As part of a good will gesture Axis created a new garden area for Treetops School in Grays, Essex. Treetops School is a day special school for children and young people between the ages of 5 and 25 who experience moderate learning difficulties.
The project at Treetops School arose after a client asked for our assistance at their Post 19 provision. An education centre specialising in helping people aged 19-25 with severe learning disabilities. The centre educates these adults on a wide variety of topics and skills to help them integrate with the local community.
The school’s garden area was completely barren prior to Axis’ renovation of the site. The team helmed by Dean Richards, Account Manager, donated all of the materials, whilst our subcontractors supplied the labour free of charge. Over the 3-week project the team installed sleepers for benches around the edge of the garden, flower beds, vegetable patches, new fencing, seating areas and a newly turfed lawn.
Dean commented: The garden area was just a plain grassed area when we arrived. Now we hope it’ll be a lovely place for these young adults and their families to enjoy.
Gestures of good will like these are at the heart of Axis’ values. As a result Axis’ contribution has hopefully created an environment where the students of Treetops will feel relaxed and ready to learn.
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