the area

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