CIOB Kent Construction Professionals raises funds for Hi Kent charity

PUBLISHED: 09:53 13 September 2014 | UPDATED: 09:53 13 September 2014

Kent Centre Chairman with Gyles Brandreth and Matthew Etheridge

Kent Centre Chairman with Gyles Brandreth and Matthew Etheridge


Gyles Brandreth was the keynote speaker at the annual Chartered Institute of Building Kent Construction Professionals’ Dinner

The Tudor Park Hotel and Country Club near Maidstone was the setting for the prestigious annual Chartered Institute Of Building Kent Construction Professionals’ Dinner. Chair of the CIOB Kent Centre, Keith Etheridge MCIOB, welcomed honoured guests including the Vice President of the CIOB Chris Chivers FCIOB. Gyles Brandreth, principal speaker, entertained the guests with witty anecdotes about his time in politics and 
as a television presenter, while magician Adam Smith, ‘Magic Ad’, kept the guests amused with his magic tricks. Thanks 
were given to principal sponsors for the event, BBS Building Control and Limen Construction. Additional sponsors included IMS Ltd, Kier, Pyramid Consulting Ltd and WW Martin. The nominated charity for the evening was Hi Kent, for deaf and hard of hearing people and John Clayton, ceo and Debra Jones, press officer, attended the dinner to give guests an insight into the work of the charity. Prizes for a raffle 
held on the evening to raise funds for 
Hi Kent were kindly donated by local companies including AD Bly Construction, BAM Construction, BBS Building Control, Cablesheer, Evolution 5, Holiday Inn Ashford, Tudor Park, Meadowside 
Building Developments Ltd, Sweet Group, Walker Construction and WW Martin.

PICTURES BY: Gavin Sawyer

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