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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.

29th May 2019

We’re hiring! – Mechanical Design Engineer

We're looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team with experience of using Solidworks and AutoCad.

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22nd May 2019

We continue to innovate

We have designed an entirely new electric car track retention system design made from a mix of steel and a new polypropylene compound that is a total game changer.

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10th April 2019

The Planes are flying home to Oakwood Theme Park Aerodrome

Here’s a sneak preview of some of the planes from the Aerodrome Ride at Oakwood Theme Park having been completely refurbished and repainted.  Each of the planes has been totally stripped down, before priming and painting.  They have been repainted in a new suite of brighter colours, but more will be revealed when we show […]

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10th April 2019

The Silver Trains are on their way home to Oakwood Theme Park

Back in November, we showed you a job we were working on for Oakwood Theme Park in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It was to refurbish the Silver train from the unbelievably cool Megafobia Roller Coaster. It’s such a well loved ride that it even prompted one man, Mark Lewis to have it tattooed on his arm. The […]

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13th March 2019

We think we’re turning Japanese

Over recent months, the Garmendale team have been slowly turning Japanese. It's a new market for us and we have just completed one of our best rides to date.

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6th February 2019

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

At Garmendale, we have created train rides since the 1980s. Our range of electric cars have been delivering fun and excitement for kids at both Legoland Windsor and Sundown Adventureland for many years. But finally we have some planes to add to our collection. The planes from Oakwood Theme Park are part of their Aerodrome […]

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10th January 2019

Balfour Beatty Rail Chassis, Refurbished and back on track

Balfour Beatty Rail is a seriously impressive business that is changing the face of UK rail transport. Established more than 100 years ago, their work covers all aspects of rail infrastructure for track, electrification, civils and power supply systems. They also have a quite remarkable fleet of specialist railway plant that is used to lay […]

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19th December 2018

Merry Christmas from the Garmendale team

  Christmas time is upon us again and after a hectic year we are ready for a short shutdown to recover and prepare for the year ahead. We hope your own year has been as successful and you are entering 2019 refreshed and ready to go. Our offices will be closed from Friday 21st December […]

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21st November 2018

The Pirate Ship at Twinlakes Theme Park Service and NDT Testing

The Pirate Ship at Twinlakes in Melton Mowbray is one of those ‘rites of passage’ rides that some kids love and others look at in fear for years, without ever quite having the nerve to ride. Originally built by Zamperla in 1987, it’s been a centrepiece of their Labyrinth Venture Zone since it was installed […]

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