Award winning property developer Burrington Estates New Homes has announced the name of a new nature trail in Manadon Park following a competition with local school children. Pupils at Manadon Vale Primary School were invited to name a woodland walk surrounding the developer’s largest development in the city, The Quarters.
The Heart of Oak Nature Trail was officially opened last week at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Burrington Estates New Homes met with Sarah Ryder, Head Teacher at Manadon Vale Primary School, and three local school children who took part in the competition. Seven year old Olivia Green was awarded first prize for her name ‘Heart of Oak’, winning a £50 Waterstones voucher. Two runners up, Mckenzie Hyatt who submitted the name ‘Maritime Walk’ and Isaac Briggs who put forward ‘Mayflower Walk’, received a £20 and £10 Waterstones voucher respectively.
A walkway with newly planted trees, flowers and a level pathway has been created surrounding the new homes at The Quarters and is open for both residents and community use. The nature trail forms part of Burrington Estates New Homes plans to provide more community spaces and improve local wildlife, with the development also home to The Burrington Butterfly Garden.
Olivia went on to cut the ribbon on site to reveal an engraved plaque with her family from school present, as well as some of the Burrington Estates New Homes team. The children then visited the Burrington Butterfly Garden, which has been created to encourage butterflies to the local area.
Colin Palmer, Managing Director at Burrington Estates New Homes, said: “It’s important to Burrington Estates to be able to enhance nature and wildlife wherever possible at our sites and support the local community. The Quarters held a unique opportunity for us to work collaboratively with the local community to create this walkway, which will allow families in the area to enjoy it for years to come. It was a pleasure working with Manadon Vale Primary School again and we were delighted to welcome them on site to open this special walkway.”
Sarah Ryder, Head Teacher at Manadon Vale, said: “It was wonderful for the pupils to take part in such a community-focused project and produce something that will be a tangible part of Manadon’s history. Everyone enjoyed the chance to be creative throughout the naming process and really got stuck in.
Olivia was thrilled that her name was chosen to represent the nature walk, and we really enjoyed heading down to site for the ribbon cutting ceremony, which was a real stand out moment for her that I’m sure she’ll remember for some time.”
Burrington Estates New Homes will ensure the walkway remains a key part of the community for many years to come and will continue with the maintenance following the completion of the build programme.
The Quarters is now 62% sold, with two and three bedroom high specification new homes still available to reserve, perfect for new homeowners or growing families. The homes come complete with a range of premium fittings and fixtures such as luxury fitted carpets, British-designed kitchens and fully integrated appliances. Prices available from £250,000*. A number of schemes, including Help to Buy, are available to make moving home even easier.
For more information about The Quarters, Plymouth, contact Burrington Estates New Homes on 01752 931030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Burrington Estates New Homes team joined forces with Exeter based military clothing company ‘Brigantes’ and took part in ‘The Big Bike and Row’ at their headquarters in Exeter. The team rowed and cycled on static equipment from 9:30am until 4pm, aiming to travel the distance from Exeter to Bristol, but exceeded their target and rowed an impressive 110.5 miles – covering the distance from Exeter to Gloucester.
With their laces tied and sportswear on, the team were ready to go, relaying in 15 minute stints throughout the day.
The Burrington team also held a raffle at their sales offices across Devon and Cornwall. At Trispen Meadows, EXIII Topsham, The Quarters and Dean Clarke House – home to the Burrington Estates New Homes headquarters. A massive £1,000 was raised for Children In Need, contributing to the incredible £50 million+ that was raised on the evening of Children In Need – Friday 16th November.
Special thanks go to the suppliers for donating raffle prizes and to the general public, staff and family members for purchasing tickets.
Children In Need is the BBC’s UK corporate charity, raising money to help make a difference to the lives of children all across the UK. With the vision that every child should be safe, happy and secure. It’s a fantastic charity that we are proud to have supported.
To find out more about Children In Need, please visit their website.
Burrington Estates New Homes were thrilled to host an exclusive event at The Old Plough Inn at Shortlanesend, Truro. Welcoming residents at Penrose View following completion of the site this summer. The invitation extended to the first residents moved in at Trispen Meadows and jointly celebrated Site Manager Shaun’s recent NHBC Seal of Excellence win.
Over 45 sub-contractors were presented with well-deserved certificates for their outstanding work at Penrose View and work to date at Trispen Meadows. The team enjoyed a selection of local food and ales and competed in a few games of pool.
Representatives from the NHBC committee presented the awards along with a speech from Head of Construction, Mike and Site Manager, Shaun, praising the sub-contractors for their hard work and dedication to the projects at Penrose View and their current work at Trispen Meadows.
The Burrington Estates New Homes team personally welcomed residents from both sites and enjoyed a pleasant evening getting to know the residents and dined on afternoon tea treats and prosecco.
Colin Palmer, Managing Director of Burrington Estates New Homes says; “We were delighted to host an event for both the sub-contractors and the residents from Penrose View and Trispen Meadows, it was a fantastic evening welcoming the residents to their respective developments, as well as rewarding the site teams and sub-contractors for their valued work.”
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This month, the Burrington Estates New Homes team took a trip across the border to take part in the annual ‘It’s a Knockout’ event in Cornwall. Nine members of the new homes team and friends were ready to compete against 11 other teams in the foam-tastic, inflatable, family fun day raising money for Cornwall Hospice Care.
The day saw local residents and holiday makers enjoy the entertainment, with a dog show, horse riding event, BBQ, live band and circus games as well as the mighty ‘It’s a Knockout’ final game.
12 teams in total took part in the 7 different obstacle stations which consisted of tunnel diving, climbing, ball throwing, hoop flying, group sack racing, space hopping, dancing and more.
It was a great event that was held at the St Erme Cricket Club in Trispen organised by The Trispen Funday committee, just a stone’s throw away from Burrington Estates new homes development; Trispen Meadows. Over £600 was raised for Cornwall Hospice Care with donations still being collected. We would like to thank the committee for inviting us and congratulate the well-deserved, winning team – Cornwall Glass.
Well done everyone.
To view the show home or explore the homes on sale at Trispen Meadows, please contact; email@example.com or call 01872 890033. The sales office is open from Thursday – Monday from 10am – 5pm.