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Beaver Water World Beaver Water World to close after eviction

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by MagpieGoose, 27 Sep 2016.

  1. MagpieGoose

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    Reading the linked article it sounds like relations between the landowners and Beaver Water World have really hit a very bad state if the landlord is putting up monitoring systems around the site and breaching H&S gateways to interview and inspect the site itself directly.

    It would be very interesting to know more about what has led to this fallout between landlord and tenant; it sounds odd that the landlord would invest so heavily in surveillance around the site if there were problems rather than just serve notice; unless there were a prior agreement that couldn't be broken without violation on the tenants part (hence the sudden surveillance+random walking through to find a breach of contract and thus a reason to terminate earlier)/
     
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    this is a really odd story. There's an update here - Beaver Water World receives thousands of offers of help to save animals from being put down | Surrey Mirror - posted a day after the link in the intial post. As well as a full list of species at Beaver World (if anyone is interested), there is also this part of the article:

     
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    There are always two sides to a story but it does sound increasingly odd if she's not even been spoken to directly. Whilst I'm sure many large estate agents might well just send a letter it would seem very strange in such a situation as this just to send an eviction notice and to refuse or deny any further communications.

    One wonders if there are other users of the land if one of them hasn't put in a major complaint or if the owners got a very strong offer for a new venture offering very high rent payments (or at least beyond what Beaver World can pay).



    Have to say I'm glad that it sounds like the animals can be rehomed in other collections!
     
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    Beaver Water World landlord reveals why it has served eviction notice | Croydon Advertiser
     
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    ...and a few more details in this article, which basically all makes it sound like a falling out between two friends:
    Tatsfield zoo is served with notice to quit | News | Biggin Hill News
     
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    Beaver Water World now CLOSED

    "So the clocks have changed, the fire works have lit up the sky and now it is time for us to say our Goodbye. We closed our doors on the 5th November 2017 at our current site and are awaiting planning permission for our new site, which could be a while yet, lol. Don't despair, we will return and our rescue animals will put a smile on your face, a spring in your step and return your faith in the fact that there are those out there helping the animal kingdom. Thank you to everyone who has visited, fund raised and supported our charity over the last 37 years and here's to the future. Cheers!!!!"

    It also says on their site they are trying to raise funds to relocate. I also checked their Facebook to find out why they are relocating and found this,
    "As you all know, Beaver Water World has had a very very trying year with regards the Eviction Notice given to us by our Landlord."
     
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