New Gold Patron of Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone

Barnfield Construction, a Nelson-based contractor, developer and investor, proudly announces its commitment as a Gold Patron to Blackburn BID Member, Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone. This partnership reflects Barnfield Construction’s dedication to supporting local communities and fostering the growth and development of young individuals.

Barnfield Construction’s decision to become a Gold Patron demonstrates their commitment to giving back to the community in which they operate. This partnership comes as part of their ongoing efforts to contribute to the well-being and future prospects of young people in Blackburn and Darwen.

Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone is a vital cornerstone of the local community, providing a safe and inspiring environment for children and young adults to spend their leisure time. Open to individuals aged 5 to 19 (and up to 25 through the Youth Hub), the Youth Zone offers a range of activities and programs that align with its three key pillars: skills and aspirations, cohesion, and health and well-being.

With a Gold Patron status, Barnfield Construction joins a prestigious network of 64 businesses that help fund 50% of the Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone’s operational costs. This philanthropic commitment contributes to sustaining and expanding the valuable services offered by the Youth Zone to the young people of Blackburn and Darwen.

Commenting on the partnership, Tim Webber MBE, Chairman and Managing Director of Barnfield Construction, stated,

“We are delighted that Barnfield Construction will be able to contribute to the next generation of the Blackburn and Darwen community through the incredible work of the Youth Zone. We have completed many projects in the area, particularly within commercial and industrial sectors, and supporting our local economy and communities in which we operate is high up on our agenda. Our commitment to Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone means we are a part of making sure the young people of Blackburn will get the support, opportunities and activities that allow them to flourish in life, and we are honoured to support the Youth Zone in their work.”

Wayne Wild, Trustee and Chair of the Darwen Town Deal, expressed his gratitude, saying,

“The support of local businesses like Barnfield Construction is instrumental in the success of Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone. We are immensely thankful for their commitment and look forward to working together to enhance the lives of young people in our borough.”

As part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives, Barnfield Construction is dedicated to actively participating in projects that drive positive change in the local community. The partnership with Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone reinforces this commitment and demonstrates their belief in the potential of the region’s youth.