Huws Gray was delighted to support the Skills Competition Wales’ Site Carpentry and Bench Joinery finals held on 14 March at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor’s Construction Department in Dolgellau.

Student learners from all over Wales attended the competitive day-long event which saw students from the local college, Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor, and Coleg Llandrillo (Rhos) in Conwy – both part of Grŵp Llandrillo Menai - come out victorious.

The winner of the Bench Joinery Final was Gareth Hunter from Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor, who came out on top in the set task of assembling a simple frame with mortice and tenon joints.

Gwilym Sion Pari from Coleg Llandrillo-Rhos won the Site Carpentry final after pleasing the judges with his basic joints and roof work.

Both successful competitors received a trophy from Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Head Dr Ian Rees, as well as Huws Gray vouchers from Huws Gray sales manager Armon Williams  who said: “The quality of the work produced under competition conditions was fantastic, and testament to the abilities and commitment of all the learners and their tutors.

“Huws Gray is delighted to support all their efforts, and looks forward to developing and maintaining long-lasting relationships with all the competitors, as well as continuing our excellent relationship with the Construction team at Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor in Dolgellau.

“As well as our ongoing focus on developing our own people through the Huws Gray Academy, we are also focused on doing our bit to help develop the builders of the future."