Selco Builders Warehouse has donated £500 to a Redhill School to mark the opening of its 36th branch in the UK at Orchard Business Park.
The ribbon was cut on the Selco Redhill branch on 2 February with three children from nearby Salfords Primary School – Katie Newton, Olivia Newton and Abbie Jo-Goacher – taking part in the ceremony after winning a special competition to design a house of the future.
As well as running the design competition, Selco donated £500 worth of building materials to the school to enhance their outdoor area.
Martin Beard, head at Salfords School, said: “It has been fantastic to link up with Selco Builders Warehouse for its new branch launch.
“The design competition got a great response from our pupils and the judging was very difficult because there were some very impressive entries.
“The three winners had a fantastic morning opening the new branch and we thank Selco for the opportunity.”
Chris Cunliffe, Selco Buiders Warehouse’s chief executive, said: “We are delighted to have opened in Redhill and further extend the Selco offering in London and the south east.
“We were thrilled to have three young members of a Redhill school playing a significant part in the official opening and we will continue to engage and support the local community wherever possible.”
Jason Wade, branch manager for Selco Redhill, said: “Preparations for the new branch have been ongoing for several months and we are delighted to now be officially open for business.
“We have a very strong and dedicated team and are confident we can offer a first-class service.”
The Redhill branch offers an extensive range of building materials, drainage, roofing, heating, plumbing and electrical products, a range of timber including a bespoke cutting service, doors and windows, ironmonger and fixings, decorating supplies, landscaping and fencing items, as well as kitchen and bathroom showrooms.
There is also an in-branch café, trade counter services, direct-to-site delivery options and van-size parking spaces, all designed to make it easier for tradespeople to get on to the job as soon as possible.
For more information on Selco or to find details of local branches, log on to www.selcobw.com