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Glasgow 2018 partners with GL events Field & Lawn

Glasgow 2018 European Championships has signed GL events Field & Lawn as its official main overlay supporter.

GL events Field & Lawn is a joint venture between global temporary event infrastructure and overlay specialist, GL events UK, and Field & Lawn, an Edinburgh-based supplier of marquee and temporary structures.

Under the agreement, the company will be responsible for managing and maintaining temporary infrastructures across the multi-sport competition, taking place between August 2-12.

This will include all competition and non-competition venues, including any temporary seating, scaffolding and staging.

Aileen Campbell, Scottish Government Minister for Public Health and Sport said: “Glasgow 2018 is a world-first event and, as such, a great opportunity for Scotland to showcase its expertise and proven track record in hosting major sporting events. As one of our key event supporters, GL events Field & Lawn, will help deliver the best Championships possible.”

Glasgow 2018 European Championships includes sports such as the existing European Championships for Aquatics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rowing and Triathlon with a new Golf Team Championships.

Scott Jameson, GL events UK Group managing director, said: “It’s great to be working with another major sporting event. This partnership means we can deliver excellence across the event – the best possible service along with the very best quality temporary infrastructure, delivered by an experienced and collaborative team.”

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