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Woburn Forest staff training begins

Woburn Forest staff training begins

Press Releases   •   Sep 23, 2013 00:00 BST

With less than 200 days until Woburn Forest welcomes its first guests, Center Parcs has already started a programme to train its staff for the new village. With 47 colleagues already recruited, 90% of whom living less than 15 miles away, the campaign to find a further 1,453 staff is well underway with inductions and training starting this month.

ISG and Kingspan celebrate delivery of the last lodge at Woburn Forest

ISG and Kingspan celebrate delivery of the last lodge at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Sep 17, 2013 00:00 BST

On the 17th September, ISG (lodge contractor) and Kingspan (lodge constructor) celebrated a milestone in their involvement in the task to build Woburn Forest. The last lodge was constructed and now only awaits the roofing contractor to start with the tiling.

Sneak peek of Woburn Forest

Sneak peek of Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Sep 13, 2013 00:00 BST

Exclusive video sneak peak of Center Parcs’ new multi million pound development in Woburn Forest.

ISG celebrates milestones at Center Parcs Woburn Forest

ISG celebrates milestones at Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2013 00:00 BST

ISG is celebrating simultaneous milestones at its high profile £61 million Center Parcs Woburn Forest project.

Summer 2014 breaks at Woburn Forest now available to book

Summer 2014 breaks at Woburn Forest now available to book

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2013 00:00 BST

Center Parcs has now released summer 2014 booking availability for its new £250 million Village, Woburn Forest, in Bedfordshire; currently under construction and due to open in spring 2014.

Center Parcs is proud to sponsor Tommy’s Super Sibling Award 2014

Center Parcs is proud to sponsor Tommy’s Super Sibling Award 2014

Press Releases   •   Jul 30, 2013 00:00 BST

Center Parcs is proud to announce that it is sponsoring the Super Sibling Award at the Tommy’s Awards 2014 for the second year running.

500 housekeeping roles available at Woburn Forest

500 housekeeping roles available at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2013 00:00 BST

Following news of the start of recruitment for Woburn Forest and 500 housekeepers needed as part of this campaign, meet Kim Tuck, a Housekeeping Supervisor at Sherwood Forest who reveals what it's like working for Center Parcs, what being a housekeeper involves as well as the benefits and rewards.

Center Parcs helps protect children and the environment with new charity partnerships

Center Parcs helps protect children and the environment with new charity partnerships

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2013 00:00 BST

As its three year partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity came to a very successful end in May, Center Parcs is now delighted to be supporting two new charity partners, ChildLine and The Wildlife Trusts.

Making a splash! Center Parcs unveils new Venture Cove family water playground at Elveden Forest

Making a splash! Center Parcs unveils new Venture Cove family water playground at Elveden Forest

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2013 00:00 BST

Center Parcs today announces the opening of Venture Cove, a brand new family water playground in its indoor Subtropical Swimming Paradise at Center Parcs, Elveden Forest.

Center Parcs seeks staff for Woburn Forest

Center Parcs seeks staff for Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2013 00:00 BST

The drive to recruit 1,500 employees for a variety of positions at the new Center Parcs Woburn Forest Village has now started. Positions which are currently available include Housekeeping Head of Department, Senior Rangers, Food and Beverage Operations Manager and Executive Sous Chef.

Center Parcs rubber ducks retire with over 1,500 miles under their wings for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Center Parcs rubber ducks retire with over 1,500 miles under their wings for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2013 00:00 BST

Over the past three years Center Parcs has raised £503,246 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity with the help of 1,000 rubber ducks that have raced down the Subtropical Swimming Paradise’s Wild Water Rapids at Center Parcs each month.

If you go down to the woods today...Ten things you didn’t know about Center Parcs

If you go down to the woods today...Ten things you didn’t know about Center Parcs

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2013 00:00 BST

As the UK’s leading short break provider, the Center Parcs name has become synonymous with providing high quality accommodation and a range of activities all set deep within the forest. Yet, after 26 years in the UK, there are still some facts you might not know about Center Parcs.

Autumn 2014 breaks at Woburn Forest now available to book

Autumn 2014 breaks at Woburn Forest now available to book

Press Releases   •   Jun 18, 2013 00:00 BST

Center Parcs has now released some of its advanced booking availability for its new £250 million village, Woburn Forest, in Bedfordshire; currently under construction and due to open in spring 2014.

Center Parcs reveals Woburn Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise designs

Center Parcs reveals Woburn Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise designs

Press Releases   •   Jun 10, 2013 00:00 BST

Center Parcs has today revealed the designs for the new Subtropical Swimming Paradise, which will be housed in the new Woburn Forest Village when it opens in spring 2014.

Center Parcs Woburn Forest Community Exhibition on 19th June

Center Parcs Woburn Forest Community Exhibition on 19th June

Press Releases   •   Jun 03, 2013 00:00 BST

On Wednesday 19th June (10am – 8pm), Center Parcs will be holding an Exhibition about Woburn Forest at The Rufus Centre in Flitwick. At the Exhibition there will be an update on the build, details of specific job opportunities and information about how to become a Center Parcs supplier.

Clock-up quality ‘dad time’ this Father’s Day with a short break at Center Parcs

Clock-up quality ‘dad time’ this Father’s Day with a short break at Center Parcs

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2013 00:00 BST

Reconnect with dad this Father’s Day by taking quality, family ‘time-out’ together away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With over 200 fun-filled activities to try out, Center Parcs offers the perfect retreat for every type of dad and their brood; from adrenaline adventures for the young at heart, to wildlife encounters for families to get back to nature.

Subtropical Swimming Paradise starts to take shape at Woburn Forest

Subtropical Swimming Paradise starts to take shape at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2013 00:00 BST

The iconic Subtropical Swimming Paradise is beginning to take shape at the new Center Parcs Woburn Forest as 46 Glulam pieces (the longest in the UK at 70 metres), start to arrive.

Center Parcs awarded Carbon Trust Standard for reduction in emissions

Center Parcs awarded Carbon Trust Standard for reduction in emissions

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2013 00:00 BST

Center Parcs’ reduction in carbon emissions since 2010 is the equivalent of driving around the world over 600 times[1]

Center Parcs Woburn Forest management team volunteers help prepare natural play area

Center Parcs Woburn Forest management team volunteers help prepare natural play area

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2013 00:00 BST

On Tuesday 14th May, the senior management team of Center Parcs Woburn Forest took time away from the business to volunteer to help prepare a new natural play area in Maulden Wood, just 7 miles from where the new Center Parcs is being built.

Center Parcs judges Redborne Upper School picnic challenge

Center Parcs judges Redborne Upper School picnic challenge

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2013 00:00 BST

On Thursday 9th May, Eddie McAdam Group F&B & Retail Manager visited Redborne Upper School and Community College to judge a picnic challenge set for Year 9 Technology students.