A homeless shelter in Chester is looking its best after a raffle raised money to pay for a welcome new facelift.
Developer Archway Homes completed an internal renovation of Crispin House, on Nicholas Street, run by Chester Aid to the Homeless (CATH), in April.
Following this, the team felt that the stunning but rather worn Tudor style exterior did not live up to the new and improved internal arrangements.
In June, the firm held a raffle to raise money for the project which raised more than £1,000.
Work began at the beginning of August and since then gutters have been cleared, the timber cladding sanded back and repainted, broken fencing replaced and painted, roof slates replaced and waste pipes fixed.
CEO of CATH Robert Bisset said: “Archway Homes continues to pull out all the stops to support CATH and ensure Crispin House is in tip top condition. Living environments impact on people’s daily lives; Archway Homes recognise this, they have become a determined partner in raising standards for the homeless community.”
Chairman at Archway Homes Paul Pedley said: “CATH do fantastic work for the homeless in Chester and it’s wonderful for us to be able to help such a worthwhile cause and give something back to the community.”