Bankers from a Sheffield branch swapped their suits for overalls when they rolled up their sleeves and helped to transform a city property.

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Bankers from a Sheffield branch swapped their suits for overalls when they rolled up their sleeves and helped to transform a city property.

The workers from Lloyds TSB in Sheffield city centre took a day out of the office to decorate a house in Brighton Terrace Road, Crookes.

They were helping out care leavers Ashley Ward, aged 21, and Matthew Hamblett, 20, who have just moved into a shared home thanks to support from charity Mencap.

The lads were asked how they’d like to have their rooms decorated.

Lady Gaga fan Ashley asked for his room to be painted blue and silver, while Matthew, a Sheffield United supporter, asked for a red and white theme.

Sue Tracy from Lloyds TSB said: “Often young people leaving care and going into accommodation haven’t got a thing, so we thought this was a nice way to help them make their first start.

“We were also really keen to help a cause - Mencap - that doesn’t always get a lot of attention or fundraising.”

The work was carried out by volunteers.

Pictured are Ashley Ward, Helen Smith, Ian Bisatt, Sue Tracy, Julie Pitt, Carolyn Hardy, Lynsey Hobson, Jane Waring, Carol Parkin, Mike Melia and Rachel Smith.