Family of Chesterfield businessman give £10,000 to St Luke's Hospice in his memory

The family of businessman Eric Bridgstock have made a £10,000 donation to St Luke’s Hospice.

Thursday, 3rd December 2020, 6:34 pm

Eric was the founder of the Bridgstock Group, the parent of two companies based on the Chesterfield Trading Estate - Peak Pipe Systems and its sister company, ControlPoint.

Eric died in 2018 but his wife Petra - who has fundraised for St Luke’s for many years - and her daughters Gemma, Helen and Ginnie maintain a keen interest and involvement in the Bridgstock Group and were pleased to be able to make the donation to a cause dear to their hearts.

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Petra Bridgstock and her daughters Gemma, Helen and Ginnie

St Luke’s director of income, media and marketing Kathryn Burkitt said: “Petra and her family have been keen supporters of St Luke’s for many years.

“This very special donation comes at the end of a very difficult year and will make an enormous difference to the lives of our patients and their families.”

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