Squash Sponsorship

JW Cannon in Two Year Squash Sponsorship at Roehampton Club

Award winning builders JW Cannon have signed a two year sports sponsorship deal with the prestigious Roehampton Club to include showcasing the British Squash Professionals Association Grand Prix final.


The family-owned building firm, based in Carshalton, Surrey, are also due to start work on the Club's new, state-of-the-art squash court - incorporatingthe revolutionary CourtWall system for singles and doubles play - starting in March.

The sponsorship covers, not only this year's competition, but also the entire 2016 Grand Prix tournament, which runs from September to May 2016, as well as the BSPA London Under23 Open in January, which will all be played on the new Roehampton show court.

"We are delighted to be working with JW Cannon, a family firm, with an excellent reputation and strong local ties," said Roehampton Club Chief Executive, Marc Newey.

"The plans for this new, sixth court, at the club are extremely exciting and will provide us with some of the finest squash facilities in the country. JW Cannon's support also secures continuity for these important BSPA competitions in the squash calendar."

The new court is scheduled to open in September, at the start of the new squash season.  It will be built on the site of the former sixth court and will feature retractable competition seating area for 74 spectators.

JW Cannon, specialist suppliers and installers of bespoke squash courts, are delighted to be working in tandem with the Roehampton Club on the project.

"We are proud and excited about this two year squash sponsorship deal with Roehampton Club and BSPA. The BSPA Series host a number of prestigious tournaments in the squash calendar and we are delighted to support top level squash in the U.K" said JW Cannon Director, Clive Bowden.

Roehampton Club Head Squash Professional, Paul Lindsay added: "The continued support for these tournaments at Roehampton Club is extremely exciting for the Club and Squash.

"The 27th to 29th May will see Roehampton Club host The JW Cannon GP Finals. Returning and reigning Men's Champion, Daryl Selby, will be keen to retain his title, while competitors including Rex Hedrick, Declan James, Charles Sharpes, Ben Coleman, two others and Tom Richards - who has the added advantage of Roehampton Club being his training base - will all provide strong opposition.

"The Ladies draw sees world number 5, Alison Waters top the seeding, with second seed and world number 15, Madeline Perry keen to provide an upset."

Roehampton Club will stage the JW Cannon London U23 Open in January 2016 and JW Cannon Grand Prix Finals in May 2016.

*The Roehampton Clubin south west London boasts an 18 hole golf course, 30 tennis courts - including 10 grass courts - croquet lawns and the six squash courts. It also has among its many facilities, two swimming pools, a state of the art gym, a fitness studio and beauty clinic, a restaurant, conference facilities and a full programme of leisure time and junior activities. The Roehampton Club, Roehampton Lane, London SW15 5LR   Tel: 020 8480 4200 or visit www.roehamptonclub.co.uk

*JW Cannon, Building and Electrical Contractorsare a third generation family firm who celebrated 65 years in business in 2013.  Founded in 1948 by William John - Jack - Cannon, a well-known local Master Builder. Today the company, which has just moved into brand new offices on their site at 33-39 William Street, are one of Surrey's biggest quality builders.    JW Cannon Building and Electrical Contractors, 33-39 William Street, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 2RB. 

For more information, telephone: 020 8647 5584 or visit www.jwcannon.com

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