Thorpe Park used as Flood Rescue Centre

By Michael Mander

Popular Theme Park Thorpe Park is being used as a flood rescue centre in Surrey.

Local residents are being taken to Thorpe Park by fire engine as floods hit the UK.

The lake surrounding the park is higher than normal, but has not flooding the resort.

On Facebook, the resort has said: ” We’re okay at the moment but sadly many of our local residents aren’t so lucky”

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(ITN) Flood water surrounds Thorpe Park
(ITN) The water has stayed out of Thorpe Park
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