Youngsters To Prepare Time Capsule To Celebrate Sandy's Old And New
22 May 2014

DEVELOPER Linden Homes Midlands has enlisted the help of youngsters from a Sandy nursery to chart the past, present and future of their town.

Children and staff from Treetops Nursery have agreed to take part in a time capsule challenge, as the house builder prepares to start work on its new Kestrel Ridge development in the town.

The youngsters will be researching and putting together a time capsule – reflecting elements of their lives and the town – before being invited to help bury it on site later in the summer.

Items expected to be included in the capsule are; photographs and drawings, information about Sandy, a brochure on the Kestrel Ridge development, newspapers and much more.

It may also include recent media coverage of the children taking part in Linden Homes’ birdhouse design challenge earlier this year – in keeping with the theme of the development.

Nursery manager Gina Brook said: “This is a wonderful project for the children to be involved with and continues our association with Linden Homes. The time capsule is a great idea and we are all very excited about putting it together and burying it on the development later in the year.”

Linden Homes Midlands area sales manager Warren O’Callaghan added: “We are delighted to build on our community links with Treetops Nursery and for Sandy to be the first development where we have buried a time capsule marks an exciting time for us. We are looking forward to seeing the result of their efforts.”

A selection of 32 homes will be built at Station Road on the outskirts of the town centre – with the official opening due to take place in September.

The showpiece of the development will be the spacious four-bedroom Langford housetype. The time capsule will be buried close to this location.

The development’s close proximity to the town’s railway station makes it a desirable commutable retreat into London, with stations on route via Biggleswade, Hitchin and St Neots – as well a boasting excellent road links to the A1 and A1(M).

However, there is the chance to benefit from the best of both worlds, with Kestrel Ridge’s position just four-miles from the renowned RSPB sanctuary offering a location in which to also relax and enjoy life.

And while the development won’t be officially launched until later in the year, home hunters now have the chance to reserve one of the homes fresh from the drawing board – and reap the many benefits offered from buying off plan.


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