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Dismaland Disassembled and Sent to France

By Gary Cutlack on at

The short-lived thrill of Dismaland is coming to an end, with creator Banksy revealing that he's issued the order to have his ironic nightmare of a theme park taken to pieces -- with any useful bits sent on to help refugees.

Timbers and any worthwhile structural stuff will be sent to the refugee camp outside Calais known locally as the Jungle, with Dismaland operators saying lumps of the former bemusement park will hopefully be used to build shelters, dubbing this transfer of assets the opening of Dismaland Calais.

This means regional franchise Dismaland Weston-super-Mare is now closed, with work to take it to pieces and return its derelict lido setting back to full dereliction starting today. [Dismaland]