Pippa Greenwood to open new Stewart factory in Banbury, Photocall: Tuesday 11th September 2012, 10:30 am and 1:00 pm
Stewart, Beaumont Industrial Estate, Beaumont Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX16 1RH
Dear News Editor/Picture Editor
Grow your own specialist and regular broadcaster, Pippa Greenwood, will be turning on Stewart’s new Engle 300, in their new factory which will be opening in Banbury on Tuesday 11thSeptember 2012.
The event celebrates the end of a nine month development project involving 30 local and national contractors. The new facility means Stewart can now truly demonstrate best practice in the manufacture and supply of products for the garden, medical, professional catering, automotives and homeware sectors.
The photocall will take place at 10:30 am, which will see the Engle 300 produce the first products in the new facility; terracotta plant pots.
Date Tuesday 11 September 2012
Time 10.30 am
Beaumont Industrial Estate
Description Pippa Greenwood turning on Stewart’s first machine, the Engle 300, in their new factory
Time 1:00 pm
Description Pippa Greenwood planting a tree to commemorate the opening
Pippa Greenwood is one of Britain’s most popular gardening broadcasters. She has presented on a number of television and radio programmes.
Stewart and Pippa Greenwood work together to help consumers improve their understanding of growing fruit and vegetables at home and support retailers in this increasingly popular market sector.
Pippa has several regular writing commitments including BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine, and a monthly page in ‘NFU Countryside Magazine’. For eighteen years Pippa was the gardening columnist for The Mirror newspaper.
There will be a second opportunity for a photograph at 1:00 pm which will take place at the front door where Pippa Greenwood will be planting a tree.
You are welcome to send a photographer or film crew to capture Pippa Greenwood celebrating the opening of the factory.
Please let us know if you will be sending a representative by replying to Emma De Maio at or call on 07921 160 134.
If you require any further details or background information, please contact Emma De Maio as above.