PAINTING A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR HOUSING CHARITY
We have supported our supply chain partner and property services company Ian Williams in transforming the lives of vulnerable young people in South Gloucestershire by supplying paint products for the full refurbishment of a local hostel.
Managed by homelessness charity 1625 Independent People, Southwold House in Yate provides supported accommodation for young people aged between 16 and 25 who are either currently homeless or at risk of becoming so. The hostel has been fully redecorated and modernised, with Ian Williams providing its services and expertise free of charge and enlisting the help of its supply chain to donate products. The residents of Southwold House can now enjoy a warm and welcoming home, which has been decorated to the highest standards and designed to provide a mix of facilities, from areas for quiet reflection or study to communal spaces such as a bright and modern kitchen and dining room.
We provided various products to help enhance the appearance of the interior rooms as well as contribute to reducing the cost of future maintenance requirements. Our high performance Clean Extreme Stain Resistant Scrubbable Matt emulsion was the ideal choice for creating colourful and easy to clean walls, and was used in a variety of colours in a number of different rooms. The ceilings within the house also benefitted from our Matt Vinyl paint which offers a flat non-reflective finish that helps to hide any surface imperfections. All Crown Trade products were supplied by the local Crown Decorating Centre in Bristol.
Southwold House is an important facility for many vulnerable young people in the area and we’re pleased to have been involved in its refurbishment, to help ensure that it remains a homely and comfortable haven for many more years to come.
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