Thousands of people went up, up and away on the much-loved attraction – and here we share some pictures which are bound to bring back lots of wheel-y happy memories…
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Did you ride it?
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Before coming to Chesterfield, the wheel proved to be very popular in London, Liverpool and Leeds.
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Some people claimed it was based on wooden pallets and raised safety fears - but operators insisted the attraction was situated on blocks which were more than capable of holding the necessary weight at each point.
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This impressive shot was sent in by Lindsey Dawn Wooldridge.
Photo: Lindsey Dawn Wooldridge