Competition-winning pupils were stars of the show at the unveiling of our Thames Valley region’s Victory Fields development on the edge of Great Rissington, Gloucestershire.
Four youngsters from Great Rissington Primary School were given the honour of helping to launch the first phase of properties having won a challenge to come up with flying-inspired names for the three show homes.
The idea was inspired by the fact that the high quality collection of three, four and five-bedroom properties is being built on the former base of the world famous Red Arrows air display team.
Henry Smyth, Elena von Speyr, Jack Burroughs and Grace Taylor helped come up with the historic aircraft names “Buckingham”, “Hawker” and “Whitworth”.
Their inspiration seemed to pay off because 10 homes were quickly reserved out of the 20 released in the first phase.
Linden Homes sales and marketing director Steve Garton said: “Victory Fields is all about neighbourhood, and asking the local school to name the show homes shows how keen we are to involve residents. It’s important to us to build quality, sustainable communities where people want to live.”
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