Johnson & Johnson helps clean up Longridge Activity Centre

Johnson & Johnson helps clean up Longridge Activity Centre

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Lucy Golding

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Johnson & Johnson helps clean up Longridge Activity Centre

Businesses have been mucking in to restore flood-damaged Longridge Activity Centre.


A team of 12 employees from the Johnson & Johnson Maidenhead offices in Foundation Park spent the day on Friday, May 16, carrying out odd jobs for the centre in Quarry Wood Road.

Work included clearing an area for a new bin store, gardening, cutting hedges, litter picking and painting benches.

The centre, which offers water and land based activities throughout the year, suffered an estimated £100,000-worth of damage from the winter floods.

Maidenhead building materials supplies company Gibbs & Dandy has also helped to smarten up the site.

The company provided Longridge with £8,000 worth of flooring, £2,000 worth of additional fixtures as well as free labour.

It has also agreed to donate 11,000 bricks, worth an estimated £6,000, which will be constructed into flood defences.

Longridge reopened for business in April following its 'big spring clean' which saw more than 100 members of the public pitch up to help.

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