Wessex Park & Leisure Homes

Omar Acquires Wessex Park and Leisure Homes

Posted by Justin Allitt in News, October 17, 2013

The past 3 years has seen the Omar Group deliver substantial organic growth, more recently they have added to this organic growth by entering into a collaboration agreement with Finnish Log Homes which will see Omar manufacture their range of chassis and skidded lodges and log cabins. To further expand their operations Omar Group has bought Wessex Park & Leisure Homes Dean Westmoreland Chairman of Omar Group commented: “When I carried out my initial market […]


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Changes in Park Home Rules: Age Rule, Mobile Homes Act 2013

Posted by Justin Allitt in Comment, July 28, 2013

Most residential Parks currently have an age rule in force or advertise as a retirement park. We have been asked with the the introduction of the Mobile Homes Act 2013, are current park home rules on age still relevant and are they enforceable? New Regulations New regulations are due to be published soon in relation to the implementation of your park rules, under the Mobile Homes Act 2013 your current rules are going to be […]


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Sad News for Wessex Park Homes

Posted by Justin Allitt in Manufacturers, July 18, 2013

Since this blog was written, the Omar Group has bought Wessex Park and Leisure Homes. Read details of Omar aquiring Wessex. It is always a sad time when a park home and lodge manufacturer ceases trading. Unfortunately this has befallen Wessex Park and Leisure Homes. Having traded for fifty years they are to cease trading and this statement was taken from their web-site: After 50 years of trading the Wessex Park home and Leisure Lodge business […]


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Does a Park Home need an EPC (EPC’s)?

Posted by Justin Allitt in Selling, July 16, 2013

We recently visited a park home for sale on Willowgrove Park (a holiday and residential park) in Preesall, Lancashire. Surprisingly, the estate agent  selling the home stated the owners needed an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) when selling a park home. So does a park home need an E.P.C. (Energy Performance Certificate) when on the open market to sell? As from 30th June 2011, The Department for Communities and Local Governments required EPCs for holiday lets in England & […]


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How to Sell Your Park Home Faster

Posted by Justin Allitt in Selling, May 22, 2013

By preparing your park home for viewings, it is possible to increase both the chances of it selling and the speed it takes to sell your park home. Here we look at each room and offer advice on what we recommend to sell your park home faster. The Living Area Starting in the interior of the park home, the living area is where the owner is able to relax and be comfortable. Our advice here […]