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Work begins on Abu Dhabi's Warner Bros theme park

The theme park, due for completion by 2018, is situated at Abu Dhabi's Yas Island

Parque Warner, Madrid, Spain. [Image Courtesy: http://www.themeparkreview.com]
Parque Warner, Madrid, Spain. [Image Courtesy: http://www.themeparkreview.com]

Construction works have commenced on the Warner Bros theme park in Abu Dhabi, it was announced on Wednesday, 15 July, 2015. 

The theme park, due for completion by 2018, is situated on Abu Dhabi's Yas Island. 

Warner Bros Entertainment signed a deal in 2007 with Abu Dhabi developer Aldar Properties and the Abu Dhabi Media Company to bring Warner Bros-themed project to the Middle East, Arabian Business reported. 

The partnership includes the construction of a theme park comprising 19 different rides, a hotel and jointly-owned multiplex cinemas, and to form a joint venture fund to finance films and publish video games.

A spokesman for Warner Bros said initial work to prepare the Yas Island site for development was currently underway.

The spokesman said: “With our partners at Miral Asset Management, we have started initial development of the area on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island and expect the project to be completed in 2018," the report added. 

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