The Duchess of Cambridge opens new Place2Be HQ in Clerkenwell

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge officially opened the charity’s new headquarters, refurbished by McLaren Construction 

The charity’s Royal patron officially opened the children’s mental health charity, Place2Be’s new headquarters at St John Street today. The development, named Coller House, was refurbished by McLaren Construction, comprising of the complete strip out and remodelled CAT B fit-out.

The new Place2Be offices will have state-of-the-art facilities to allow the organisation to train more counsellors, teachers and school leaders to provide emotional and therapeutic support to children in schools across the UK.

McLaren Construction Group has supported Place2Be since 2014 and has raised over £40,000 for the charity through numerous events and challenges.

Robert Kremis, Divisional Director, McLaren Construction London said:

“We are pleased to have collaborated with Place2Be and their designers on this project. It has enabled us to appreciate the great work they do even more, supporting children in the vital area of mental health. We are very proud for our colleague’s fundraising efforts over the last four years and are happy that we were able to further strengthen our relationship through this project.’’

Catherine Roche, Chief Executive Officer of Place2Be said:

“We are deeply grateful to McLaren for their commitment to Place2Be and for the role they are playing in enabling our next chapter: helping us reach more children and schools, and build a child mental health workforce, from our new base at 175 St John Street.”

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