Quarry Court celebrates new garden.
Published by Laura Beckett for Halton Housing Trust in Housing and also in Communities
Quarry Court, in Widnes, opened their newly transformed garden on Thursday 29th of May. The new garden was declared open by the Deputy Mayor Shaun Osborne and MP Derek Twigg, with Councillors Keith Morley, Robert Gilligan and Tony McDermott also in attendance.
Halton Housing Trusts’ Quarry court, also celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and the Trusts environmental team planted a special bed to acknowledge the landmark. The garden transformation was finished just in time for summer and attendees inspected the new raised beds whilst enjoying the company of residents past and present friends and family.
Noel Sharpe, Executive Director for Customer Services at Halton Housing Trust said of the day; ‘It’s brilliant to see so many people celebrating the opening of the new garden. The transformation is really impressive, and it will be fantastic to see the garden develop over the coming months. It’s important to us to ensure that our customers’ homes and communal gardens look good and are well maintained to provide residents with an enjoyable place to live. Thanks to the hard work of the residents of Quarry Court and our own Environmental Services Team beautiful gardens have been created which will provide pleasure and enjoyment throughout the summer and beyond!’
Halton Housing and the Friends of Quarry Court would like to extend a special thanks to; White Moss nurseries in Widnes for their expert advice and assistance, Gary at G & N Steelworks and Tommy Hodgkinson, Stephen Smith and Anthony Fogg of Halton Housing Trust who worked tirelessly to ensure the garden would be completed in time. The work was funded by Area Forum, Halton Housing Trust and with money raised by the friends of Quarry Court group.