Sponsors 2016


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Thank you to our fantastic sponsors

A big thank you to the businesses and organisations sponsoring this year’s Lichfield Proms, which includes: principal sponsor U+I, along with the Lichfield Chamber of Trade and Commerce, Police Mutual, Move Corp, Wilcox Refinishers, Strong Holdings, Prizm Solutions, The Best of Lichfield, Keelys LLP Solicitors, Merry Maids, PJS Autos, Secret Garden, Moseleys Solicitors, Beacon Street Garage, Blue Print Designs, Grosvenor Shutters, and grant sponsors Swinfen Broun Charitable Trust, Lichfield City Council, Lichfield Bid and Staffordshire County Councillors Caroline Wood, David S Smith, Terry Finn, Janet Eagland and Alan White – through Staffordshire Local Community Fund.

Principal sponsor:
U+I is proud to be the principal sponsor of Lichfield Proms. Property regeneration specialist U+I is the company behind the flagship scheme, Friarsgate.
The scheme’s leisure offering includes a state of the art multi-screen cinema, a new gym, up to ten new restaurants and approximately 25 shops. It will provide 82 apartments, 11 townhouses and a brand new landscaped public area for visitors to enjoy. The development will also enhance transport connectivity within Lichfield, delivering a new bus station for the city near to the railway station, as well as 500 safe and accessible car parking spaces.

A truly mixed-use scheme, the combination of leisure and retail opportunities at Friarsgate is expected to increase shopping turnover from £55m to £107m by 2022 and is forecast to create 660 new full-time equivalent jobs in the community. To find out more visit www.visitfriarsgate.co.uk

Proud sponsors:

Police Mutual
For 150 years, Police Mutual have been helping serving and retired police officers, staff and their families with their finances. They offer a great range of products and services exclusively for members and are continually developing them to ensure they meet their needs. So whether you’re looking for a savings or investment product with a built-in guarantee, value for money insurance, first-class healthcare or advice on finding a mortgage, Police Mutual have products and services designed with you in mind. To find out more visit www.policemutual.co.uk

Swinfen Broun Charitable Trust
The Trustees of the Swinfen Broun Charitable Trust are keen to continue the legacy of both Colonel and Mrs. Swinfen Broun, who were very generous patrons and benefactors of good causes in the Lichfield area. The Trustees, for example, have recently assisted with the refurbishment of the Guildhall Public Clock which was donated to the City by Mrs. Swinfen Broun in November 1928. Visit www.swinfenbroun.org.uk for more information.

Prizm Solutions
Based in Tamworth, Prizm is a hard-working but incredibly affable insurance broker who will sort you out with the package you need, tailored specifically to your requirements. The team will take time to get to know you, listen carefully to your needs then work hard to get you the insurance solution that’s right for you. To find out more visit www.prizmsolutions.co.uk

Staffordshire county councillors
Terry Finn, David Smith, Caroline Wood, Janet Eagland and Alan White – through Staffordshire Local Community Fund. Find out more about Staffordshire Local Community Fund.

Lichfield City Council
Lichfield City Council has sponsored this year’s Lichfield Proms in Beacon Park through a community grant. Visit www.lichfield.gov.uk to find out about the services Lichfield City Council provides.

Lichfield Chamber of Trade & Commerce
Lichfield Chamber of Trade and Commerce was established in 1896 and has been supporting and advising businesses in the city for more than 100 years. Members benefit from representation in consultations with local authorities, such as the council and police. Monthly meetings are hosted so members can share views on local issues. To find out more, call Richard Lewis on 01543 642106.

Lichfield Bid
The BID was established to raise visitor numbers into the city and boost trade for local businesses; so supporting key events in Lichfield is essential for us. Our latest project is to install brand new footfall counters around the city centre, through Springboard, the UK’s leading provider of retail performance benchmarking insights. This will give us accurate data on visitor numbers, so that we can evaluate how successful our events and festivals are for our city and give vital information to local businesses, to allow them to market themselves in the most effective way. To find out more visit: www.lichfieldbid.co.uk

Strong Plastic Products Ltd
Strongs Plastic Products is one of the leading converters of engineering grade plastics in the UK. Based centrally in the UK, Strongs has been offering high quality fabrications for over 35 years. With a large manufacturing facility and state of the art design and machining facilities, Strongs offers high quality reliable products to customers. Call: 01827 54999 Email: info@strongs.co.uk Visit: www.strongs.co.uk

MoveCorp – proud to sponsor the proms VIP seating area
Movecorp is a UK based specialist international and European removal company dedicated to offering its clients a first class service at an affordable price. Our head office is based in the West Midlands and perfectly positioned in the heart of the country to service the whole of the UK – we have daily collections across the country. Call: Tel: 01922 450 040 Email: sales@movecorp.co.uk Visit: www.movecorp.co.uk

Wilcox Refinishers
Wilcox Refinishers, based in Walsall, specialise in spraying commercial vehicles. Big clients include Dennis Eagle Ltd, E-On, Argos, Hymix, Kelberg, Tarmac, Sovereign, Cemex, Fire Vehicle Services and many more. Visit: www.wilcoxrefinishers.com Call: 01543 360868.

Beacon Street Garage
The family-run garage first opened its doors in the early 1920s, and remains on the same site today. It has been run by Vic and Gill Greatrix since 1983, and carries out vehicle servicing, mechanical repairs and body repair work. Why not give us a try? To book your vehicle in: Call: 01543 263380

Blue Print Designs
Blue Print Designs offers a large selection of workwear, safety boots and accessories. The team designs clothing for a variety of customers, from clubs and societies, sports/dance groups, and individual orders, through to traders and local companies. Blue Print also stocks ranges of uniform and accessories. For more information visit www.blueprint-designs.co.uk

Grosvenor Shutters
Grosvenor Shutters specialise in the supply and installation of stylish, elegant and contemporary plantation shutters. Transforming windows in modern or period homes through tremendous flexibility in styling and textures together with a large range of colours, from soft shades to dramatic bold statement colours inspired by the renowned interior designer Kelly Hoppen. For more information call 0800 044 5460 or email tony@grosvenorshutters.co.uk

Keelys Solicitors
A law firm specialising in residential conveyancing, wills and probate and divorce and family matters. Based on Dam Street in Lichfield, the service we offer is practical and positive, with an emphasis on building a strong relationship with our clients. Call: 01543 420000 Visit: www.keelys.co.uk

Moseleys Solicitors
Moseleys is a long established and successful firm of solicitors in Lichfield that looks after the needs of private and business clients. Visit: www.moseleys.co.uk

Secret Garden
City centre florist, Secret Garden has supported Lichfield Proms every year since the first concert in 1998. Established in 1990, Secret Garden has created floral designs for prestigious events including royal visits, British Open Golf tournaments, the Royal Show at Stoneleigh and celebrity weddings. Visit: www.secretgardenlichfield.co.uk

Hitchman’s Sebonig Properties
Based in Lichfield, Hitchman’s Sebonig Properties manage coastal stable conversions and renovated local residences. Formed in 2006 and continues to offer good value. For more information call 01543 327222 or 07971113505

Merry Maids
Servicing Sutton Coldfield, Lichfield, and Tamworth for 15 years. For an affordable and reliable domestic cleaning service, giving you peace of mind that your home is given the care and attention it needs – every time! Call: 0121 323 4811 Email: suttoncoldfield@merrymaids.org.uk Visit: www.merrymaids.co.uk

The Best of Lichfield
thebestof Lichfield is the ultimate local business guide; their mission is to take the stress out of finding great, recommended local businesses. Find out more at www.thebestof.co.uk/local/lichfield or call Louie Clegg on 01543 406160

PJS Autos Lichfield
Phil Bennet and his team at PJS Autos, on Station Road in Lichfield, has a long standing history in the automotive industry with over 50 years experience providing MOTs, servicing and repair packages. Striving to maintain a personal and approachable service, ensuring prices are competitive, whilst receiving a quality service. Call: 01543 255417 Visit: www.pjsautos.co.uk/station-rd-garage/

The Rotary Club of Lichfield St. Chad, is proud to support this year’s proms.
The club organises the nationally recognised Cars in the Park event that is held annually in Beacon Park on the first weekend in July. From the funds generated it has provided seats in the gardens opposite Lichfield Library, an outdoor gym in Stowe Field, taken children to ‘Kids Out’ and on holiday in Maplethorpe each year. The club is also providing defibrillators to all the secondary schools in Lichfield. The Rotary Club is always seeking new members and appreciates that time is precious so we are establishing a new club to meet the needs of modern business life. To find out more visit www.1060.org.uk/lichfield-st-chad