JCB donates £15,000 prize for Lighthouse Club charity auction

JCB ExcavatorA mini excavator worth more than £15,000 is to be auctioned off to raise funds for a charity which provides welfare and financial support for the construction industry.

The Lighthouse Club will be celebrating its 60th anniversary at the famous Construction Industry Charity Christmas Lunch at the Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster on Friday, December 2nd.

To help things go with a swing, JCB has donated the 1.5 tonne 8016CTS mini excavator to be auctioned off in front of 1,000 people.

Those with a ticket to the sell out event can still bid online for a chance to own this fantastic piece of plant at

The Lighthouse Club has been delivering charitable welfare and support to the sector since 1956 and since then has distributed more than £14 million to construction workers and their families

Bill Hill, CEO of the Lighthouse Club, said: “JCB has been a terrific supporter for many years. We can’t thank the company enough for this extremely generous donation of an excavator to feature in our Christmas Lunch charity auction.”

JCB UK & Ireland sales director, Dan Thompstone, said: “JCB has a long-standing history of supporting the Lighthouse Club Charity. We are delighted to continue that support by donating a JCB mini excavator for auction to help individuals and their families who have suffered from injury or illness in the construction industry.”

Bid now at

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