Cricket club ex­tends Na­tional Ex­press deal

Birmingham Post - - SPECIAL FEATURE -

WAR­WICK­SHIRE County Cricket Club has signed a two-year ex­ten­sion to its com­mer­cial part­ner­ship with trans­port op­er­a­tor Na­tional Ex­press West Mid­lands. The deal will see the listed group con­tinue as of­fi­cial pas­sen­ger and coach travel part­ner un­til at least the end of 2019.

Na­tional Ex­press West Mid­lands has been work­ing with War­wick­shire CCC since the start of 2015 and the new agree­ment will see it con­tinue to pro­vide re­turn shut­tle bus ser­vices from Birm­ing­ham city cen­tre to Edg­bas­ton sta­dium for spec­ta­tors at­tend­ing matches.

The agree­ment also in­cludes ad­ver­tis­ing at Edg­bas­ton, web­site brand­ing and tick­ets and hos­pi­tal­ity places at in­ter­na­tional fix­tures.

Gareth Roberts, com­mer­cial direc­tor at War­wick­shire, said: “We’re com­mit­ted to mak­ing the jour­ney to Edg­bas­ton as quick and easy as pos­si­ble and the part­ner­ship with Na­tional Ex­press West Mid­lands en­sures that this will con­tinue, with the shut­tle bus ser­vice run­ning for our ex­ten­sive pro­gramme of ma­jor matches over the next two years.”

Tom Sta­bles, man­ag­ing direc­tor of Na­tional Ex­press West Mid­lands, added: “Edg­bas­ton match days are a huge draw for cricket fans within the West Mid­lands and across the UK.

“Na­tional Ex­press West Mid­lands is look­ing for­ward to con­tribut­ing to a great day out for visi­tors by tak­ing care of the shut­tle trans­port for them.”

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