Leisure park near Bedford applies to expand camp site by 56 caravan pitches

The plans also include a utility block and arrivals lodge

By John Guinn, Local Democracy Reporter
Monday, 27th June 2022, 5:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th June 2022, 9:22 am

A leisure park just outside Bedford has submitted a planning application to extend its existing camp site from by 56 caravan pitches – plus utility block and arrivals lodge.

Box End Park predominantly operates as a watersports and activity centre, with additional wedding, functions and conference facilities.

The site currently has 12 pitches.

The application site

The applicant said the additional caravan pitches will be used solely for holiday accommodation on a short term basis.

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The application stated that it is envisaged the proposed caravans would only be fully occupied during a 16-week period over the summer when activities and bookings are at a peak.

The application is an extension to the proposal 07/00001/AOC approved in January 2007 for the change of use of land for the stationing of 12 caravan pitches.

More information can be found on the council’s planning portal, reference 22/00458/MAF.

The overall consultation expiry date is Wednesday, July 20.