The cabin was built at a cost of £11,000. Formally opened in May 1982.
The gatehouse was formally opened by the Duke of Rutland. Also on the 10th of March, the bottom field was purchased for £70.
The Oakthorpe Colliery winding and headstock arrived at the site (this is now located outside the Wardens caravan). Also, the second Wardens caravan was purchased. Later in the year, the church was reopened.
The new toilet block in the courtyard was built.
Splash pool built at the main entrance.
The bottom carpark was constructed. Also, the “Go A Million Camp” was held where 699 people (from 17 groups) attended.
The chlorination plant was fitted.