The team building London’s super sewer swapped their headgear for a pink number to raise money for Breast Cancer Care today (Friday, Oct 12).
More than 150 Members of the Tideway construction team in West London donned pink hard hats for the cause, expecting to raise at least £1,000.
The money will be donated to Breast Cancer care, a UK-wide charity that provides care, support and information to anyone affected by breast cancer.
Sally Cox, Project Director for the west section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, said: “Breast Cancer affects both men and women at any age and this fantastic organisation could not provide the valuable services it does without the contributions made from fundraising events.
“The response from the team to support today has been tremendous with all our sites eager to take part.”
Jennie Armstrong, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing at Tideway, said: “It’s fantastic that staff across the project are getting on board with raising awareness and funds for such a worthwhile cause.
"As well as raising money to help a charity that provides care and assistance to those affected by breast cancer, the pink hard hats are an important reminder that this is a disease that could affect any of us, at any time.”
The pink hard hats were donated by Greenhams and sold by the BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty joint venture building the west section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel.
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Notes to editors:
Tideway is the company delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel, London’s new ‘super sewer’, which will prevent millions of tonnes of sewerage entering the River Thames. It will ensure the capital’s sewerage system is fit to support its projected population for at least the next 100 years.
The BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty is a three-way joint venture constructing the west section of the Thames Tideway Tunnel that will run from Acton in West London to Wandsworth in South West London and will incorporate seven separate work sites along the route.
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