Today we look back to the 1960s, which would be the beginning of the end of the Kursaal in Southend. This is a wonderfully vibrant advert for a park that operated over 70 years, dominated by the famous Cyclone roller coaster, but also offering a myriad of other rides, attractions and sideshows.
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� Did you know?
The Belle Vue Bobs roller coaster cost £20,000 to construct and operated for forty one years, carrying 40 million riders