What we do

Services for caravan and holiday parks

Experts in the sale and valuation of caravan and holiday parks across the UK

We are one of the leading and longest established sector specialists advising operators, investors and funders in the sale and valuation of holiday and residential parks including holiday caravan parks, residential park homes estates, holiday cottages, holiday complexes, touring caravan, glamping and camping parks across the UK.

Our business and expertise incorporates the very well-known niche practice of Edwards and Partners, that was founded over 45 years ago and whose clients we are still pleased to serve today. Our dedicated team operate across the UK with extensive knowledge and expertise in the sale, acquisition and valuation of caravan and holiday parks. We would be delighted to hear from you.

Sanderson Weatherall are Associate members of both trade bodies, The British Holiday Home Parks Association (BHHPA) and The National Caravan Council (NCC).

Our partner-led service provides the highest level of service to our clients and ensures direct access to our expert knowledge

Caravan Park Sales

Selling your caravan or holiday park requires friendly, yet professional and expert knowledge. We will appraise your park business and advise how to prepare and best market the property to achieve the maximum value for your asset.

Our understanding of the sector and up to date knowledge of key players, active investors, operators and applicants means we are able to recommend the most appropriate method to target the active buyers for your business.

As well as offering traditional marketing through our digital channels and mailing lists we also boast an enviable track record of completing confidential sales on behalf of clients where discretion and confidentiality is of utmost importance.

We will be happy to discuss an appraisal of your park business in confidence and to recommend the most appropriate marketing options to meet your needs. 

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Caravan Park Valuations

Our team of RICS Registered professionals provide valuation advice on millions of pounds of park assets every year ranging from portfolios and corporate sales to smaller going concerns and family operations.

Utilising our extensive database of transactional evidence and industry trends we value parks for a range of clients including the majority of lending institutions, corporate and private clients. We are able to provide valuation advice for:

  • Sales and Disposal planning
  • Secured lending
  • Pre-acquisition advice
  • Tax (Probate, CGT, Inheritance Tax Planning)
  • Company Accounts
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Expert Witness

Our clients include all major lending institutions, equity funds, specialist lenders, park operators, insolvency practitioners, accountants and solicitors.

The Caravan and Holiday Parks Team

Our specialist caravan and holiday parks team provide expert advice on sales and valuations across the UK. With over 90 years of combined experience, our RICS qualified Chartered Surveyors and Registered Valuers have successfully dealt with the sale of over 1,500 caravan parks. It is estimated that we have visited around two thirds of all caravan parks in England, Scotland and Wales.

Adam Burkinshaw is a shareholding partner and heads-up Sanderson Weatherall’s specialist Caravan & Holiday Parks team across the country. Adam qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2004 and is based in our North Yorkshire or Leeds office. He has a background and great deal of experience in commercial, leisure and residential property, though now primarily focuses on the sale and valuation of holiday, caravan and residential mobile home parks.

Adam also undertakes Expert Witness valuations with recent cases involving a longstanding family dispute requiring valuations to be carried on three different park assets at three different valuation dates; a matrimonial dispute of a large holiday park; and a diminution in value claim relating rights of way across a parcel of land.

William Reynolds is a partner and a former partner of Edwards & Partners who were acquired by Sanderson Weatherall in 2013. William qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1991 and is usually based in our North Yorkshire office. William has over 35 years’ commercial property experience working in private practice, the public sector and in-house corporate property. William focusses exclusively on valuation and agency work within the leisure sector and undertakes a wide variety of Expert Witness work with one of his more challenging assignments being assessing the impact on the value of a caravan park arising from beach erosion.

William is also appointed as a valuer member of the First Tier Property Tribunal where he sits regularly in a judicial capacity.

Andrew Bagnell is a partner and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2004 and is based in our Devon office. Andrew has around 30 years’ experience dealing with commercial property investments and development sites and has now focussed exclusively on professional valuation and agency work in the caravan and holiday parks sector including the provision of Expert Witness Reports for approaching 10 years.

Lee Southan joined us in 2017 and has over 15 years of experience dealing with commercial agency and business transfer transactions in the South, in 2014 he won the Estates Gazette 'Deal Maker' of the year accolade for Devon. Lee successfully qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2018 and now focuses exclusively on professional valuation and agency work in the caravan and holiday park sector.

The team are supported by Gill Allen and Carole Muschik in our York office and Kathryn Atkins in our Devon office.

Updates

    Holiday & Caravan Park Market Report 2020

    Our Market Report includes a general economic background, market review, analysis of pitch values, along with industry news, a summary of the parks sold during 2019 and a selection of the parks we currently have on the market.

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