Are you looking for a park home at Woodsdie Park in Bedfordshire?
Surrounded by picturesque woodland and open countryside, well-established Woodside Residential Park is located in the village of Woodside, just two miles from the centre of Luton and three miles from the historic market town of Dunstable. Close to the stunning Dunstable Downs and the famous Whipsnade Zoo, the biggest zoo in the UK, it benefits from easy access to the M1 - within five miles of the park. London and the Midlands are within easy driving distance, making this residential park ideal for those who want to escape to the country but not be too far away from friends and family. Perfect for exploring the great outdoors, Woodside Park benefits from a glorious rural location while being just a stone's throw from local amenities. Shops catering for every day needs can be found in Woodside and the neighbouring villages of Slip End, Caddington and Markyate. For a wider selection of good and services, the The Arndale Centre in Luton is a 10 minute drive from park. For spectacular views over the Bedfordshire countryside, Dunstable Downs is the highest point in the county and a great place for walking and picnics. Woodside Animal Farm is located just a short distance from the park. For golf lovers, there is a course just five minutes away. The nearest doctor's surgery is in Caddington, 10 minutes away, and the nearest dental practice is in Luton. The park does not allow anyone under the age of 25 to be a resident and pets are also not allowed. Getting There A regular bus service runs to the park entrance. Train services run from London to Luton. By car, via the M1 - leave at Junction 10.
SITE RULES FOR WOODSIDE PARK (â€œthe Parkâ€)
The following Site Rules are intended to ensure that acceptable standards are maintained on the Park for the benefit of residents generally, and to promote and maintain community cohesion on the Park.
These Rules form part of the terms of the occupation agreement between the Park owner and each resident living on the Park, and must be followed to ensure that good order is maintained on the Park at all times for the benefit of all occupiers.
1. Private gardens are to be kept neat and tidy and the planting of hedges, trees and certain shrubs will only be permitted with the park owner's permission (which will not be unreasonably withheld). Occupiers who have been given permission to erect a fence must comply with the maximum height and construction of fences as stipulated in the site licence conditions. In
consideration to all residents, grass cutting should not take place before 10.30 am on Sundays. Gardens are to be left intact when the occupier vacates the pitch.
2. Occupiers are not permitted to keep any flammable substances on the Park
except for their reasonably necessary domestic use.
3. For health and safety reasons occupiers may not store any combustible items underneath their home at any time.
4. For the safety of occupiers, bonfires, incinerators, pyrotechnics and other external fires are not permitted on the Park. However, barbecues are permitted provided the relevant occupier has taken adequate firefighting precautions. For the avoidance of doubt the Park owner's employees may burn waste material provided this is carried out safely.
5. No explosive materials may be kept on the Park.
6. No guns, firearms or other offensive weapons may be kept on the Park except where the occupier holds a valid licence from the appropriate authority. In such case the occupier must take all necessary precautions to keep the weapon stored safely. No such weapons may be used on the Park at any time, even where the occupier holds a valid licence.
7. Occupiers or their guests must not damage, remove or interfere with any equipment, property, flora or fauna on the Park which is owned by the Park owner or any third party.
8. Occupiers are responsible for ensuring that all electrical and gas installations and appliances in their home are safe and comply with current standards.
9. Occupiers are responsible for ensuring that their pitches are maintained in a safe and accessible condition at all times.
10. Occupiers must maintain their homes in a sound state of repair and condition (including being capable of movement from one place to another without undue risk of damage) at all times.
11. Any occupier who wishes to carry out improvements to their home or pitch must make a written request to the Park owner in advance, setting out the details of the proposed improvements, along with plans/sketches of said improvements. No improvements may be carried out to the pitch or to the exterior of the home without the prior written permission of the Park owner,
which will not be unreasonably withheld.
Sheds and Other Structures
12. Storage sheds, greenhouses or other structures are permitted subject to the occupier obtaining prior written consent from the Park owner. The size, type, material, location and design of the structure must be approved in writing in advance by the Park owner (which will not be unreasonably withheld). No structure which exceeds 6 feet in length, 5 feet in width or 7 feet in height will
be permitted. It is the responsibility of the occupier to ensure that their structures are adequately maintained and kept in a neat and tidy condition at all times.
13. Any shed or other structure erected on the pitch must be made of noncombustible material, and must comply with the conditions of the Park's site licence.
14. Occupiers are responsible for the disposal of their household waste, including garden and recyclable waste. Waste must be deposited in the appropriate bins or containers provided, which must be left in the correct location for collection by the local authority on the appropriate day.
Prohibition of Business Activities
15. Occupiers are not permitted to carry on any business activities from their park home, the pitch or any other part of the Park, and must not use the park home, the pitch or the Park for the storage of stock, plant, machinery or equipment used or intended for any business purpose. However, occupiers may work individually from home by carrying out any office work of a type
which does not create a nuisance to other occupiers and does not involve other staff, other workers, customers or members of the public calling at the park home or the Park.
16. No person under the age of 25 years is permitted to live on the Park. The Park owner may require an occupier to provide proof of age.
17. Relatives and friends under this age are permitted to stay over but for no more than two weeks in any given month.
18. Musical instruments, music players and other appliances must not be used in such a way as may cause a nuisance or disturbance to others, particularly between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.
19. Pets are not permitted on the Park. These rules do not have retrospective effect. Any occupier who was permitted to keep a pet on the Park under the previous rules will not be treated as being in breach when these rules take effect. However, when the pet dies or leaves the Park it can only be replaced if this would comply with these rules. Any pets kept on the Park must not be
permitted to upset or cause a nuisance to other users of the Park or to despoil the Park, and the owner of the pet is responsible for disposing safely and
hygienically of any waste..
20. Nothing in these rules prevents an occupier from keeping an assistance dog if this is required to support their disability and Assistance Dogs UK or any successor body has issued the occupier with an Identification Book or other appropriate evidence of requirement.
21. All occupiers must take appropriate steps to safeguard their external water pipes against damage or bursting from frost. Occupiers are responsible for maintaining the visible pipework on their pitch at all times.
22. Access to the Park owner's workshops and vacant pitches by occupiers or their guests is not permitted, and occupiers must not tamper with or move building materials, plant or machinery.
Vehicles and Parking
23. All vehicles must be driven on the Park safely and with due care and attention, and must obey the stated speed limit on the Park. The one-way systems are to be strictly observed, and vehicles must not reverse around the road systems.
24. Parking is only permitted in the areas provided.
25. Roads must be kept clear at all times for access by emergency vehicles.
26. As required by law, all residents vehicles on the Park must be taxed, insured and in a roadworthy condition, and driven only by persons who are insured to drive them and who hold a valid driving licence for the type of vehicle being driven.
27. Abandoned or unroadworthy vehicles must not be kept or used on the Park, and the Park owner may take appropriate steps to remove such vehicles from the Park. All costs for said removal will be passed to the vehicle owner
28. Major maintenance to vehicles on the Park is prohibited.
29. Occupiers may not keep vehicles with a gross vehicle weight in excess of 3.5 tonnes on the Park overnight. Commercial vehicles used by or on behalf of occupiers must not create a nuisance to other residents and must be parked in an area designated by the Park owner.
30. Touring caravans will be allowed on the Park for a maximum of 24 hours to allow for cleaning/provisioning prior to any excursion.
31. It is forbidden to tamper with or to interfere with any of the fire-fighting equipment on the Park. Fire point hoses and other fire-fighting equipment must only be used in case of emergency.
32. All mobile homes must be equipped with a smoke detector and a fire extinguisher/fire blanket which conforms to the relevant British Standard.
33. A fire risk assessment for the Park area is available for inspection in the Park office during normal business hours, and all residents should familiarise themselves with the information provided.
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