The cabin was built at a cost of £11,000. Formally opened in May 1982.
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.
Mains electricity was connected to the site. The gatehouse was also erected.
The new toilet block in the courtyard was built.
Using funds donated by the Alex Grose Memorial Fund, the double zip wire was constructed.
The campsite website (www.willesley.org.uk) was redesigned and relaunched by Jonathan Ince.
Big field purchased from SJ/JR Radford for £6748 .