Developer reminds children where NOT to go 'site' seeing this summer

Date published: 30 July 2022


Now that the school summer holidays are underway, Barratt Homes Manchester is warning youngsters across Greater Manchester about the dangers of playing on building sites.

New homes developments under construction may look like exciting places to explore, but the developer is warning children and their parents that they can be extremely hazardous.

Michaela Lancaster, Sales Director at Barratt Homes Manchester, said: “Developers like ourselves are building more new homes at sites all over the country, but until they are completed these places can be dangerous.

“Whilst we do watch out for youngsters during the day and secure our developments at night, we would like to ask parents to ensure the safety of their children during the holidays, especially if they live near an active building site.”

Barratt Homes hosts site visits for local children when possible, and holds regular safety talks for schools close to wherever it is building new homes to encourage site safety and highlight the hazards of playing on or near construction sites.


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