VIY

Volunteer It Yourself

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Participating Clubs

Victoria Park, Hackney

Region: London

Location: East London

Established: 1843

Manager: Stephen Harmer

Members: 50

Wickes local store partner(s):
Tottenham

Store Manager: Raj Patel

The park is one of London’s most important historic parks and its oldest public park. It has been used by millions of Londoners for nearly 170 years as a place of healthy recreation, sports, play and relaxation.

VIY activity at the club

This project took part in the Big VIY Challenge weekend in September 2013. The young participants built an outdoor classroom to be used by the local community. This involved building nine benches, a hut, a blackboard and painting the area.

Awards

Big Society Awards
Hollis UK Sponsorship Awards
Corporate Engagement Awards

Partners

cosponsorshipagency.com www.wickes.co.uk www.cityandguilds.com Nesta Cabinet Office