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Leeds College of Building Overwhelmed by Generous Construction Crafts Donation

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Teaching staff at Leeds College of Building are elated after receiving eleven articulated trailers of equipment donated by Legal & General.

LEEDS, U.K. - eTradeWire -- The materials and tools will be used to train the next generation of construction professionals enrolled across the College's North Street and South Bank Campuses.

The donation includes 60 pallets of fire, moisture, and general-purpose grade plasterboards, bathroom suites, consumer units, switches and sockets, timber flooring, internal doors, plinths and skirting, paint, workshop vacuums cleaners, strip lights, mini skips, toolboxes, timber chop saws, portable power tools, a pallet of spirit levels, plumbing consumables, and more.

Richard Longley, Managing Director in Legal & General Capital's housing division:

"When an opportunity arose to further develop tradespeople of the future, we were delighted to be able to offer our support to Leeds College of Building and contribute to the next generation of UK home builders. A lot of our own team came through the College's doors to learn their trades, so it's wonderful to give something back."

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The Legal & General donation will be split across multiple departments and used to benefit most of the Construction Crafts trainees at the College. This includes students and apprentices studying plastering, carpentry and joinery, painting and decorating, wall and floor tiling, multi-skills, brickwork, plumbing, welding, and electrical specialisms.

Find out more about Construction Craft courses at the next Leeds College of Building open event on Thursday 22 February (5 – 7 pm, North Street Campus). Register for your free place at www.lcb.ac.uk/events.

Source: Leeds College of Building
Filed Under: Education, Construction

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