June 3, 2023

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Then Legoland was not in Belgium

The Merlin Group is putting its plans to turn its old Caterpillar site in Charleroi on hold into Legoland. That Wallon newspaper reports no dr And it will be confirmed to our editors. The Cabinet of Walloon Economics Minister Willi Borsus (MR) is disappointed.

“The Merlin Group has informed us that they no longer wish to build a Belgian Legoland park on Gosselies’ old Caterpillar site.” Walloon Economy Minister Willy Borsus (MR) received news Friday morning that theme park builder Merlin is pulling the plug on a Walloon prestige project. “This is a disappointment, of course,” the minister replies.

The decision is part of the group’s global plan. Marilyn wants to focus on strengthening the existing infrastructure. In August he was informed that the project could still be removed if costs were too high. Although this reason is not mentioned today.

The cost of the new park in Charleroi was estimated at 400 million euros. The plans were a boost to Mayor and PS President Paul Magnette. The project could create 1,000 jobs. The Walloon government wants to continue investigating what it can do with Caterpillar in the future.

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