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A building firm boss says he’s proud to be British after his firm played a part in the Olympic Village.

Covers Timber and Builders Merchant which has offices in Portsmouth and Gosport supplied flooring materials for the building at Stratford in London which has been home to athletes during this summer’s games.

Henry Green, commercial director for Covers Timber and Builders Merchant, said: ‘We were extremely proud to be involved in the Olympics in some way.

‘It has certainly been a patriotic year for our country and the Games have made all of us very proud to be British.’