The sponsorship sees Palmer Construction Limited become the official sponsors of the North Stand after signing a long-term sponsorship agreement.
Palmer Construction Ltd are a Barnsley based company who provide leading specialist civil engineering and construction services to the utilities and infrastructure sectors throughout the UK.
Barnsley FC Commercial Sales Manager Linton Brown said: “We are thrilled to welcome Palmer Construction Limited and proud to announce what is a fantastic new partnership for Barnsley Football Club. During our very enjoyable discussions with Managing Director Simon Dennis it was evident Palmer Construction Limited are very proud of being a local company brand and view the local community very passionately. Over the last 12 months Palmer Construction Limited have grown rapidly as a company and shown significant growth within their specialised sector. This new sponsorship is a way of sharing their recent success with the local community and with the local people. The opportunity to align the Barnsley FC brand with Palmer Construction is very exciting indeed and demonstrates perfectly our commercial strategy to develop and nurture positive long-term relationships with local companies in which we operate.”
Established in 1994, Palmer’s have built an enviable reputation for expertise in the power generation and distribution industry and have developed long standing collaborative relationships with the nation’s leading energy companies.
The three-year sponsorship of the North Stand will give the Barnsley-based firm extensive branding within the Stadium and across the North Stand, as well as a host of marketing and community development opportunities.
Simon Dennis, Managing Director of Palmer Construction, added “We are extremely delighted with our new partnership with the club and the sponsorship agreement of the newly-named Palmer Construction Stand. Our company has achieved sustainable high growth over recent years and the relationship with a high profile brand such as Barnsley FC will help to further raise the profile of the business in what promises to be an exciting development. This August marked the commencement of our 20th anniversary in business and this is a fantastic way in which to kick-off our celebrations. The long term sponsorship shows our commitment to the club and the town. As a Barnsley-based company we are proud to support the club in the work it carries out in the community and we are looking forward to working together to provide opportunities for local school children to engage with the club. Many of our staff, myself included, are life-long fans of the club and it is a privilege to be associated with Barnsley FC and to support the team in this exciting period.”