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Take a look through some of our featured blog posts where we have displayed a handful of our accomplishments. Updated regularly so stay tuned for future content.

18th December 2019

Seasons Greetings from all of us at Garmendale

It’s coming to the end of another year and time for us all to have a few days break to rest, reflect and prepare for the new year ahead. 2019 has been another milestone year for us with some of our most exciting and high profile projects in our near 40-year history. We’ve delivered our […]

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2nd December 2019

Tom Malandain – How I became a theme park ride design engineer

The Garmendale team is full of talented engineers, many of whom came through different paths to reach their goal. So, in the hope of inspiring a whole new generation of young engineers, we thought we’d share a series of interviews with them, starting with one of the youngest first. Tom Malandain, 23, joined Garmendale as […]

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15th November 2019

Log Flume Refurbishment completed

Refurbishing log flumes can be a tricky business but, no sooner has our latest water ride refurb project arrived, it’s completed and on its way out of the factory again. It’s back on its way to a new home and looking as good as when it first left the factory in 2009. In just 27 […]

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15th October 2019

Log flume refurbishment

Winter at Garmendale always brings in some of our most interesting work and for the last few years, we have completed a number of log flume refurbishment projects. The latest one to arrive at the workshop looks in a slightly sorry state but that’s more to do with the fact that it’s been sat in […]

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2nd October 2019

A Passion for Metal Fabrication

We're passionate about Metal Fabrication. It has been at the heart of our culture and the centre of our business for over 50 years. We live and breathe it.

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20th September 2019

Another great IAAPA Show

Another IAAPA is over and the team are tired and heading home. It’s been a hugely successful show with more visitors and more enquiries than ever before.  We launched our brand new ride ‘Kai’s Sky Masters’ for Legoland Japan and we showcased our whole range of rides for theme parks and attractions.  Talking about the […]

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17th September 2019

Kai’s Sky Masters – Legoland Japan

Welcome to our most recent ride. The brand new Lego Ninjago themed ride, designed, built and installed for Legoland in Japan.  The ride, called Kai’s Sky Masters was designed and built in-house by the Garmendale Engineering team and completed in just under nine months. It is an aerial roundabout, complete with interactive targets and shooting […]

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3rd September 2019

Snowdon Mountain Railway – Six years later

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is a narrow gauge rack and pinion railway in the UK and winds through spectacular scenery to take visitors the 4.7miles from Llanberis to the 1,085m Summit of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. In 1894, work began on the construction of the Snowdon Mountain Railway. It had taken over 20 […]

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6th August 2019

See you in Paris at IAAPA Europe

It’s that time of year again when the whole team pack up and take themselves off to the shows in Europe and the US. This year, EAS has been re-branded to become the IAAPA Expo Europe and it’s being held in Paris at the Porte de Versailles on the outskirts of the city. It’s around […]

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