Peewit Caravan Park – Covid-19 – Closure – 22nd March 2020
As you’re aware the Covid-19 situation is changing at such a rate and as a business, we have an obligation towards the safety of our staff at work. We also are aware of our responsibility towards our wider community, and the need to comply with guidance set out by the Government and the Chief Medical Officer; to avoid non-essential travel and to maintain social distancing being most relevant for tourism businesses like Peewit.
The guidance we have just received from the British Holidays and Home Parks Association (BHHPA), our governing body, is advice to all caravan businesses to close with immediate effect.
Therefore, with reluctance and heavy hearts we have all agreed to the difficult decision to postpone the opening of the Park until we are advised it’s safe to do so. This decision aims to minimise the risk to our staff, our customers and the wider community.
Please be assured that we do not underestimate the tremendous disappointment this will cause many of our customers. However, as a busy and social site, this is the only responsible course of action in the present circumstances.
All affected bookings of the touring pitches and letting vans during this period will be fully refunded and will be contacted within the coming weeks. The issuing of invoices for static caravan site fees will be delayed until we have more clarity. We truly appreciate your patience and cooperation during this difficult time.
Of course, no one can fully predict the course that society will take as we weather this virus. However, we very much hope and plan to open the Park for the summer season. We will keep updating you via Facebook/website and will formally notify everyone of any significant or relevant changes to our position.
As these are exceptional circumstances, to minimise the number of people on site, anyone wishing to visit their caravan whilst the site is closed must make an appointment by phone or email to the office. Only genuinely urgent visits will be permitted, as we make efforts to mitigate further spreading of the virus.
We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.
We really, truly value your cooperation and support and we are happy to speak to any of you if you have further concerns or queries. We can’t wait for the time when business is back to usual, and we are able to re-open fully. Not the best start to Christopher and Siobhan’s first year at the park!
Our thoughts are with any of you who are undergoing self-isolation, or suffering any of the wide ranging effects of the current Corona pandemic.
Please adhere to government guidelines in the meantime and stay safe. We very much look forward to seeing you all again when the time comes.
With kindest regards,
Andrew, Liz, Christopher and Siobhan