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What goes around, comes around... at Heathrow

PUBLISHED: 09:43 09 April 2018

Heathrow Airport: Equipment from Terminal 1 is coming up for sale. Luggage coarousel, anyone? Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

Heathrow Airport: Equipment from Terminal 1 is coming up for sale. Luggage coarousel, anyone? Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

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Sharon Griffiths thinks she might have discovered the theme park from hell...

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Yes, you too can spend endless hours of fun sitting in your very own airport terminal.

Heathrow is selling off everything from Terminal 1 which closed in 2015. You can buy the lot – 15 escalators, 2,000 security cameras, 110 checkout desks – stroppy staff not included - those hideously uncomfortable seats and even a couple of baggage carousels.

The kids have always wanted to go round and round on them and now they can.

The whole lot will probably go to other airports but I wouldn’t mind a bet someone will try and snap it all up for the theme park from hell.

Long after the last war ended there were still some Japanese soldiers hiding in the jungle of the Philippines, unaware that the fighting was over. Maybe in the now ghostly Heathrow Terminal One there’s a lonely passenger, still trying to get comfortable on those horrible chairs, wondering if their flight will ever be called…

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