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.
Old wood was purchased (near the campfire circle). 1.48 acres for 350 pounds.
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.
The original “www.willesley.org.uk” site went live.
The chlorination plant was fitted.
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.
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.