Flying high on the news of its recent promotion to the English Football League, Harrogate Town AFC is excited to announce EnviroVent as its major sponsor for the 2020/2021 season, as it unveils The EnviroVent stadium.
EnviroVent is a Harrogate-based manufacturer of ventilation equipment to homes and social housing, employing over 240 people at its manufacturing plant, training centre and head office on Hornbeam Business Park. The company has sponsored a stand at the club for the past seven seasons and this extension to its sponsorship is part of its longer-term commitment to supporting the club and the community it serves.
EnviroVent’s Managing Director Andy Makin explains: “It was wonderful to see Harrogate Town AFC win the national league play-off final at Wembley and this has given the town a huge lift.”
“We are delighted to extend our sponsorship of the club and obtain the naming rights. 2020 has proven a very challenging year for many. We see our extended sponsorship as a way of highlighting the longer-term optimism we believe and feel for our business, our club and our town once the current challenges we have all experienced have faded. Simon and the players have come a very long way in recent times and have achieved so much in being promoted to the EFL this season culminating with their historic win at Wembley. The club is an important pillar of the local community and it’s an honour to be able to extend our part in its journey at this incredible time.”
Since winning a place in the EFL, Harrogate Town AFC is replacing the club’s artificial pitch with grass, in keeping with League regulations. In addition, a new Main Stand was recently constructed with close to 1,000 seats added, boosting the stadium capacity to 5,000.
Gary Plant, Managing Director at Harrogate Town AFC, said: “We would like to thank EnviroVent for their continued support and look forward to working to make them proud!”
EnviroVent, known as the ‘fan’s favourite’ because of the large number of extract fans and indoor air quality solutions it manufactures at its Hornbeam Park facilities. EnviroVent places great importance in giving back to the local community.
Each year it holds an ‘In it together day’ when all its staff are given the chance to work on supporting a wide range of local projects across the greater Harrogate region. These have included, Harrogate Homeless Project, Dementia Forward, Horticap, churches and schools.