Penny Mordaunt MP helped to save the Wymering Manor when it was under threat as a council asset and in need of a huge restoration effort.
Penny Mordaunt helped setup the Wymering Manor Trust and was installed as the chairman through the period of community asset transfer from Portsmouth City Council to the Wymering Manor Trust.
Over the years since the transfer asset, Penny, together with the Wymering Manor Trust has setup social action projects s at the Wymering Manor to help both secure the building and bring it back into use as well as help with landscaping of the grounds and gardens that it occupies.
The restoration efforts continue and the Wymering Manor is being sensitively restored and being brought back into use.
The music room restoration was completed at the end of 2014 and brought the music room back into a fully usable facility that now hosts functions, poetry and concerts for example, is available for community hire and use directly through the Wymering Manor Trust.
A varied program of paranormal events are also held on a regular basis, giving visitors the opportunity to explore the Wymering Manor's ghostly past.
Local volunteers and organisations with Penny Mordaunt in 2014 at the Wymering Manor garden party.
Volunteers and campaigners came together with Penny Mordaunt MP to create the Wymering Manor Trust that continues to operate the Wymering Manor.
The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth with Penny Mordaunt and partners at the ground laying ceremony for the new UTC, Hilsea.