One of the UK's largest holiday companies is to bring more than 1,100 new jobs to Norfolk.

Parkdean Resorts has launched a fresh recruitment drive in the Great Yarmouth area for more than 675 jobs at its holiday sites at Summerfields, California Cliffs, Vauxhall, Cherry Tree and Breydon Water.

The vacancies include jobs such as cleaners, bar and waiting team members, maintenance assistants, lifeguards, security officers, chefs and kitchen assistants. 

Eastern Daily Press: Vauxhall holiday park in Great YarmouthVauxhall holiday park in Great Yarmouth (Image: Parkdean Resorts)

The new jobs come as more than £600,000 has been invested in upgrading its accommodation across the five parks near Great Yarmouth.

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A total of 200,000 holidaymakers visited the Norfolk sites last year - marking one of the busiest years on record.

Eastern Daily Press: California Cliffs in Scratby is among those parks seeing an InvestmentCalifornia Cliffs in Scratby is among those parks seeing an Investment (Image: Parkdean Resorts)

Strong booking for this year's summer season has led to the new recruitment drive with a total of 750 jobs across East Anglia.

The new investment will see almost 150 caravans refurbished at the parks collectively with four new caravans added to improve accommodation options for holidaymakers. 

A refurbishment of the arcade at the Cherry Tree was also undergone to be ready for the peak season.