Date: Thursday 10 September 2015
We’re helping to improve community life in Attleborough, Norfolk, by refurbishing a disused building for the use of local groups.
The project has seen the Nissen hut, located within Attleborough Town Football Club’s grounds off Station Road, given a brand new disabled access ramp and fresh paintwork. The club plans to use the building as extra changing rooms, while other local community groups will be able to use it at other times.
A ribbon-cutting event to mark the official opening of the hut was held on Wednesday 19th August, attended by Steve Fulcher, Senior Site Manager at our Grosvenor Park development in Attleborough, along with other members of the local community.
The refurbishment project – which came about after Steve was approached by District Cllr Karen Pettitt – is just the latest contribution to the local community by staff at Grosvenor Park.
Cllr Karen Pettitt says: “I am so pleased to be able to see this refurbishment project through to completion as the Attleborough Football Club was one of my chosen charities when I was Town Mayoress last year. We raised a total of £3,540 which was split between the football club and the fantastic charity ShootAbility Norfolk.
Steve says: “The Nissen hut had been unused for years – mainly because there was a big drop from the door of the hut to the ground – but it was in pretty good shape inside.
“So it’s great to see it brought back into use for the local community thanks to the new disabled access ramp we’ve installed. It then just needed a new coat of paint which we were only too happy to do!
“We’re proud of our involvement with the people of Attleborough, which has also seen us donate topsoil to the graveyard and raise money for the local special school, and we look forwarding to developing this as the new community at Grosvenor Park continues to take shape.”
Steve’s valuable contributions to Attleborough earned him a Certificate of Appreciation earlier this year which was presented to him by Cllr Pettitt at the Attleborough Community Awards ceremony.
There’s a superb selection of four and five-bedroom properties currently on sale at Grosvenor Park.