ELAN Gleeson

Gleeson Homes support EDAN Lincolnshire with their Community Matters programme

Housebuilder Gleeson Homes East Yorkshire region is delighted to announce its support of EDAN Lincs, a domestic abuse charity that provides support and assistance to men, women and children suffering, or fleeing from domestic abuse.

Supporting the charity through Gleeson’s Community Matters scheme, which sees the company give back to the local communities in which they build, the regions Operations Director, Wayne Sutton and Sales Manager, Maureen Hynes presented the charity with an initial £500 cheque.

The regional team has also created a JustGiving page and hopes to raise funds for the charity through dress down events, bake sales and sweepstakes, plus other fundraising initiatives.

Wayne Sutton, Operations Director said:  “We are delighted to be supporting EDAN Lincs, a charity which is doing brilliant work to support those who have experienced domestic abuse in Lincolnshire. We are keen to give back and support local charities with fundraising. We have some fantastic people across the East Yorkshire region and across the whole of Gleeson who would love to run in an event, dress up in a silly costume or complete a challenge to raise money for this great cause.

“We are proud to be building in Lincolnshire, bringing hundreds of affordable, quality homes to the area for first time buyers and key workers as well as supporting the local economy by employing a workforce on our sites that are made up of local labour and contractors.”

Anna Davies, Fundraising Coordinator at EDAN Lincs said: "We are incredibly grateful to Gleeson East Yorkshire for choosing us as their charity of the year. EDAN Lincs Domestic Abuse Service provides safe, emergency, temporary accommodation and support to any male or female – with or without children – experiencing domestic abuse, and donations like this help us continue to safeguard, support and empower those affected by domestic abuse.”

Gleeson build homes that are genuinely affordable, providing customers with the opportunity for wealth creation through home ownership. 86% of Gleeson’s customers are first-time buyers, with three out of four of all buyers being under the age of 35.

Gleeson has several existing developments and a number of upcoming developments in Lincolnshire. With two developments in Louth; Park Avenue and Bracken Park, Hawthorn Fields in Wragby, Saxon Grange in Boston, Birkwood in Mareham-le-Fen, Winceby Fields in Horncastle, Meadowcroft in Winterton and Hillcrest Gardens in Gainsborough.

Gleeson is seeking local labour and sub-contractors to work on this exciting new development, including applications from local young people who are interested in joining the Gleeson apprenticeship scheme.