Leading British fitted furniture company Hammonds is helping to maintain the UK’s unique landscape.
Hammonds has raised half a million pounds for The Woodland Trust –the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity – which in turn has helped the Trust to plant over 50,000 trees, preserve more than 4,000 acres of woodland and help maintain the country’s natural beauty.
Richard Hammonds, chairman of Hammonds comments, “It’s our corporate social responsibility to give something back to the community and we’re delighted to do this in such a way which helps preserve this country’s landscape. We’re delighted to have been working with The Woodland Trust since 2004 to support their efforts.”
As part of its support Hammonds plants a tree for every bedroom it fits and every customer who purchases a wood veneer bedroom receives a year’s membership to The Woodland Trust. The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading conservation charity, working to create and protect native woodland across the UK.
The Woodland Trust is planting six million trees to create hundreds of Jubilee Woods and 60 special Diamond woods of 60 acres and above to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee. The Jubilee Woods project aims to create hundreds of new woodland areas along with a flagship Diamond wood situated in the heart of Leicestershire’s National Forest just 20 miles away from Hammond’s factory in Hinckley, Leics.
The Woodland Trust works in partnership with a variety of businesses, including Sainsbury’s and The Daily Mail.
Sue Holden, Chief Executive of the charity said: “It is fantastic to have such long standing support and a very special relationship with Hammonds. We have worked with this friendly, family business for the past eight years and their generous funding has allowed us to create new native woodland here in the UK, as well as continuing our conservation work to protect precious ancient woodland. The support that Hammonds continues to provide to the Trust has had a huge impact in helping us shape the UK landscape for future generations.”
Founded in 1926, Hammonds is still a family run firm which designs, makes and installs thousands of fitted bedroom and home offices across the country every year. Run by the grandsons of the founder Hammonds has dedicated showrooms across the UK and also has a presence in another 60 retailers across the country, operating as concessions.
Hammonds aim to open six new showrooms by the end of 2012 giving them the opportunity to raise even more money for The Woodland Trust.
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