JAN 01] COVENTRY AREA COORDINATION PRESS RELEASE
House Gets Makeover
Co-ordination North has stepped in to "do a Carol Smillie"
on the Pridmore Community House.
house, on the Pridmore and Guild Estate, acts as a community
centre five days a week offering local people a range of
of use had started to take its toll on the house so Area
Co-ordination has stepped in to freshen it up with a total
makeover. It now sports new decoration and carpets, a telephone
system and new office equipment.
are: Janet O'Doherty (front) with voluntary workers (right to
left) Tracey Williamson, Candy Sutton, Una Labbett, Lynda Carty
and Sandra BoyceDevelopment Officer Janet O'Doherty said the
makeover had given the house a new lease of life.
was looking a bit tired purely because it is so well used but
the work has transformed it. Coventry Contract Services carried
out the work and have done a wonderful job."
house is open between 11am and 2pm on weekdays and is used for,
among other things, surgeries by City Councillor Heather Parker,
Orbit Housing and Foleshill Information Centre, a local mothers'
and toddlers' group and sessions for nine to 12 year olds run by
Heather Parker said the improvements had made a massive
difference to the house.
is a very good place to hold surgeries and the work is a vast
improvement. The upstairs now has desks and is far more
professional while downstairs is more comfortable and