The old toilet block was converted into the rifle range.
Pine woodlands (3.5 acres) was bought £3700. Also, the first Warden’s caravan was purchased.
The gatehouse kitchen was refurbished.
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.
In July, the hall was demolished.
75 years of cub scouting celebration – the big trees on the main field were planted. Later in the year was the Willesley 40th anniversary camp – visited by Garth Morrison Chief Scout.
First generator installed – Lister 1.5 KVA.