So over two cold days in November a 300+ strong team of Landmarkers took to work on repairing the grounds, as well as restoring and installing new play equipment, creating fun and safe environments for children and families to play.
Splash and Learning Partnership West coordinated the project and briefed Landmark on what needed to be achieved over the 48hrs. Landmarkers and Splash Projects split into teams focussing on improving every inch of the grounds and joined forces to dig, paint, build and refurbish the existing facilities.
It was hard work and there was a fantastic atmosphere of camaraderie, and while it might have been a bit slippery and muddy underfoot, it was great to see that the weather didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits.
The handover was completed on the evening of Thursday, 27th November with Landmark’s CEO Mark Milner, along with Ashley Ward Councillors Rob Telford & Gus Hoyt, Nicola Burcham (CEO LPW), and Colin Robertson (Project Director, Splash Projects).
Mark Milner, CEO of Landmark commented: “We wanted to help LPW completely renovate and provide new activities at the St Pauls and Southmead sites. Our staff travelled from across the country to make this happen; from London, Brighton, Reading, Godalming, Exeter, the North East and North West. They were all given time off from their day jobs to put on their overalls and get stuck in, from painting and cleaning through to general repairs. It really was a fantastic effort from all involved.”
Watch the full video of the project here