maintenance

Pygmy goat playtime

DZG’s African pygmy goats are loving their new playground thanks to the upcycling skills of our specialist maintenance men. Mike Grace and Paul Share, who work on special development projects across the zoo, transformed part of the old play equipment that was near our camels into a new playground for goats Crouch, Dilly and Daffy. Continue reading Pygmy goat playtime

Making his Mark!

We’ve welcomed Mark Whitcombe to the DZG team as our new Head of Maintenance. Mark joined us a few weeks ago from just around the corner – as he was formerly the maintenance foreman at the neighbouring Black Country Living Museum. Along with the rest of the maintenance team, he’ll be responsible for all the Continue reading Making his Mark!

We have lift-off!

Our vintage chairlift is ready for lift-off after undergoing its annual inspection. Following thorough checks, independent assessors have given DZG the all-clear for another year so the popular ride will be up and running this weekend. Over the last couple of days our site maintenance team have been busy re-installing the 41 numbered seats back Continue reading We have lift-off!