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New holiday park on schedule

An aerial view of the new village near Woburn Photo: Center Parcs

Despite the recent inclement British weather, construction of Center Parcs’ new £250 million village in Bedfordshire is on schedule to open to guests in spring 2014.

Martin Dalby, Chief Executive, Center Parcs UK, said:

“Although we’ve been hit with snow, wind and rain over the last few months, the team has worked hard to ensure we’re on track to open to guests in spring 2014. It hasn’t come without its challenges but with just over a year to go, the village is really starting to take shape.”

_The new site is expected to provide _1500 jobs to local economy, in addition to the 1200 jobs during the construction period.

Woburn Forest will be Center Parcs’ fifth UK village and will comprise 625 forest lodges, a 75 bedroom hotel and spa and two leisure buildings including indoor sports facilities, restaurants and retail outletsTo view a 3D visualisation of how Woburn Forest will look at opening visit: