HARTLEPOOL-based Seymour Civil Engineering has agreed a two-year extension to its partnership with Hartlepool United.
The civil engineering firm, which is this year celebrating its 40th anniversary, is extending its long standing corporate backing of the club, which includes the sponsorship of H’Angus, as well as hospitality and match sponsorship.
Kevin Byrne, Managing Director of Seymour Civil Engineering, said: “Hartlepool United is a vitally important part of Hartlepool and as a local company whose roots have been very much embedded in the town for the past 40 years, we are passionate about supporting organisations, like Pools, that mean a great deal to the people of Hartlepool.
“Last year when the club was faced with financial uncertainty it was incredible to see how the community pulled together to help save the club. This show of love and determination from the fans, which includes many Seymour employees, really spurred us to look at how the company could continue supporting Pools going forward.
“We look forward to building an even stronger relationship with Pools and watching the club get back on top.”
Announcing the deal, Pools Chief Executive Mark Maguire was keen to thank the company for its continued support.
He said: “During what was obviously a really difficult year last year Seymour Civil Engineering, and in particular Kevin Byrne and Lisa Gooding, showed a level of support beyond what could have been expected.
“Not only were they sponsors but also suppliers and the company’s willingness to stick with the Club when they could easily have justified doing the opposite says a huge amount about their support for Pools.
“In addition to the incredible support of the fans, it was the support of companies like Seymour which meant that the Club continued, and for that we will be forever grateful.
“We look forward to rewarding them over the coming seasons.”
Seymour Civil Engineering is one of the North East’s leading civil engineering companies. Most recently the company won two awards and two highly commended from the Constructing Excellence North East (CENE) body, for its sea defence work on Hartlepool Headland’s town wall.