bptw ride to tackle youth homelessness

Posted: 08.08.2013

As part of our 25 year anniversary commitment to ‘giving something back’, a team of bptw riders recently took part in Prudential Ride London-Surrey, the UK’s biggest ever cycling event,  raising £2,270 for youth-homelessness charity Centrepoint.

Planning partner Mark Gibney completed the full 100 mile ride in just under 6 hours and was supported by four members of bptw’s architectural team Dan Dymond, Craig O’Halloran, Nick Vantomme and Andreas Diakomanolis, all cycling 25 miles each.

Centrepoint is a charity that tackles youth homelessness by providing a safe place to live for more than 1,000 young people, aged 16-25, in London and the North East of England. The organisation also supports these young people into positive and independent living with health programmes, life skills and learning opportunities.

It is estimated that over 80,000 young people experience homelessness in the UK every year and Centrepoint are doing great work to combat this by providing shelter and invaluable support to help them build a future. You can find out more about the great work they do at: http://www.centrepoint.org.uk/about-us