John Guest at WorldSkills 2011.

John Guest backs UK plumbing at international skills event

Published:  25 October, 2011

LONDON: The WorldSkills London 2011 event, which introduces children from across the world to 46 different skill areas, took place at the Excel Centre earlier this month. And, John Guest Speedfit was one of the companies representing the UK in the plumbing skills section.

The family-owned firm was recruited by The Worshipful Company of Plumbers for the event. John Guest supplied 'Have-a-Go' area with 1000 pipe and fittings kits.

The company’s participation was a continuation of its support to developing these vital skills. As Phil Mead, member of The Worshipful Company of Plumbers, said: "The John Guest product helped us to provide an attractive, informative and educational experience. It was very popular, with countries like Finland, America, New Zealand and Canada asking to take away samples to their home country."

John Guest also gave away goodie bags to the student volunteers from Hackney College, Croydon College and Willesden College. 

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