Thorpe Park Reviews

Updated 22 Sep 2020

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3.5
74%
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77%
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Thorpe Park Divisional Director Dominic Jones (no image)
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19 Ratings
Pros
  • "Free tickets, go on rides before and after park opens sometimes(in 16 reviews)

  • "Discounts on food rides and tickets(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours with no water breaks in extreme heat(in 23 reviews)

  • "Late shifts end after last Thorpe park bus(in 6 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Kids running kids"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ride Operator in Chertsey, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thorpe Park full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible availability Social able Quite fun sometimes

    Cons

    Favouritism towards who progresses Breaks are always late

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  2. "Working at Thorpe Park"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant 

    I worked at Thorpe Park full-time

    Pros

    - Good first job - Meet new people - Fun

    Cons

    Management having favourites, it was pretty obvious


  3. "Lack of training"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Unemployed in Feltham, South West England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Thorpe Park full-time

    Pros

    Good facilities and shift allocation

    Cons

    Lack of training and PPE, no enforcement of social distancing or wearing of mask of public.. no social distancing in staff areas

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  4. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Host in Staines, England

    I worked at Thorpe Park part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really social, flexible with hours and just a fun time!

    Cons

    The pay didn’t really equate to how much work you have to do.

  5. "Great summer job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Admissions Assistant 

    I worked at Thorpe Park full-time

    Pros

    Great people, friendly atmosphere, range of tasks

    Cons

    Hard to get to on public transport

  6. "Thorpe park"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Assistant in Chertsey, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Thorpe Park part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun and exciting environment with a lot going on, and lots to do 24/7

    Cons

    A lot of work for the money that is being earnt

  7. "Meh"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Thorpe Park full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    40% off Lego online shop

    Cons

    Too political, progression is based on who you know

  8. COVID-19

    "COVID-19"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Walton-on-Thames, England

    I worked at Thorpe Park part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment to work in

    Cons

    Didn’t get to fully start due to COVID-19 but was hired

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Food and Beverage Host in Chertsey, England

    I worked at Thorpe Park full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working Great way to earn money alongside studies Working with an enthusiastic bunch of like-minded people

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours Minimal additional perks

  10. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Thorpe, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Thorpe Park full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent for professional development and progression, good shift patterns, great team, great team leaders, free passes for merlin attractions

    Cons

    Pay is at the average level, pension is poor. Overall benefits package could be improved.

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