Latest Annual Review (2015-16)

That was the year that: 

  • 12% more people than last year visited the Eden Project and voted it the ‘Best UK Leisure Attraction’ in the British Travel Awards for an unprecedented fifth year in succession
  • 7.2 million people attended the Big Lunch 2015, an Eden-led project, up from 4.8 million the year before
  • Hundreds of thousands of people watched Elton John play at Eden, either live or on BBC iPlayer
  • We signed an agreement to build an Eden Project in Qingdao, China with three Chinese partners
  • We welcomed our first students to our on-site degree programmes (in partnership with Cornwall College and Plymouth University), and our second year of apprentices
  • 47,000 children visited the Bodelva site with their schools
  • We were granted planning permission for a 112-bed hotel on site
  • The financial position of our trading subsidiary (Eden Project Limited) improved significantly with profits (EBITDA) up 30% and net debt (excluding intercompany loans) down 20%.
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