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Images: Alton Towers reveals theming plans for 2013's SW7 roller coaster

New images have been released that show the theming elements that will surround Alton Towers' new ride for 2013, the SW7 roller coaster.

The plans, posted to the Staffordshire Moorlands District Council website, show a number of futuristic-styled structures that will surround the ride's circuit

Alton Towers to open Fried Chicken Company restaurant on February 11, 2012

Alton Towers will debut its new Fried Chicken Company restaurant on February 11, 2012, with the outlet replacing Kentucky Fried Chicken in the X-Sector area of the park.

Towers Times reports that the new restaurant will open in time for the park's February half term events. Similar outlets

Alton Towers reveals first interior images of Nemesis Sub-Terra

Alton Towers has launched a new Twitter account dedicated to the new Nemesis Sub-Terra attraction, which will debut on March 24, 2012.

The account, dubbed "Phalanx Control", was created during the last few days. It has begun to steadily drip-feed new information about the new ride, which will

Confirmed: Enterprise and Submission to be closed at Alton Towers throughout 2012

Alton Towers has confirmed that it will close the Enterprise and Submission rides in the X Sector area of the park for the entirety of the 2012 season.

Fan site Towers Times first reported rumours that the two rides, both located close to the Oblivion roller coaster, are to be left standing but

Rumour: Alton Towers to close Enterprise and Submission for 2012 season

Rumours have emerged that Alton Towers will close the Enterprise and Submission rides in the X Sector area of the park for the entirety of the 2012 season.

Fan site Towers Times reports that the two rides, both located close to the Oblivion roller coaster, are set to be left standing but not

New concept art released for Nemesis Sub-Terra at Alton Towers

Alton Towers has released new concept art for its new ride for 2012, Nemesis Sub-Terra, which is due to open to the public on March 24.

The artwork, posted to the Towers Times Facebook page and embedded below, is consistent with the ride's storyline. This will see guests being taken down into

Video: Fan's model shows Alton Towers' SW7 roller coaster's circuit

An Alton Towers fan has released a video showing off a detailed 3D model of the park's new roller coaster for 2013, codenamed "SW7".

The video, embedded below, was produced by YouTube user Nemesis94DJW using the NoLimits software package. It is based on Alton Towers' planning application for

The Big Debate: What do you think of Alton Towers' SW7 roller coaster plans?

This week's poll asks for your views on the plans for Alton Towers' new SW7 roller coaster for 2013.

Images: Plans unveiled for Alton Towers' new SW7 roller coaster for 2013

Alton Towers has submitted a planning application for its world's-first SW7 roller coaster, which is set to feature a huge number of inversions in its compact circuit.

The plans, submitted to Staffordshire Moorlands District Council, include a number of drawings of the new coaster. The ride's

Alton Towers renames new ride for 2012 as Nemesis: Sub-Terra, confirms opening date

Alton Towers has revealed the final name for its new ride for 2012 as Nemesis: Sub-Terra, as well as confirming that it will open to the public on March 24, 2012.

The new name was revealed via the ride's official website, which had previously referred to the attraction as "Nemesis: What Lies

Alton Towers to reveal 2012 ride on New Years Eve

The announcement of Alton Towers' 2012 addition will be made official before the end of the year.

The big reveal is set to take place on New Years Eve, December 31, 2011 at 18:18 local time. 

In October, Alton Towers established a teaser site that referred to the attraction as “Nemesis: What

Planning Applications submitted for Alton Towers' Black Hole

Newly-filed documents may mean changes for the land on which the Alton Towers' Black Hole once resided.

The massive tent that formerly housed Alton Tower’s Black Hole roller coaster last saw life (or death) as the home of the Boiler House haunted attraction during the park’s 2011 Scarefest. Now

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