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Buildbase Back The Minstermen

6th November 2017


The Club received a huge boost this week when it was announced that major builders’ merchants Buildbase has agreed to become our back of shirt sponsor for the remainder of the 2017/18 season.

Buildbase is one of the fastest growing builders’ merchants in the UK, with nearly 200 branches throughout the country, including one here in York on James Street. Part of Grafton Group plc, the company also operates specialist tool, plant, and equipment hire business, Hirebase as well as Electricbase for electrical supplies. It is a member of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).

Buildbase has a long association with sport and is currently the title sponsors of The FA Trophy and FA Vase. Previously it has sponsored Oxford United FC, Coventry Bees speedway team, and the Buildbase BMW Motorrad team in the British Superbike Championships.

York Buildbase Branch Manager, Kevin Mitchell said, “We’re proud to sponsor The Minstermen. At the heart of the community, local football teams mean a lot to their fans and all of the people who benefit from their facilities. They do a fantastic job of bringing people together and really benefit from the support of local businesses.”

York City Head of Partnerships, Nick Greatrex said, “I am absolutely delighted to welcome Buildbase to our family of Club Sponsors. By becoming our back of shirt sponsors Buildbase are really supporting the Club in a tremendous way and we are proud to be involved with such a reputable company. We would like to thank Buildbase and we hope this is the beginning of a fantastic relationship.”


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