Tough day out for Palmer & Partners

Palmer and Partners took all their staff to the Nuclear Races; an army assault course near Brentwood

Palmer and Partners took all their staff to the Nuclear Races; an army assault course near Brentwood. - Credit: cont

Team-building for estate agents on an army assault course

It was a day out, with a difference, for staff from Palmer & Partners estate agents in Suffolk and Essex.

John Palmer, a keen fun-runner, took the staff for a day trip to the Nuclear Races, an army style assault course near Brentwood, Essex.

“It was a tough day, but very enjoyable,” said John, “We are all aching a bit the day after.”

The participants had to tackle the 3km course which included climbing sheer walls, scampering under cargo nets and jumping (or wading through) plenty of dirty ditches.

He said: “It was very different to a day in the office.

“We have had summer barbecues before, but nothing like this.

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“We do sponsor the Langham 10k, which is very popular, and a few of the staff do that.

“We divided into five teams of five, and it really was a team-building event.”

The Colchester Lettings team won under manager Jon Gallop, beating four other departments within the company - to become Palmer & Partners champion.

“With friendly rivalry, a great day our was had by all.”

A special mention was due for Hayley Truston who conquered her fear of heights to climb the high wall, he added

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