There are new regulations for owners and licence holders of caravan sites.
The Mobile Homes (Requirements for Manager of Site to Fit and Proper) (England) Regulations 2020 prohibit the use of land as a residential mobile home site unless we are satisfied that the owner or manager of the site is a fit and proper person to manage the site. The purpose of the fit and proper person test is to improve the standards of park (mobile) home site management.
Unless a site is exempt, the site owner must:
Site owners operating a relevant protected site must apply to us for the relevant person (themselves or their appointed manager) to be included in the local register of fit and proper persons to manage a site.
A site owner may only apply if they hold or have applied for a site licence for a site.
A site is exempt if it’s “a non-commercial family occupied site”. This is one:
The regulations provide further detail about this exemption. Please visit the Government’s Legislation website for more details.
To be happy that the relevant person is a fit and proper person to manage the site, and to add them to the register, we consider:
We also consider whether the relevant person:
We may also consider the conduct of any person associated or formerly associated with the relevant person (whether on a personal, work or other basis), if it appears that person’s conduct is relevant.
We can also consider any evidence on any other relevant matters.
How to apply
Please complete an [application form] (please allow the attached form to be downloaded) and send it, along with all required supporting documents, to: email@example.com
£167. We will be in contact with you to take payment on receipt of your application.
|Registration Ref. Number||Fit & Proper Person||Site Occupier||Site Occupier’s Address||Date of Registration||Date of Expiry of Registration||Conditions attached to Registration||Name of Relevant Protected Site||Address of Relevant Protected Site|
|124763||Mr Andrew Gautry||Harveys Park Home Estate Ltd||Royale House, 1550 Parkway, Whiteley, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15 7AG||17/12/2021||16/12/2026||None||Harvey’s Nurseries||Harveys Nurseries, Peppard Road, Caversham, Reading|
|124758||Ms Shelley Marie Smith||Riverside Caravan Park Company Ltd||Beechey House, 87 Church Street, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7AW||11/11/2022||10/11/2027||None||Riverside Caravan Park||Scours Lane, Tilehurst, Reading|
|124761||Mr Alfred Best||Wyldecrest Parks (Management) Ltd||Wyldecrest House, 857 London Road, West Thurrock, Essex, RM20 3AT||01/10/2021||30/09/2026||None||Riverside Park||68 Mill Green, Caversham, Reading|
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