Drivers won’t have any trouble seeing the cyclists from The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College in Swindon as they pedal safely to school – thanks to housing developer Taylor Wimpey.
That’s because the local housebuilder, currently building new homes at its Wichelstowe development in Swindon, has donated 30 hi-visibility vests to the school, to help promote bike safety.
Taylor Wimpey’s donation supports the school’s own campaign to get students on their bicycles and promote a healthy, fun, quick and cost-effective way of getting to school and back.
Nikki Gibson, Associate Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey Oxfordshire, says: “As a local housebuilder, we are committed to supporting the communities in which we build – and we are completely dedicated to safety on our sites too.
“So this donation, which will promote safe cycling at a local school, seemed an excellent opportunity for us to help out. We hope it will help students stay safe while cycling to school.”
Helen Dixon, Acting Head of Sixth Form at the school says: “We are a rural school & Sixth Form and as such many of our students ride their bikes or motorbikes to school. We are very conscious of the increasing amount of traffic on the roads and encourage our students to travel safely. These hi-visibility vests will make our students much more noticeable and we are very grateful to the interest and support of Taylor Wimpey.”
There’s a superb selection of new homes currently for sale at Wichelstowe, including three-bedroom houses from £225,000 and four-bedroom designs from £253,000.
To find out more, home-hunters can visit the Wichelstowe Sales Information Centre, located off Fernacre Road, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 7BT, and open daily between 10am and 5pm (Mondays from 1pm to 5pm). Or call the Sales Executive can be contacted on 01793 680433.
Further information on Taylor Wimpey developments across the region is available by visiting www.taylorwimpey.co.uk or by calling 01235 541900.