The first Baden-Powell guild picnic was held.
The gatehouse kitchen was refurbished.
Old wood was purchased (near the campfire circle). 1.48 acres for 350 pounds.
LPG tank was installed. Then in August, the cabin used for the tuck shop was acquired. On the 2nd of October, Radio Leicester had a 2 hour broadcast about the site.
First generator installed – Lister 1.5 KVA.
Camper toilet block was built at a cost of £4000. Second generator was also installed.
Central site purchased (3 acres) for 75 pounds and 15,000 dressed bricks bought from J.S.Plant Builders. Consisted of a derelict Hall, ruined coach house, stables, gatehouse, greenhouses, summer house and ice house.