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Center Parcs partners with First Capital Connect

Center Parcs partners with First Capital Connect

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2014 00:00 BST

Center Parcs have joined up with train operator First Capital Connect to provide fast and easy environmental and affordable transport solutions for guests to the new Village; Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire. It is hoped that many families, particularly from London, will choose to travel to the new Center Parcs using the First Capital Connect service from London St Pancras.

The Cottage Bakery win Center Parcs contract

The Cottage Bakery win Center Parcs contract

Press Releases   •   Jun 16, 2014 00:00 BST

Ampthill-based bakery, The Cottage Bakery, have been awarded the contract to supply the new Center Parcs Village with baked products.

Center Parcs welcomes first guests to Woburn Forest

Center Parcs welcomes first guests to Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2014 00:00 BST

Today marks the opening of Woburn Forest, the fifth Center Parcs Village in the UK. This new Village will inject over £20 million each year into the regional economy and welcome 350,000 guests per annum.

New Center Parcs Village now open to short break guests

New Center Parcs Village now open to short break guests

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2014 00:01 BST

Today sees the arrival of the first guests at Center Parcs Woburn Forest, the fifth Center Parcs Village in the UK. Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire is expected to welcome 350,000 guests in its first year.

Aqua Sana opens at Woburn Forest

Aqua Sana opens at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2014 00:00 BST

Center Parcs unveils innovative Aqua Sana Spa at Woburn Forest

Center Parcs Woburn Forest opening date revealed

Center Parcs Woburn Forest opening date revealed

Press Releases   •   May 13, 2014 00:00 BST

After two years of construction, Center Parcs is now putting the finishing touches to Woburn Forest, its latest Village, which is just weeks away from welcoming its first guests.

New luxury Hotel accommodation revealed at Center Parcs Woburn Forest

New luxury Hotel accommodation revealed at Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2014 00:00 BST

Center Parcs has revealed that the Hotel, with 75 rooms, at Woburn Forest is now complete.

Center Parcs supports Forest of Marston Vale planting project

Center Parcs supports Forest of Marston Vale planting project

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2014 00:00 BST

With the opening of its fifth Village, Woburn Forest just around the corner, Center Parcs have donated £85,000 towards the creation of a new woodland in the nearby Forest of Marston Vale. These funds are helping to ensure the successful establishment of “Folly Wood”, a new woodland of thousands of native trees to the south of Lidlington Village.

Planting contract for local company

Planting contract for local company

Press Releases   •   Apr 14, 2014 00:00 BST

Milton Keynes based company, Land Structure Limited, have recently started planting 62,000 native trees and shrubs at Woburn Forest, Center Parcs’ fifth Village.

Three generations celebrate grandparents’ diamond wedding anniversary

Three generations celebrate grandparents’ diamond wedding anniversary

Press Releases   •   Apr 09, 2014 00:00 BST

Hullbridge couple, Jean and Roy Sutton, have been visiting Center Parcs every year for the past 22 years. They originally visited in 1992 with their first granddaughter Lilli, aged just six months, and have continued visiting with their ever-growing family over the years.

Local artist David Litchfield creates Woburn Forest illustration

Local artist David Litchfield creates Woburn Forest illustration

Press Releases   •   Mar 31, 2014 00:00 BST

A local artist has been asked to create an illustration to represent the new Center Parcs in Bedfordshire. David Litchfield lives in Bedford with his family and was approached by Center Parcs in August to create his interpretation of what the Subtropical Swimming Paradise at the new village, Woburn Forest, will look like once finished.

Center Parcs named Best Holiday Provider at Tommy’s Awards

Center Parcs named Best Holiday Provider at Tommy’s Awards

Press Releases   •   Mar 31, 2014 00:00 BST

Center Parcs has been named the Best Holiday Provider at the Tommy’s Awards for the 11th consecutive year.

Center Parcs delivers 70,000 hours of training to the Woburn Forest team

Center Parcs delivers 70,000 hours of training to the Woburn Forest team

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2014 00:00 GMT

With recruitment for its new Village almost complete, Center Parcs has now delivered more than 70,000 hours of training to its new staff in total. A further 14,000 hours being delivered between now and opening in the spring. All staff training has been delivered locally, in and around Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire.

Local coach company joins up with Center Parcs’ new Village

Local coach company joins up with Center Parcs’ new Village

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2014 00:00 GMT

Flitwick-based coach company Grant Palmer Limited and Center Parcs have teamed up to improve the public transport connection to Center Parcs’ new Village, Woburn Forest, which is set to open in the spring.

First winner of Center Parcs’ ‘Home Energy Savers’ scheme announced

First winner of Center Parcs’ ‘Home Energy Savers’ scheme announced

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2014 00:00 GMT

The inaugural winner of Center Parcs’ industry first energy saving initiative has been announced. The ‘Home Energy Savers’ scheme encouraged employees to reduce and monitor their energy consumption in their own homes in three categories: Gas; Electricity and Water.

Rescued tropical plants arrive at Woburn Forest

Rescued tropical plants arrive at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2014 00:00 GMT

Today, Center Parcs will see the first delivery of tropical plants, rescued from East Asia by Jean Henkens (Botanist and Landscape Architect), arrive at the new site, Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire. More than 6,000 tropical plants will be arriving at Woburn Forest during the spring with 4,800 of those earmarked for the Subtropical Swimming Paradise in the Village Square.

Bikes arrive at Woburn Forest

Bikes arrive at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2014 00:00 GMT

This week saw a significant milestone in the Woburn Forest project with more than 2,000 bikes being delivered to the new Cycle Centre. Cycling has been synonymous with the brand in the UK over the past 27 years with many guests choosing this as the way they navigate the Village. These bikes will be available for short break guests to hire once the new Center Parcs is open in the spring.

Center Parcs reveals first complete lodge at Woburn Forest

Center Parcs reveals first complete lodge at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Feb 24, 2014 00:00 GMT

To mark the completion of the first lodge at Woburn Forest, Center Parcs has today revealed a time lapse film of the lodge build and fit out, alongside photographs of the first fully completed lodge.

Over 11,000 job applications submitted for new Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Over 11,000 job applications submitted for new Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Feb 10, 2014 00:00 GMT

Center Parcs Woburn Forest has today announced that over 11,000 applications have been submitted for jobs at the new Village, which opens this spring. The recruitment drive started in July 2013 for 1,500 positions, including roles with on-site restaurants and retailers. Over half of the positions have now been filled.

Unique new spa design revealed for Woburn Forest

Unique new spa design revealed for Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Feb 05, 2014 00:00 GMT

Center Parcs has today revealed the design of the new Aqua Sana Spa at Woburn Forest. This new spa will set the benchmark for high quality social spas in the UK and beyond, taking the Aqua Sana World of Spa to a new level. This will be a state-of-the-art spa, the only one of its kind in Europe, evolved from the award-winning spas already a success at Center Parcs’ other four Villages