13.5.2019. WE ARE NOW PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT ON 11TH JUNE 2019, THE PLANNING INSPECTORATE OVER-TURNED THE REFUSAL DECISION OF THE LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK AUTHORITY, AND WE HAVE BEEN AWARDED PLANNING CONSENT. WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT THROUGH IS PROCESS. WE CANNOT EXPRESS THIS ENOUGH, WE ARE VERY GRATEFUL TO YOU ALL. WORKS ARE DUE TO COMMENCE IN 2020.
EXCITING NEW PLANS REVEALED. For us it’s all about YOUR Experience! From the moment you arrive to departure. This development will enable us to improve our facility for guests, our animals and create a World Class Visitor Attraction within the newly awarded status of UNESCO world heritage site, the Lake District National Park. #WeAreTheLakes
Our planned new facility, will help to create new employment opportunities and contribute 1.1 million annually to the local economy, as a year around, all weather attraction. Including interactive educational indoor animal viewing rooms into enclosures, conference and meeting facilities, specialist animal hospital, reception waiting area with souvenir opportunities, toilets, office space, eating areas, 24hour staff facilities, animal housing and equipment storage. These plans have now been presented in front of a planning inspectorate, by means of a public enquiry.