21 Jun 2018

Glasgow 2018 welcomes GL events Field & Lawn Ltd. as Official Supporter

GL events Field & Lawn Ltd. has today been announced as Official Main Overlay Supporter of the Glasgow 2018 European Championships, following a competitive tendering process.

With responsibility for managing and maintaining temporary infrastructure across Glasgow 2018 competition and non-competition venues, the provision includes temporary seating, scaffolding and staging.

GL events Field & Lawn Ltd. 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.

Glasgow 2018 European Championships will see some of the continent’s leading sports come together, between 2 and 12 August, including the existing European Championships for Aquatics, Cycling, Gymnastics, Rowing and Triathlon with a new Golf Team Championships.

GL events Field & Lawn Ltd.

The partnership of GL Events and Field & Lawn Ltd. has a proven track record of success, combining local expertise with international experience and heritage. Together, they have provided services for some of the world’s best-known events, including the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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 City Council Depute Leader, Cllr David McDonald added “In just a few weeks’ time visitors, athletes, media, officials and local residents will descend on the Glasgow 2018 venues to witness sporting history being made. The countdown really is on now and we are working closely with our roster of expert suppliers, including GL events Field & Lawn Ltd., to ensure a fantastic experience for everyone planning to attend this new multi-sport event.”

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.”

Ross Robertson, Commercial Director, Field & Lawn said “Our joint venture with GL events means we can draw on decades of collective specialist experience in the industry.  Field and Lawn’s extensive knowledge of structures is gained from working on major sporting events throughout the UK such as the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and other prestigious non-sporting events.”

GL Events Field & Lawn Ltd. joins Atos, Gleneagles, Harper Macleod LLP, Avid, NVT Group, Xerox, Aggreko, Arco, Glasgow Airport and Avi.tv as part of the Glasgow 2018 sponsor family.