Appointments: Challenge to Create Last Word in Luxury; JOB OF THE WEEK Industrial Design Engineer
Byline: DAVID PRICE
IN a small corner of rural Wales a family are striving to make their second dream come true.
And they are looking for a very special person to help them.
The Parry Jones's make caravans. Not the little tourer that takes millions to their favourite seaside resort come the bank holidays.
They make luxury caravans built on American lines with every luxury you could wish for.
They are specialist caravans -- often custom built -- and usually with a particular purpose in mind. Many of the caravans take racing teams to major events. The machines and full equipment are stowed in the back and the team drive in style to the event and live as a unit in the van.
Some of the vans are for horse trials, with the precious cargo stowed so safely in the rear that they even have their own CCTV camera -- so the driver can keep on eye on their wellbeing.
In case of a crash, the horses have their own personalised airbags.
The dream began when the family, Mervyn and Jenny and son and daughter, Adrian and Ceri, imported a huge US caravan.
People were so impressed the family decided to build their own.
Within two years the Celtic Rambler was on the market.
That was back in 2002.
Now the family, who are based at Rhuallt in Denbighshire, and employ 12 specialist craftsmen, want to design a completely new, luxury caravan starting from scratch. …