City centre zip wire opens in Liverpool

The UK’s first city centre zip-wire ride is to launch in Liverpool this weekend

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Hundreds try out city centre zipwire

Zipwire in Liverpool Credit: ITV

Hundreds of thrill seekers have tried out the latest new attraction in Liverpool. The UK's first city centre zip-wire launched in the city this weekend. It's nearly 1000 feet long and runs high above the city centre. Organisers say they're expecting thousands more to try it out whilst it's in town.

Robin Brown from Mellor Events gave us some statistics on the zipwire:

New attraction for thrill seekers in Liverpool

Visitors to Liverpool will need a head for heights Credit: Mellors Group

The UK's first city centre zip-wire launches in Liverpool this weekend. Thrill seekers will climb a 115 foot station on Church Street and fly over shoppers on a wire at speeds of up to 40mph.

It’s going to be an amazing attraction for Liverpool and will add a real injection of excitement to our high street.

– Tracie Crosbie, Liverpool BID Company
Riders can reach speeds of up to 40mph Credit: Mellors Group


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