Hornchurch carpet shop’s off-cuts sale for charity

A Hornchurch carpet store shows that it really lives up to its slogan as ‘The Company that cares’ after it pledges to raise more than �1500 for three children’s charities.

Clarkes Flooring of Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch will be selling around 100 good quality carpet remnants over a two-day sale for charity. The carpet store pledges to divide the money between children’s charities Little Haven, First Steps of Hornchurch and Have a Heart.

Tim Clarke, 61, the owner and chairman of the company said: “We are aiming to raise around �1500 through the sale. I think it’s good to give something back to the community – especially by helping out children.

“We have some good quality carpet remnants which are up to 6’x12’ in size and they will sell for a minimum of �10.”

The charity sell-off will take place on Sunday, January 15, from 10am – 4pm and will finish the next day, Monday, January 16, from 9am – 8pm. Coffee and cakes will be on offer as well to raise money.

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Tim aims to sell off some stock to make room for his new venture starting in spring 2012. Tim will turn 2,500 sq ft of floor space into a furniture showroom which will showcase 13 room sets containing flooring, wallpaper, mirrors, curtains, fireplaces and lighting.

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