THE theme park dubbed 'UK's Disneyland' is to finally start building work next year.
The huge London Resort, to be built on the Swanscombe Peninsula in Kent, confirmed that building will commence from 2022, when the planning application for the project is expected to be accepted.
The huge London Resort theme park confirmed they will start building next year Credit: The London Resort
The new theme park hopes to open by 2024, but has met local opposition Credit: Getty
Despite meeting local opposition after the area was designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) due to the local wildlife, the park's CEO PY Gerbeau said: "To all the naysayers and doom-mongers, the London Resort is going ahead, as planned."
He also announced that the park would be working with three British firms - Electrosonic, Garmendale and Katapult - with another 65 in the running.
Mr Gerbeau added: "It is a day to celebrate British innovation and technological wizardry.
“We will be the first theme park across Europe to be built from scratch in nearly 30 years."
The theme park has been billed "UK Disneyland" due to it being the most ambitious new attraction in Europe since Disneyland Paris in 1992.
Visitors can start their journey in The Studios, a gritty, modern-day warehouse district with blockbuster action movie features, including high-octane car chases and high-stakes espionage.
Just to the north lies The Woods, an enchanted realm that puts a fresh spin on well-known bedtime stories, fables and fairy tales.
Next to the Woods is The Kingdom, an immersive realm of swords, sorcery, dragons & legend based on legends from King Arthur's England.
Then there is The Isles, a land of giant creatures, mythical beasts and adventures on high-tech rides, and The Jungle, which features ancient ruins of a mysterious long-lost Mesoamerican civilisation to keep young explorers occupied.
The final land called The Starport is a 23rd-century landing zone dedicated to futuristic experiences, alien encounters and science-fiction rides.
When complete, it will be three times larger than any other park in the UK and spanned across 535 acres, the equivalent of 136 Wembley Stadiums.
The theme park will be split into six lands, along with a water park, three hotels and a shopping district
Visitors can start their journey in The Studios, a gritty, modern-day warehouse district with blockbuster action movie features
It will be three times larger than any other park in the UK Credit: The London Resort
It will be the biggest new theme park built in Europe since Disneyland Paris in 1992 Credit: The Mega Agency