Amersham Band’s brand-new band room’s construction has received a boost, following the donation of 2,500 bricks from a local housebuilder.

The new room is set to completed by summer 2020 and will comprise of a single-story community building with a bad hall, a library, two teaching rooms and other communal areas – as well as more parking.

Caroline Perkins, Band Manager at Amersham Band, commented: “McCarthy and Stone’s generous donation of 2,500 bricks has given a tremendous boost to our new band room project at our site on the corner of Rectory Hill and School Lane.

“The band room will make a huge difference to Amersham band, providing 'providing a state-of-the-art rehearsal space and teaching and learning rooms that will benefit the whole community.”

Julie Ward, National Sales Director for McCarthy and Stone, said: “As a company, we appreciate our responsibilities go further than building quality retirement apartments, and we also seek to create a positive legacy in the towns and cities in which we build.

“We were delighted to present the donation of bricks to Amersham Band. We understand how vital it is to support the wider community and the team at McCarthy and Stone’s Chiltern Place development wishes everyone involved in Amersham Band every success in their future work.”