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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 10 months ago #346966

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The CC have now taken Braithwait Fold site off the list of sites with Immediate effect. This site was in the heart of the Lake District in Bowness almost ajacent to lake Windermere. The council, who own the site, have refused the CC's offer for renewing the contract. Along with Coed Helen at Carnavon thats two gone. They give no other details but it makes me wonder how much the owners where now expecting from the club for the continued sites?

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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 10 months ago #346967

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I wonder if there is more to this closure than meets the eye.
 
www.my-hospitality.com/2010/05/10m-maste...nveiled-for-bowness/
 
Seem to imply that a car park might be built at Braithwaite Fold as part of a masterplan to re-develop the area.

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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 10 months ago #346968

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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 10 months ago #346969

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I wonder if there is more to this closure than meets the eye.
 
[url=http://www.my-hospitality.com10/2010/05/m-masterplan-unveiled-for-bowness/]http://www.my-hospitality.com10/2010/05/m-masterplan-unveiled-for-bowness/[/url]
 
Seem to imply that a car park might be built at Braithwaite Fold as part of a masterplan to re-develop the area.
 
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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 10 months ago #346970

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Now it makes some sense, I have also found this, www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/__data/assets/pd...ed_options190911.pdf
There is a good plan map of the intended development of the area, page 7 of PDF, which as stated, braithwait fold as a car park with loads of revenue nodoubt.
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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 10 months ago #346971

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I have just compared the PDF map to google earth, and it looks like the car parking won't encroach on the former CC site.
So it remaines to be seen just what will happen to this site?

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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 9 months ago #346972

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Looks like the C&CC have been awarded the management contract for Braithwaite Fold.
 
www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/pro...&contentid=1.003

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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 9 months ago #346973

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If thats the case good news for all then
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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 9 months ago #346974

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CHESHIRECAT wrote:
 
If thats the case good news for all then
Great that a site will still be available, sorry to say that C&CC are not my favourite what with two night min. booking on a lot of sites ( maybe all ? ) Staff are all fine as in my experience are CC staff.
Note the council brief states to achieve max. occupancy ? ever tried to book B.Fold under C.C. ?
Am I wrong to see £££'s in the deal ?
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Caravan Club Loose Braithwait Fold 6 years 9 months ago #346975

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I don't think the CC has a good record for re-negotiating leases at caravan sites where it doesn't own the freehold - they've lost a few over the years which subsequently carried on as caravan sites under different management - they also have a number on very short leases because they can't reach agreement for a longer deal.
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