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Last Updated: Wednesday, 30 June, 2004, 06:54 GMT 07:54 UK
Theme park to use child tracker
Legoland's Tower Bridge
Legoland attracts about 1.5 million visitors every year
One of the South's most popular theme parks is to introduce a hi-tech system to keep track of children.

Legoland plans to use satellite navigation to pinpoint children who go astray while visiting its park in Windsor, Berkshire.

As part of the system, all children will wear tiny bracelets which parents activate if a child gets lost. The bracelet can then be tracked.

It is hoped the system will be in place in Legoland Windsor by next year.

"There is every chance that we could bring this here in 2005.

"It's certainly something we will be looking at," said Legoland Windsor spokesman Ben Egan.

"We do have measures in place to keep track of visitors including lost child and lost parent areas.

"But this is something far more advanced," he said.

The system is already being used at the original Legoland park in Denmark.


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