New home for 1,200 staff at Thomas Cook
Bosses vow ‘we’re here for the long term’
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.”