Monday, 21 October 2019

Last Friday, Braidwater welcomed primary 7 pupils from Drumahoe Primary School to its new site on the Glenshane Road, Beech Hill View.

Pictured along with pupils from Drumahoe PS are (L-r) Laura Hegarty, Drumahoe PS, Aimee Clyde, Braidwater and Steven Smethurst of MacBlair’s Builder’s Merchant, John Paul Gibbons, Braidwater and Darren Farnan, Braidwater.

The visit was part of the company’s ongoing commitment to the local community, encouraging site visits, educational advancement and charitable donations.

As part of the visit, the pupils of Drumahoe Primary School were presented with a mini timber frame house, hard hats, hi vis vests and spirit levels.

All the pupils, teachers and Braidwater representatives present at last Friday’s visit.

Aimee Clyde, HR manager, Braidwater, explained why the visit was so important:

‘’As one of the leading house builders in the North West and Northern Ireland, Braidwater is committed to ensuring construction progresses with involvement from the local community. This includes onsite visits, talks, career opportunities for school leavers and we also donate to worthwhile charitable organisations on an ongoing basis.’’

Site foreman, John Paul Gibbons, helps the pupils of Drumahoe PS to level the walls of the wendy house

‘’We are thrilled to be able to welcome the P7 pupils from Drumahoe Primary School to Beech Hill View. We hope they enjoyed the visit and that it sets alight their imaginations on a future career in the construction industry.’’

The materials used for the mini timber house were donated by local builders merchants, MacBlairs, and branch manager, Robert Burry, was keen to highlight their pride in being involved:

‘’The whole team at MacBlairs is proud to support the project for Drumahoe Primary School in conjunction with Braidwater and is delighted to see the pupils gaining some knowledge on the house building industry.’’

Delighted with the success of the visit by pupils from Drumahoe PS are (L-r) Kevin McGeoghegan, Braidwater, Laura Hegarty, Drumahoe PS, Aimee Clyde, Braidwater and Steven Smethurst of MacBlair’s Builder’s Merchants.

After the tour of Beech Hill View, the mini timber frame house was delivered to Drumahoe Primary School, with the pupils given the opportunity to finish off work by painting and decorating.

Beech Hill View
Located off the Glenshane Road, Beech Hill View is a brand new development with a range of 2-5 bedroom semi and detached homes. Combining the best aspects of modern living, Beech Hill View also reflects the traditional; a rustic setting that’s just 10 minutes from the city centre featuring uniquely designed homes that encourage a sense of belonging and community.

The new launched viewing home will be open every Sunday from 2-4pm or by appointment with Donnybrook Estate Agents on 028 71 343600.