Travis Perkins has helped students from Moulton College to renovate a sheltered home as part of the Make A Difference campaign.

Sheltered home is given a new lease of life

Published:  21 June, 2013

Travis Perkins has supported students from Moulton College in Northamptonshire by donating materials worth £1,000, in order to renovate the Club 55 garden at Velbert House in Corby.

This is the third year running that Travis Perkins has been part of the Make A Difference campaign, which is run by radio station Connect FM.

Lucy Miller, marketing manager at Travis Perkins, said: “Velbert House provides retirement and sheltered accommodation for adults, so this was an incredibly worthy cause that we are proud to support. Some of the residents use wheelchairs so the garden needed to be accessible as well as being a relaxing space.

“Travis Perkins takes supporting its local community and encouraging new skills very seriously, so the Make A Difference campaign is the ideal cause for us to support. We work hard to make sure our trade counters are approachable for young builders and that our branch managers build relationships with them, as they would with more experienced tradesmen. This level of commitment is vital to encourage the progression of skills in this industry.”

Products donated by Travis Perkins included bricks and blocks, sand and cement, treated timber and masonry paint.

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