GALLERY: The 1,000ft water slide in pictures

The water slide is the length of three football pitches
The water slide is the length of three football pitches

News that a 1,000ft water slide is coming to Sheffield has caused a lot of excitement across the city and the surrounding area today.

The length of three football pitches, Slide the City is visiting a number of cities across the UK.

The massive slide made its debut in Salt Lake City

The massive slide made its debut in Salt Lake City

This is what it looks like in all its glory...

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Organisers Slide the City say the inflatable ride will be coming to Graves Park soon

Organisers Slide the City say the inflatable ride will be coming to Graves Park soon

Riders can bring their own inflatables

Riders can bring their own inflatables

Slide the City has been a huge hit in other UK cities.

Slide the City has been a huge hit in other UK cities.

Anyone over the age of five can ride on the enormous slide

Anyone over the age of five can ride on the enormous slide