They agreed to hand over the money after winning a wager with the company that built
their new offices.
Director David Shortland explained:
"Peter Deeley, the chairman of Deeley Properties, had bet us £500 that we would
not be able to let any of the building before the end of July and when we managed that he
handed the money to the Adam Redhead Appeal.
"I said at the time that once we moved into our offices in the building I would
match the amount and we chose Baby Lifeline, which we have supported in the past.
"Dave supports the charity and very kindly agreed to come and accept the cheque on
Shortland Horne have taken the key corner plot of the new £3.5 million Warwick House
development off Greyfriars Green.
The company, with offices across the county, was founded just three years ago.
The new office now houses their residential, new homes, property management, letting
the commercial property divisions.
"We had simply outgrown our previous premises and needed to find something bigger
which also reflected the quality of service we provide.
"We settled in quite quickly and are looking forward to a successful year. We are
confident the market will react favourably to the interest rate cuts once the quiet
Christmas period is past."