Shildon AFC scores sponsorship with JT Atkinson Builders Merchant

This week Shildon AFC announced a 3 year sponsorship with local independent builders’ merchant JT Atkinson. The family-run business will become a community sponsor and will help the club realise its vision to deliver a number of community programmes through its sister organisation, Shildon AFC CIC.

Pictured: David Dent & Jamie Atkinson

Club Chairman David Dent said “ We are delighted to have JT Atkinson on board for 3 years. The business shares the same vision and values as we do and their support will go a long way in helping the club achieve its ambitions both on the field and within the community. Together we’ll be able to achieve some fantastic results for the team and the local area”

JT Atkinson Managing Director Jamie Atkinson said “We are thrilled to embark on this sponsorship journey with David and Shildon AFC. We have a long-term commitment to investing in our local communities and the work the club does through the CIC is something we’re very proud to be a part of. With our continued growth, we have set our sights on building strong partnerships with local initiatives, and we are pleased that we can support Shildon AFC to achieve their goals.”

JT Atkinson Builders Merchant is an independent builders’ merchant business in the North of England. Began in 1860 and still run by the Atkinson family today, the company supplies building materials, plumbing & heating supplies, roofing and landscaping to local businesses across a network of 37 branches in the North East, Yorkshire and Cumbria.

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