Static caravan advice

Read our latest static caravan advice articles.

  31 January 2024 By Jenny Blumsom

What is the 15-Year Rule for Static Caravans?

Unveil the essentials of the 15-year rule for static caravans, its implications for owners and buyers, and tips for managing this critical aspect of caravan ownership.

  29 December 2023 By Jenny Blumsom

Moving Your Static Caravan from One Site to Another

Moving a static caravan to a new site can be a daunting task, but with the right knowledge and preparation, it can lead to a fresh chapter of caravan living filled with new experiences and environments.

  09 November 2023 By Jenny Blumsom

Can I Supply My Own Static Caravan?

Delve into the journey of supplying your own static caravan. From the freedom of choice to the community dynamics, explore the various facets of this unique experience.

  02 November 2023 By Jenny Blumsom

Our Essential Guide on Selling Your Static Caravan

Discover the art and science of selling a static caravan with our in-depth guide. Navigate through market insights, legal frameworks, marketing tactics, and practical tips to ensure a smooth and profitable sale.

  15 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

ABI initiatives~ small changes to make a big impact

East Yorkshire manufacturer, ABI, has recently launched two new initiatives as part of its ongoing commitment to support its community, both locally and further afield.

  08 September 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Security Precautions

As we approach the colder months, many people will be thinking about the closed season and alongside winter weather precautions it’s important to consider what measures to take regarding security at your holiday caravan or lodge.

  25 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

Why use a Park Home Surveyor?

Nick Norrie of Business Subject II Survey Ltd Chartered Surveyors explains how it helps you have peace of mind when purchasing your residential or holiday park home or lodge.

  24 August 2022 By Jenny Blumsom

SOLD! to the highest bidder.....Steve Munro investigates

The news that your park has been sold can come as quite a shock. In many cases there might be rumours of an impending sale, but in some, the first you hear of it is a letter from the new owners!

  21 July 2022 By Dan Ellacott

What To Consider Before Hiring Out your Static Caravan

A simple way to make profit is by using the tools you already have available. If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you’ve already considered hiring out your static caravan for a bit of extra income.

  24 June 2022 By Dan Ellacott

5 Steps to Reopening your Static Caravan

With the miserable days of winter finally behind us, it’s time to think about getting your static caravan ready to reopen for the summer months.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Advice on buying a Static Holiday Caravan

There are many things to consider if you’re buying a static holiday caravan in the UK and we’ve put together a guide that covers some important points that you’ll need to consider.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Static Holiday Caravan Park Disconnection Costs

You may have come across this term in your pitch licence agreement or in other correspondence from your park and wondered what this means! Learn more in our article.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Code of Practice at Static Holiday Caravan Parks

Many years ago the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) encouraged the industry to devise a ‘Code of Practice’ to assist consumers in obtaining fair treatment.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Static Caravan Condensation Advice

With the continuously increasing costs of heating we need to be as energy efficient as possible to reduce some of this cost, leaving us a little extra to spend on holiday!

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Decking and Skirting Advice

This article aims to advise members about decking and skirting at caravan parks. We hope that it helps you with your situation.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Eviction and Termination Guidance

It’s important that you are aware of your rights and obligations with regards to eviction and termination, get all the information in our latest article.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Static Caravan Drain Down Advice

It’s every caravan owner’s worst nightmare, returning to the park after the winter close down to find that a burst pipe has caused catastrophic damage!

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Business Rates at Caravan Parks

We all know that prices usually go up, year to year, and business rates are no exception. Get all the latest information here.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Advice on siting a Static Holiday Caravan or Lodge

In most cases your caravan or lodge will be sited on your behalf by your park operator or supplier who should be consulted if you require further advice or have any concerns about on siting.

  10 November 2017 By Dan Ellacott

Council Tax at Static Holiday Caravan Parks

Static holiday caravans that are not used as sole or main residence are not classed as domestic property. It follows that these units are used to determine the holiday park’s rateable value.