Howdens Joinery's 100th donated kitchen!

27 July 2017

Howdens CEO Matthew Ingle with Leonard Cheshire chief executive Neil HeslopThe Manor residents will be cooking up a storm in their new inclusive kitchen, thanks to Howdens Joinery! It's the 100th accessible kitchen they've donated to us — coincidentally in the centenary year of our founder's birth.

‘I couldn’t begin to describe the hours of freedom and joy, and the levels of independence this kitchen will bring to our residents.’ — Jeanette Whitbread, service manager

Howdens accessible kitchen at the manor

‘Marking the centenary anniversary of Leonard Cheshire’s birth with the 100th inclusive kitchen donated by Howdens to our services in the UK is particularly special.

‘I would like to say a massive thank you to Howdens for all of their support.’— Neil Heslop, chief executive

Cooking up a storm

Residents couldn't wait to try out their new kitchen.

Residents and staff at Howdens 100th kitchen celebration

‘Now I’ll be able to prepare my own meals and eat when I want to.’ — Katherine Bissett, resident.

‘The new kitchen will enable me to cook like I did when I was at home before my stroke.’ — Isabella Wiltshire, resident

Once again, a massive thank you to Howdens Joinery!

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