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Participating Clubs

Pedro Youth Club,                Hackney

Region: London

Location: North London

Established: 1929

Manager: James Cook MBE

Members: 200

Wickes local store partner(s):
Wickes Tottenham, Wickes Edmonton

Store Manager: Raj Patel, Craig Bowler

VIY activity at the club

Work at the Pedro Club commenced in July 2012 and VIY activities included replacing the kitchen, repairing and repainting the front of the building, repainting the playground, replacing doors and locks, fixing the showers, and rebuilding a wall in the toilet block. Up to 20 young people and eight professional tradespeople were involved throughout the project, and work was completed in August 2012.


Big Society Awards
Hollis UK Sponsorship Awards
Corporate Engagement Awards

Partners Nesta Cabinet Office