Protect Your Bubble help out at Pinkneys Green Youth Centre

by Rob Duke | Dec 10, 2018
corinne finishes painting pinkneys green outdoor area with Protect Your Bubble

Earlier this year, we helped out at Pinkneys Green Youth and Community centre – clearing, cleaning and painting an outdoor area for local kids.

Pinkneys Green Youth and Community centre provide a wide range of services for young people in Maidenhead. When we heard about their fantastic work, we reached out to offer our support.

We were delighted to hear they needed help rejuvenating an area outside the building, so we drew up designs, gathered the troops and, with the help of Tracy and co., started work on-site on Tuesday 31st July.

We began pulling weeds from concrete and removed some overgrown foliage from the metal fencing…

getting started at pinkneys green clearing the outside area

… then disposed of the garden waste and swept the floors, before we cleaned and sanded the walls to prepare for painting. Thirsty work!

protect your bubble clearing foliage at pinkeys green

We also put up some new wooden fencing to give families a little more privacy when playing in the area.

protect your bubble putting up fence at pinkneys green

After that, we carefully started to paint the base layers of the hillside scene on the main wall. All-in-all, a good first day’s work!

Protect Your Bubble team painting the walls at pinkneys green

Over the next few weeks we did our best to dodge the rain and eventually cleaned, sealed and painted the pavement. Then we got to work on the finer details!

starting painting the road at pinkneys

lines on floor for road scene at pinkneys green

And… TA-DA!
finishing touches on painting at pinkneys green protect your bubble

Here it is in all its colourful, scenic glory! (Kudos to our very own art-conjurer Corinne for her excellent designs!)


Thanks to Tracy, Debbie and everyone in the Pinkneys Green team for their support (and also thanks to everyone who helped out from Protect Your Bubble / Assurant, including Corinne, James B, James K, Joe, Matt, Max, Pete and Rob). 

Pinkeys Green provide support with trained youth workers and offer a wide range of activities, including: sports events, volunteering in the community and The Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE).

They also offer a fun and relaxed social space with a sports hall, pool table, computers, video games and more.

To find out more about Pinkneys Green, visit their website here.

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