Hitachi Power Tools supports South London Makerspace

Published:  14 April, 2015

Hitachi Power Tools is donating a selection of its tougher, faster and more advanced power tools to South London Makerspace, a not-for-profit social, community workshop, dedicated to promoting and encouraging creative, technical and scientific skills.

South London Makerspace provides and maintains a shared community workspace, as well as tools and equipment in a converted railway arch it is refurbishing in Herne Hill. For a small fee, anybody in the community will be able to use the space and its tools in an environment designed to encourage creativity and support.

Recognising the difference South London Makerspace will make to people who may otherwise not have access to workspaces and tools, Hitachi Power Tools has supplied the workshop with its powerful 18V cordless combi drills powered by high performance Lithium-Ion battery technology as well as corded circular saws and jigsaws. Hitachi has also committed to more tool demonstrations for the organisation and the users of the workspace.

“We are really impressed with what South London Makerspace will achieve in its local community and by donating these tools we can give this unique workspace the quality of equipment it really deserves,” explained Simon Miller, brand manager for Hitachi Power Tools.

“Hitachi’s donation of its power tools really makes a difference to the users of our workspace,” said Tom Lynch, trustee of South London Makerspace. “The combi drills are performing superbly and the advice we have received on tool care and maintenance from Hitachi will help us look after the equipment for the many projects our workspace will help to bring to completion.”

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