Wyldecrest Parks opens new site, Bush Pastures Park, in Fordham, Cambridgeshire

Alfie Best, who owns Wyldecrest Parks

Alfie Best, who owns Wyldecrest Parks - Credit: Archant

Wyldecrest Parks, one of the largest park home operators in the UK, has opened its first site – Bush Pastures Park - in Fordham, Cambridgeshire.

The small and friendly park, especially designed for retired and semi-retired people, features 46 residential and holiday mobile home parks. It is worth around £200 million and is owned by multimillionaire Romany Gypsy entrepreneur Alfie Best.

Having brought his first mobile home park – Lakeview Residential Park, Essex - in 2001, Mr Best continued investing in caravans.

By the end of the year, the company aims to own 53 parks in the country.

Mr Best said: “I’m really looking forward to the year ahead.

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“We’ll carry on growing the residential side as usual and we’re also planning to strongly invest and grow the leisure sector of our business even more.

“We want to be a fully European business within three years and an international company in five years’ time”, he said.

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“The company also plans to grow to three times its current size within the next 15 years.”

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