New home for 1,200 staff at Thomas Cook

Bosses vow ‘we’re here for the long term’

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Business Telegraph - By Paul Grin­nell paul.grin­ Twiter: @PTPaulGrin­nell

Hol­i­day gi­ant Thomas Cook has clocked up a new mile­stone in its 175-year his­tory. The com­pany has of­fi­cially opened new of­fices at West­point, in Lynch Wood, Peter­bor­ough.

The­com­pany’schiefex­ec­u­tive Peter Fankhauser cut the rib­bon with UK man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Chris Mot­ter­shead to mark the open­ing of the new of­fices.

They un­veiled a com­mem­o­ra­tive plaque and joined col­leagues for a cel­e­bra­tory drink. The com­pany, which em­ploys 1,200 peo­ple in Pe- Peter Fankhauser cuts the rib­bon with Chris Mot­ter­shead to open Thomas Cook’s new of­fices. ter­bor­ough, has moved from Con­ingsby Road, Bret­ton, where­i­thas­been­for20years. TheBret­tonof­fice­sare­owned by Thomas Cook, which is leas­ingth­e­new­premis­es­from West­mount.

Mr Mot­ter­shead said: “Thomas Cook has been a lead­ing em­ployer in Peter­bor­ough­for43yearsandwe’re here for the long term.”

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