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Jones Homes contributes to landscaping project in Nottinghamshire

Jones Homes is delighted to contribute £500 to help Carlton Youth Centre re-design and re-develop its outside area.

The Youth Centre, which is located in Carlton in Lindrick in Worksop, is used by local children aged between eight and 18.

Working in partnership with North Notts College, who are providing Year 3 bricklayers and other students to assist with project, the money donated by Jones Homes has been used to purchase top soil for the garden, and laid with turf plus flowers planted creating an attractive outdoor area.

To finish the project, the Youth Centre will build a wall around the garden, and add a giant chess board, plus a pizza oven in the BBQ area, ensuring the space appeals to the boys and girls that utilise the Youth Centre.

With build underway at its Gateford Park development close by, Jones Homes was happy to support Carlton Youth Centre and is looking forward to seeing the end result in the summer, once complete.

Jayne Swift, Sales and Marketing Director at Jones Homes, comments:

“We are proud to support innovative and inspiring projects in the local community where we are building new homes and were delighted to contribute financially towards the landscaping at Carlton Youth Centre.  The plans for the outside area are fantastic, and will completely transform the space, making it much more attractive and appealing to the youngsters that attend the Youth Centre on a regular basis."

Steve Scotthorne from Carlton Youth Centre adds:

“This is a very exciting project for the Youth Centre and we are grateful to Jones Homes for the generous donation.  The importance of community engagement from companies based in the area and developers building in the region is crucial to organisations such as ours, as often funding from the local authority doesn’t filter down to where it is needed most.

“The landscaping project is a good example of the County, District and Parish Council, together with Jones Homes, North Notts College and young people working in unison to improve the local amenities.  For the youth involved, it is a wonderful opportunity to gain skills for life that they can take away and use in the work place in years to come, and for the Youth Centre and those that utilise it, it is an incredible transformation of our outdoor space.”

Martin Lane, Curriculum Team Leader at North Notts College, says:

“Its is our aim to work with and support local communities, helping them meet their needs and giving our students the opportunity for work experience and learning skills that can be used in the workplace.  This project allows our students to gain a better understanding of the construction industry, and it enhances what they learn within the workshop.

“We want our students to be involved in projects, such as this, that are here to stay, and take pride in their work.  Jones Homes’ support means we can purchase a necessary material that is a vital part of the re-development.”

With its spectacular setting in sought-after Gateford, just one mile from Worksop, Gateford Park is an exclusive development of four and five bedroom detached family homes. 

Prices at Gateford Park start from £274,995, plus Help to Buy is available on this development.  For further information please contact Jones Homes by calling 07736 695865 (open Monday to Friday from 10am until 5pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11am until 5pm), or emailing [email protected]  Alternatively, please visit


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