April 2013 BlogSecond reading

The Mobile Homes Bill had its second reading in the House of Lords earlier this month. The lively debate prompted much discussion but the encouraging upshot is the mooted new legislation has now been approved by both houses, which means big changes for thousands of park home residents up and down the country cannot be too far away. Make no mistake, we haven’t seen as seismic an overhaul of the legislation for more than 30 years so don’t miss our expert analysis of proceedings on page 68. As well as these fascinating developments, we can also bring you park reports on a quartet of excellent Norfolk parks as part of our special focus on the county. On top of this, we have also listed 14 more alternative options in the east of England park home stronghold. There was also plenty to report from the recent Spring Caravan and Camping Show at Birmingham’s NEC. I was extremely pleased to see such a breadth of park and home manufacturer representation at this hotly-anticipated event. I am also delighted to be able to report that the event was so well attended. Visitors flocked to the National Exhibition Centre in their droves to see a stunning array of park home and holiday caravan and lodge options. It’s really exciting to see a British manufacturing industry in such rude health, despite the constant doom-mongering about our economic plight in the national press. This month, we also help a Bedfordshire couple progress their park search in an entertaining installment of our ‘Help Us Find a Park Home’ feature. Enjoy!

Enjoy the issue.

AlexAlex Melvin




Alex Melvin, Editor
Email: phhc.ed@kelsey.co.uk

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