Attraction Safety

The Attraction Safety Team at Westlakes Engineering carry out in-service and pre-use checks on theme park attractions at some of the largest theme parks in the world including Blackpool Pleasure Beach, LEGOLAND Parks Worldwide and Gold Reef City in Johannesburg.

The team was originally formed in 1986 at the consulting engineers Allott and Lomax and has grown to become one of the world’s leading ride reviewing and inspection bodies.  The team continued to grow and build its reputation through projects such as the Pepsi Max Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and the London Eye.  The team joined Westlakes Engineering in 2015, where they now operate out of the Manchester Office.  Since joining Westlakes they have worked on many projects in the UK and internationally, travelling amongst other places to the USA, Japan, South Africa and Australia.

The Attraction Safety Team at Westlakes is respected within the industry and operates as a type ‘C’ registered inspection body and were delighted to be the first inspection body in the world to have achieved accreditation for the ISO/IEC17020:2012 from UKAS.  The team are registered under the Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme (ADIPS) in the UK, with the BCA in Singapore and with the EMSD in Hong Kong as approved Conformity Assessors and Qualified Ride Surveyors respectively.  The team can provide approval and certification throughout the world to various suites of technical standards including ISO, EN, DIN, JIS and ASTM.

The team provide a full range of services for clients including:

  • In service inspections
  • Pre-use inspections
  • Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Design review
  • Commissioning
  • Consultancy
  • Dynamic analysis


Please click here to download a copy of our Westlakes Engineering Attraction Safety Capabilities Brochure.