Back Stage Technologies (Europe) Limited
Turn your imagination into reality!

BST and its Directors have been in the Special Effects industry for decades and in that time have built a solid international reputation based on high quality service, innovative products and fast, efficient, installations in theme parks, theatres, cinemas, museums and science centres Worldwide.

The catalogue of bespoke and off-the-shelf effects manufactured by BST is vast and include a wide range of fire, fog, liquid, smoke, wind, fragrance, lighting, audio and mechanical effects. To see what BST have done in the past please take a look at the Projects and Shop (consumable sales) sections.

Latest News

ICON - Blackpool Pleasure Beach. May 2018

ICON - steel roller coaster at Blackpool Pleasure beach

BST are pleased to have been involved with the Iconic new steel coaster at Blackpool Pleasure beach - ICON.

The £16.25m Icon is a double launch coaster which means guests experience the G-force as felt by the diver of a Formula 1 car.

BST were commissioned to design and install the high-pressure water fog system that fills the valleys and drops with thick, opaque, fog so riders cannot see where the ride is heading next! With over 300 fog nozzles running at 70 Bar G the system atomises 45 litres of water per minute - the largest fog system in the UK!

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Wicker Man - Alton Towers. March 2018

BST were delighted to be asked by Merlin Magic Making to design and install the special effects on their new wooden rollercoaster, Wicker Man.

BST provide six giant propane burners which required five dedicated propane tanks storing 10,000kg of propane. In addition, 12 metres of simulated flame was installed in the loading area together with fragrances of burning wood - delivered by BST's latest fragrance system, the CFS-5.

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