Updating a popular meeting place

As a local business, Howdens takes great interest in the communities around each depot. Its employees and customers get involved with a range of worthwhile causes in a variety of ways...

Portsmouth Deaf Centre

The Portsmouth Deaf Club is a popular meeting place, and the home of snooker, football and darts competitions. So its kitchen is an important facility, and when it needed a makeover, Club Secretary Deborah Hawkins asked Matt Wickens at the local Howdens' depot for any old or discontinued cabinets they might be throwing out. Matt decided to donate a complete new kitchen, and now catering for the club's many members and visitors is much easier.