English Hockey has announced that it is to enter into a partnership with Leicestershire based design consultant Notts Sport to create a new advisory service for hockey playing organisations embarking on pitch and facilities projects.

The partnership – called 123 – will run for an initial three-year period and will enable English Hockey to provide clubs with a source of considerable expertise on demand.

Notts Sport has made a commitment to invest more than £70,000 in the service over the next three years according to English Hockey.

Announcing the partnership, English Hockey marketing director Ian Thomas said: ‘Our partnership with Notts Sport represents an innovative means of delivering real value to both our membership and commercial partners.’

‘123 will enable clubs to gain access to a no-strings service that will genuinely help people at all levels of the game gain a greater understanding about how to set about new hockey projects.’

Notts Sports managing director Shaun Patrick said: ‘English Hockey hasdemonstrated a real desire to work with Notts Sports in order to deliver a high quality service to its members.’

‘123 is a refreshing partnership for Notts Sport that will enable us to grow our presence within the hockey market as well as help deliver tangible benefits to English Hockey’s members.’

For further information contact:

Ian Thomas
English Hockey marketing director
Tel: 01908 544617
Mobile: 07710 719817