Partners and Sponsors

Main Partner

Mitsubishi Motors (UK)

Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi is a globally recognised brand which stands for innovation, excellence and quality. Mitsubishi Motors (UK) is located in Cirencester, and the company has been a proud supporter of Gloucester Rugby over the years - the club's fan base runs deep into our organisation.

Mitsubishi Motors (UK) has a first class dealer network that spans the length and breadth of the UK.

The company's range includes the award winning L200 pick-up truck, which is an iconic symbol of Mitsubishi reliability and strength, plus the UK's best-selling plug-in vehicle - the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle).

In addition, the Mitsubishi range also includes the legendary Shogun, the seven-seat Outlander diesel, the ASX (Active Sports Cross-over) and the supper efficient, compact Mirage.

Mitsubishi Motors (UK) has been a sponsor of Gloucester Rugby since 2007. Now, as the club's main partner, we share the same burning desire to see domestic and European honours.

For more details on the Mitsubishi range please visit: http://www.mitsubishi-cars.co.uk/

Partners and Sponsors

X Blades

XBlades

Official Kit Supplier

XBlades Sports became the club's new kit supplier from the 2015-16 season onwards.

The deal will see the South Yorkshire based company design, manufacture and supply Gloucester Rugby with all of its home, change and European playing kits as well as leisure and training apparel.

The new partnership will see supporters benefitting thanks to the introduction of a new look club shop and revamped online store, making it easier than ever to purchase Gloucester Rugby replica shirts and other merchandise, while a secondary ticket and merchandise outlet will open in the city in summer 2015.

The new look playing and training wear will complement the already significant XBlades presence around Hartpury and Kingsholm, with the likes of Rob Cook, Richard Hibbard and Jonny May all already wearing XBlades boots.

Find out more about XBlades by visiting their website

Hartpury College

Hartpury College

Official Training Partner

As well as being an Associate Faculty of the University of the West of England, the College offers a growing range of higher education programmes to complement its portfolio of further education courses. The further education provision at Hartpury has recently been judged by an Ofsted Inspection to be 'Outstanding', giving it a Grade 1 which is the highest possible for all cross college aspects of its work. Hartpury is one of only three specialist residential colleges in the UK to be graded as Outstanding.

Hartpury College also provides Gloucester Rugby Club with its on and off field training facilities (new and enhanced for 2011-12)and as well as running the Hartpury Rugby Academy as a joint venture, with the aim of the Academy being to attract high calibre rugby players to study at Hartpury with a view to developing their rugby talent and helping them to break into the Gloucester Academy and Gloucester Rugby Senior Squad.

In addition to the Academy and in partnership with Gloucester Rugby, Hartpury also offers the Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence (AASE) scheme designed to allow promising young players (aged 16 to 18) to follow a structured training programme in a professional environment, whilst studying for 'A' Levels or a BTEC National Diploma.

Mira Showers

Mira Showers

As the No.1 shower brand in the UK, we're always looking for fantastic partnerships. That's why we're proud to be working with Gloucester Rugby as stand sponsor for the next three years.

Supporting the local community is a high priority for Mira, and this opportunity to work with a top local club helps us in our commitment to Gloucester and its residents.

You'd be forgiven for thinking that a rugby club and Mira don't have a lot in common. However, every player always has perfection in mind, focussing on the tiny details to help perfect that run, pass or kick and at Mira, we're exactly the same.

We believe that good isn't good enough. That's why we're constantly honing and refining to not just innovate, but to physically deliver the perfect shower to everyone. Which means, because each and every one of the cutting-edge products in our huge range is always designed with a specific purpose in mind, you're bound to find the perfect shower for you.

Everyone at Mira is very excited about this partnership and we hope it will mark the beginnings of a strong and successful relationship.

For more information, please visit www.mirashowers.co.uk

Greene King

Greene King

Official Ale Partner

Greene King IPA, the flagship beer of brewer Greene King, is the official ale partner of Gloucester Rugby, the official beer of the RFU and the first ever title partner of the RFU Championship.

Brewed in Suffolk, Greene King IPA is an easy-drinking, multi-award-winning British beer with a long history of supporting rugby union at all levels of the game, from investing in grassroots clubs to championing top class squads.

Greene King itself was founded in 1799. One of the nation's leading pub companies and brewers, Greene King runs 3,000 pubs, restaurants and hotels across Great Britain and crafts quality beers from its iconic Bury St. Edmunds and Dunbar breweries, including Old Speckled Hen, Abbot Ale, Belhaven Best and of course the sporting hero, Greene King IPA.




Olbas

Locally based in Gloucester, Lanes Health, a family owned company has been established around 80 years. Founded by Gilbert Lane in 1930, the company makes herbal medicines and food supplement products to support health and well being and has a number of well known brands.

As well as Olbas oil, brands include Kalms, Kalms Sleep and Kalms Night one-a-night. Other brands include Aquaban, Polar Frost, Gopo (a Rosehip joint health product) and medicated confectionery brand 'Jakemans'.

Lanes Health sees itself as an important part of the local community with a role to play in helping to support local organisations and charities.

Lanes Health through the Olbas Brand, first became involved with Gloucester Rugby as one of the community programme supporters in 2011 and continues to support the programme this year as well as the club as shirt sponsor. For Lanes Health the Olbas partnership with Gloucester Rugby is a very natural fit .

For further information please go to: www.olbas.co.uk and www.laneshealth.com

Downton

Downton

C M Downton Ltd is one of the largest privately owned logistics firms in the UK.

Headquartered in Moreton Valence it is one of Gloucestershire's major employers, with around 600 staff based in and around Gloucester and a further 400 across its nationwide depot network.

Clients include some of the country's largest blue chip companies. Downton is the sole UK logistics partner for technology giant Dyson, one of the leading providers for pet superstore Pets at Home, and handles the distribution for many leading drinks brands including Magners, Gaymers and Tennants.

Downton is also one of the biggest publishing distributors, delivering around 70 percent of all magazines and newspaper supplements produced in the UK.

Downton has been one of Gloucester Rugby's lead sponsors for a number of years.

Andy, Richard, John and Kate Downton and the other company directors are staunch Gloucester fans, and are very proud of the close ties the business has with this great club.

http://www.downton.co.uk/

EDF Energy

EDF Energy

EDF Energy is one of the UK's largest energy companies and its largest producer of low-carbon electricity, the headquarters of its Generation business is based at Barnwood in Gloucester. EDF Energy is a company that is passionate about its people and equality in the workplace, something that has been recognised by the award of a 'Gold Standard' for diversity and inclusion.

The company was therefore delighted to build on a long history of support for paralympic sport by becoming the main sponsor of the Gloucester Wheelchair Rugby team, helping it to grow and to give young people with disabilities the chance to take part in a fantastic sport.

For more information, visit their website, www.edfenergy.com

Omega

Omega Resource Group

Official Recruitment Partner

Omega Resource Group industrial division from Tewkesbury, have been successfully supplying all our match day bar staff during that period and have proved to be a reliable partner.

They always make sure our needs are met, with the right calibre of staff, also providing the additional support we need to ensure we deliver a great match day experience.

Omega Workforce, the company's industrial division, have now just agreed a three year deal to supply all our requirements.

With their UK head quarters based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire they now employ over 130 staff within UK from their seven locations.

For more information, visit their website by clicking HERE

Barrington Ayre

Barrington Ayre

Official Formal Wear Supplier

Barrington Ayre Shirtmaker & Tailor are a luxury Made in England bespoke and made to order clothing company based in Market Place, Cirencester but with a visiting tailoring service across The Cotswolds, The South West, London and the UK.

Making everything from shirts to business suits, to breeks to shooting suits. From dressing gowns to leather wear and everything in between.

Clothing, truly as individual as you.

www.barringtonayre.co.uk @MrTabbs - Twitter


USN

USN

Official Supplement Supplier

The market leaders in sports nutrition, USN - Ultimate Sports Nutrition are delighted to be the Official Supplement Suppliers to Gloucester Rugby.

As a brand, we strive to help customers achieve goals from weight loss to muscle building, to increasing strength and improving endurance.

Our meal replacements, pre-workout boosters, protein shakes and dietary supplements all draw on the world's leading scientific research.

Along with providing amateur athletes with top quality nutritional supplements, at USN we support a number of professional athletes and some of the biggest and most successful sports teams in the UK, making this partnership with Gloucester Rugby the perfect match.

The relationship between professional Rugby and sports supplements is vital, so we just hope that by providing Gloucester Rugby with our finest products will help them to continue to be one of the real forces in the Aviva Premiership and in European rugby in general.

It's All About Results!

Find out more about USN by visiting http://uk.usn-sport.com/en/

Ricoh

Ricoh

Official Sponsor of the 1873 Lounge

Established in 1998, the greatest asset of a company is the imagination of its people.

From the very beginning, Ricoh has been energised by this belief in the power of creative ideas. The company's founder, Kiyoshi Ichimura, nurtured a unique pool of thinkers, motivated by professional pride, who refused to be limited by tradition.

Today, Ricoh is a truly international company. It fosters genuine partnerships with its customers through exceptional standards of service. With Ricoh's technical ability and IT knowledge, these companies can reduce costs, eliminate waste and streamline processes - yielding tangible benefits for their own customers.

Most importantly, by freeing employees to think creatively, and making institutional wisdom more readily available, Ricoh promotes business transformation that is profound and lasting.

Every day, all over the world, Ricoh helps people harness the power of collective imagination to enjoy a more productive, fulfilling and sustainable quality of life.

For further information, please visit www.ricoh.co.uk

Abbey Business Group

Abbey Business Group

Established in 1989 Abbey Business Group are a business solutions provider with a service ethos and proven track record based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

We operate in a number of market sectors including Education, Corporate, Local and Central Government, FM and PFI. Abbey have three divisions, Managed print solutions (including hardware, software and service), Office Interiors and Furniture along with Leisure Furnishings.

We have a 'can do' mentality with a reputation for getting the job done on time every time and more importantly to budget.

For further information, please visit www.abbeybusinessgroup.com

Mike Burton Group

Official Travel Partner

Mike Burton Group is one of the leading providers of corporate hospitality and travel services at major sporting events. Mike Burton Travel is part of England Rugby Travel, which was an Official Travel Agent of Rugby World Cups 2007 and 2011, and also provides supporter travel packages to all of England's away games including the RBS 6 Nations and summer tours. Mike Burton Corporate Hospitality is an official hospitality licencee for the RFU at Twickenham.

For more information visit http://www.englandrugbytravel.com/ or http://www.mikeburton.com/.

Allcooper

Allcooper

Official Security Partner

For over 20 years, fire and security specialists, Allcooper have been protecting homes and businesses across Gloucestershire and beyond. In that time the family business has developed a strong association with Gloucester Rugby, which now sees it exclusively manage the Club's fire safety and electronic security needs.

Allcooper's consultants have all been engineers at some point in their careers, so they know the products inside out and what will fit a customer's requirements best. The high level of workmanship across the company is recognised by numerous quality and health and safety accreditations.

To find out more see http://www.allcooper.com/.

Converge

Converge Networks

Official IT Support Partner

Converge Networks the IT support & management team for Gloucester Rugby. Converge support the club with all their IT, data, wireless & audio visual requirements.and work with our customers to find & develop the best tailor made solutions. As owners we are our proud of our reputation with our client base that encompasses education, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, commercial & retail sectors.

For further information please visit http://www.convergenetworks.co.uk/.


Opro

Official Supplier of Mouthguards

OPRO are the world's largest custom mouthguard brand. With other 20 years' experience, OPRO are dedicated to bringing cutting-edge technology, innovation and safety to all athletes, at all levels of sport including England Rugby, GB Hockey, New Zealand Rugby and the Wallabies.

In recognition of our ground-breaking work in the field of oral protection, OPRO was awarded the Queen's Award for Innovation in 2007.

OPRO is very proud to be associated with Gloucester Rugby and has had the pleasure of being the squad's official supplier for over 15 years.

For more information, go to http://www.opro.com/

Pearce Platford Ltd

Pearce Platford Ltd

Official Electrical Maintenance and Installation Partner

Pearce Platford Ltd are the electrical maintenance and installation partner for Gloucester rugby. We support the club with all their electrical requirements, from the electrical installation of the new C & G grandstand to general maintenance
works and the provision of stand-by engineers for all home matches.

Pearce Platford were established in 1994 and have grown into a multi-disciplined electrical engineering company based in the Gloucestershire area. We are able to provide all aspects of electrical works, from large design and build projects through to small extensions for the manufacturing, education, council housing, commercial and domestic sectors.

For further information visit http://www.pearce-platford.co.uk/

Kubota

Kubota/ Bucklands

Official Supplier of Grounds Machinery

For further information. please visit http://www.kubota.co.uk/ or http://www.bucklandgardenmachinery.com/


Simplicity

Simplicity is an established Mitcheldean business specialising in financial services and back office payroll solutions.

With more than 50 years of collective experience amongst the management team, their expertise is unrivalled and having just celebrated the 10th anniversary of the business, they are best placed for providing Gloucestershire businesses with managed payroll services.

Why waste precious time on payroll day when you can leave your staff salaries in safe hands?

Contact the experts today to find out how outsourcing your payroll can help you to focus on growing your business.

Click HERE for further information.

Hazelwoods

Hazlewoods

Official Audit Partner

Our practice was founded in 1925 by Marcus Hazlewood. Working from offices in Cheltenham he developed a thriving business.

Today, the firm is one of the UK's Top 40 independent Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, and renowned for real specialism in our chosen fields.

With over 200 staff in three offices across Gloucestershire, we are proud to be a very strong regional practice with both a national and international reach. Many of our specialists have a UK wide reputation. We also enjoy what we do, and are very straightforward to deal with.

For more information, visit www.hazlewoods.co.uk

Sherbornes

Sherbornes Solicitors

Official Legal Partner

Sherbornes Solicitors are a leading local firm of employment and corporate/commercial law specialists.

We act for employers and businesses and offer all of our clients unrivalled expertise and experience. We have a hard earned reputation for clear, uncomplicated no-nonsense advice and a proven track record of success.

We make the law work for our clients, we don't leave the difficult decisions to them and we avoid sitting on the fence. This is what sets Sherbornes apart.

For more information, visit their website - http://sherborneslaw.co.uk/

David Lloyd

David Lloyd

Official Leisure Partner

David Lloyd Clubs have something for everyone! Whether you're a family looking for the perfect place to spend time together and keep active, you want to use our state-of-the-art gyms, make the most of our stunning tennis facilities, go swimming in our heated indoor and outdoor pools, or try out a group exercise class with one of our brilliant trainers - there's so much to choose from.

And, we're more than just a gym - our clubs are a place you can also spend time relaxing with your family, working, or enjoying a healthy meal.

David Lloyd Gloucester is easily accessible by road from both, Gloucester and Cheltenham, and is located on the Gloucester Business Park. But, when you're relaxing after your workout on our outdoor terrace, it can be easy to forget all about the hustle and bustle of the cities.

For further information about David Lloyd Gloucester and membership at David Lloyd Clubs, visit https://www.davidlloyd.co.uk/clubs/gloucester

Elonex

Elonex

Official Visual Technology Partner

Elonex is the Official Visual Technology Partner and Exclusive Sales Partner for Digital Advertising to Gloucester Rugby.

As a market leader in sports stadium visual technology, Elonex work closely with professional clubs across many different sports and use high impact digital output to enhance the match day experience for spectators, and to deliver innovative advertising opportunities for brands who want to target large sporting audiences.

Elonex is renowned for its extensive digital network, which beyond the world of sport includes roadside LED billboards and digital screens in major entertainment venues and many of the UK's best known shopping centres.

For more information, please visit elonexoutdoormedia.co.uk

Cheltenham College

Cheltenham College

Official Mascot Partner

Cheltenham College Preparatory School (Cheltenham Prep) is a 3 to 13 co-educational day and boarding school, set in a stunning environment.

Cheltenham Prep believes in academic and creative excellence for all with a clear emphasis on enjoyment and enthusiasm in the classroom, underpinned by first-class pastoral care.

Alongside a brand new dedicated Science and Technology Centre with university grade facilities, the school enjoys use of the College's stunning Chapel and Sports Centre. The beautiful grounds are even home to a woodland Forest School and friendly farm animals!

Cheltenham is proud to have been rated 'Excellent' in all categories by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, in 2016.

For more information, please visit our website www.cheltenhamcollege.org/prep-home.


Cotswold Surfacing

Cotswold Surfacing

Official Road Construction & Surfacing Partner

Cotswold Surfacing was formed in 1989 by R S & C E Westmorland, then in 2011 it was taken over by a former employee of 16 years, Andy Harvey and his wife Christy.

We are an unincorporated business specialising in road construction and surfacing. We carry out work in both the private and public sector, either as the main contractor or a subcontractor.

We have over the years built up a reputation in both sectors for excellent workmanship and reliability, so much so that 70% of our work now comes from recommendation. We are proud to be the official partners of Gloucester Rugby.

For more information, visit http://www.cotsurf.com/index.html


Volvic

Volvic

Official Water Partner

Volvic has a clear mission to bring hydration to as many people as possible through offering a range of tasty beverage choices. As match day at Gloucester Rugby is a brilliant family event this partnership is key to highlight the importance of hydration not only through physical activity but in everyday life.

Further to this as Volvic continues to differentiate its position through driving an emotional link with inner strength, the synergies between that of Volvic's brand is a perfect fit for Premiership Rugby Team, like Gloucester..... to be #unstoppable!

As well as our Volvic still natural mineral water, we have a variety of delicious flavoured water products to suit a range of tastes. Our volcanic mineral water is at the heart of each product and delivers a refreshing and thirst quenching experience, which ever product you choose!

Subject to availability, our full range is available for sale in the stadium.

For more information on Volvic please visit our website https://www.facebook.com/VolvicUK


F3

F3Group

Official Fanzone Sponsor

F3GROUP is a DEVELOPMENT and CONSTRUCTION manager, that is supported by RESOURCE and SYSTEMS.

We offer a fully integrated development and construction management solution to all our Supporters (Clients), as "DELIVERY PARTNER | of choice"

Initiating, planning, executing, controlling and delivering a development/project to achieve specific goals against success criteria is where F3GROUP excel.

We are privately owned and all our directors are hands-on and with skin in the game. We place reliance on the integrity, strength, ability and surety of these individuals and our group.

The original business was established in 1982.

Our services are delivered utilising a core team of 120 professionals with various disciplines, in three markets across the country. We have developed over the past three decades, strong relationships with many of the world's top consultants/advisors and tier 1/2 supply chain.

F3GROUP is able to demonstrate experience and capabilities, where we execute an average volume of £700 million a year of project related services.

The group's integration allows us to work closely together to provide our Supporters with 360-degree development and construction project support.

YOUR PRIORITIES | delivered

For more information - visit http://www.f3g.uk/

Peel Group

Peel Group

Peel Land and Property Group own and manage 1.2 million m² of property and 15,000 hectares of land and water, including the Gloucester Quays retail development.

Their holdings are concentrated in North West England but they also own and manage significant assets in the Clyde, Yorkshire and the Medway in Kent, with a total portfolio value of £2.3 billion.

For more information, visit http://www.peel.co.uk


Cabot Security

Cabot Security

Official Security Partner

Cabot Security strive for Security Excellence. We offer clients bespoke solutions that have been tailored to their exact needs. Our experience and expertise allows us to deliver Security Excellence through manned security. Our clear focus on customer requirements means that we are the ideal partner for any organisation.

To find out more, visit www.cabotsecurity.co.uk

Go Rental

Go Rental

Official Van Partner

Employing over 100 staff, and operating and managing hundreds of vehicles, Go Vehicle Rental has the size and scale to deliver real value to their customers. Established over 15 years ago, the business has grown and expanded significantly in recent years.

We now offer a complete range of high quality, complimentary and responsive transport services that are designed to provide the best value for money, but always with the best possible service.

For more information visit, www.go-transportgroup.co.uk


iPro

iPro

Official Hydration Partner

iPro Sport offers something others of its kind on the UK market do not - a fructose-free isotonic drink with absolutely no artificial flavours, colours or sweeteners and in three mouth-watering flavours.

iPro Sport is the official hydration partner to football teams across the Championship, League One and League Two, as well as teams within rugby, cricket, cycling and running associations.


For more information visit, http://www.iprosport.com
GL Events

GL events

Official Partner

GL events UK supplies fantastic and flexible temporary structures, marquees and spectator seating products, and partners in the production of some of the UK and the world's most iconic and successful indoor and outdoor events.

We specialise in the design, manufacture and installation of complete temporary event infrastructure, offering bespoke and creative solutions for every occasion. Our temporary structures come in all shapes and sizes, and include multi-storey and giant options; offering professionally-built, environments for corporate hospitality, sporting events, exhibitions, product launches, brand activations, large-scale celebrations and retail applications.

With creative staff and knowledgeable, specialist teams dedicated to every project, we deliver premium, safe, and highly-versatile temporary event solutions that make event organisers' lives easy and deliver a fantastic, memorable event experience for end-customers.

What sets GL events apart is our experience, our love of the live events industry, and our ability to understand and exceed your expectations. So, however you want your event to look and feel; wherever you want to bring people together, we can help. You're welcome to get in touch with the GL events team. Why not start by telling us about yourself and your event requirement?

For more information visit www.glevents.co.uk/


PSU

PSU Business Technology

Official Communications Partner

PSU Business Technology supply the club's telecoms and mobiles.

For more information visit www.psu.co.uk/

Renishaw

Renishaw

Renishaw is a world leading engineering technologies company and the largest private employer in Gloucestershire, with over 2,400 staff located at our five sites in the county, including our headquarters site near Wotton-under-Edge.

Our products are used by manufacturers across the world to help produce a wide range of products, from jet engines and wind turbines, to smartphones and teeth! In recent years we have also developed products for the healthcare sector, including a robot for brain surgery and metal 3D printing systems that produce custom implants and dental structures.

We have large apprenticeship and graduate programmes in Gloucestershire and also have extensive placement and work experience schemes. To ensure that we have enough young people to meet our future skills requirements, we work closely with many schools and colleges across the area.

Our involvement with Gloucester Rugby is at various levels: we have been a supporter of the club's community schemes for many years, including encouraging more young women into rugby and engineering; we are a shirt sponsor of Gloucester-Hartpury Women; we sponsor the Young Player of the Season Award at the club's end of season dinner, and we have also sponsored Ben Morgan since he joined the club in 2012.

As a large employer we always have a range of opportunities for employment within Gloucestershire, from engineering and manufacturing roles to commercial positions in marketing, HR and administration.

Check out our latest vacancies at www.renishaw.com/careers


Smiths

Smiths

Smiths offer a complete service to the Construction industry. With a rapidly gaining market share in the Waste Management and Recycling sector they are exploring the future of biomass energy, with a long history of hard work and success, Smiths are proud to work with Gloucester Rugby.

For more information, visit www.smiths-gloucester.co.uk


XJump

XJump Trampoline Park