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Posted 24 September 2015
by Paul Kelly

Pitch fee arrears – what can you do?

Most owners of holiday or residential parks will have experienced, at some time or another, a customer failing to pay their pitch fees. When this scenario arises the question facing the park owner is, what can be done?

There are a variety of actions that a park owner can take in this scenario and the most suitable one will depend on the facts of each individual case. Initially, a park owner should follow any credit control procedure they have such as sending reminders for late payment. Thereafter the options available to a park owner could include sending a notice of breach potentially giving details of independent organisations who can assist with debt problems, making an application to the small claims court and/or taking the appropriate steps to terminate the customer’s agreement.

If you have any questions regarding pitch fee arrears or if you are interested in subscribing to our Parklaw service contact the parks team by telephone on 01392 207020 or email




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Paul Kelly

Partner and Solicitor

Paul is the managing partner of the firm