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.
The karting track was completed; also, the old water tank was dug out to form the pot-holing activity. Archery and the spiders frame were also introduced to the site. In May, the bouldering wall was completed. Following the activities being installed, there was the centenary camp where 731 campers attended.
First generator installed – Lister 1.5 KVA.
The campsite website (www.willesley.org.uk) was redesigned and relaunched by Jonathan Ince.
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.
St Thomas Church bought for £10. Refurbished with new roof.
The original “www.willesley.org.uk” site went live.