John Broome CBE the property developer who developed Alton Towers, has passed away
His death was announced by Imperial corporate capital Ltd where he served as a board member.
John Broome was seen as the visionary and the person who Established Alton towers as a theme park.
John Broome, the former Director of Alton Towers, had a vision to transform the historic estate into a brand new leisure attraction. In 1980, with the birth of the Corkscrew, the modern day theme park was created.
A statement from Imperial corporate capital said
“is with profound sadness that I must convey the news of the passing of our esteemed and beloved board member, Mr. John Broome. The entire team at Imperial Corporate Capital is feeling the weight of this significant loss.
John was not just a colleague; he was a visionary and a pioneer whose far-reaching impact on the tourism industry is renowned. From transforming Alton Towers into a landmark theme park to his innovative vision for Camel Creek Resort, John’s creativity and determination were truly extraordinary.”