The slide will be 180 meters (about 600 feet) long, starting 76 meters (about 250 feet) in the air. The ride should take about 40 seconds and sliders should reach speeds of up to 15 mph. Expect to see the slide when you visit London in spring 2016.
Brett Williams is an editorial assistant at Supercompressor. His eight-year-old self is freaking out right now.