December 1, 2010
reported to be considering bid for collapsed Pontin's firm
is reportedly among the potential bidders interested in buying
collapsed holiday park firm Pontin's, which runs a park at Brean.
A national newspaper has this week named Butlins as one of the
possible bidders for Pontin's, which went into administration
almost three weeks
KPMG, the administrators for Pontin's, have previously said that
more than 40 expressions of interest have been lodged in the business.
A spokeswoman for KPMG said they could not confirm whether Butlins
is among the interested parties, adding: "We cannot confirm
Pontin's is seen as a solid business and it is hoped that a successful
bid will go through, safeguarding almost 200 jobs at Brean's holiday
Pontin's was started when Fred Pontin opened his first holiday
park in Brean in 1946.