Scottish Curling add sponsor for World Wheelchairs

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Scottish Curling is delighted to confirm that Allied Mobility is confirmed as the principal local partner for the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2019.

Allied Mobility is an international specialist vehicle provider of mobility solutions for disabled drivers. Allied Mobility is part of the larger Allied Vehicles group that manufactures a wide range of vehicles for personal and commercial use from their premises in north Glasgow, Scotland.

Peter Facenna, Managing Director of Allied Vehicles, explains why the firm took the decision to get involved.

He said: “We’re delighted to support the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, the highlight of the international competitive curling calendar for wheelchair curlers and first event on the road to the 2022 Paralympics.

“As the UK’s leading specialist in wheelchair accessible vehicles, Allied Mobility is dedicated to designing and building the best range of wheelchair cars, people carriers and minibuses available. We’re equally dedicated to looking after our customers – not just helping you find your ideal accessible transport but keeping in touch and providing ongoing support, throughout the life of your Allied Mobility vehicle.”

This sentiment is shared by Bruce Crawford, CEO of Scottish Curling. He said: “We are thrilled to be working with Allied Mobility as we stage the World Wheelchair Curling Championships here in Scotland in March 2019. Allied Mobility are helping us with a package that includes the provision of a specially converted vehicle that can transport wheelchair curling teams between the event hotels and ice rink.

“Curling is a sport based on technical and tactical skills alongside strategy and teamwork which reflect the values quality and commitment that make Allied Mobility a world class successful business in the transport industry.”

You can follow the build-up and results of the World Wheelchair Curling Championship on Twitter, Instagram (@worldcurling | @wwhcc2019) and Facebook (/WorldCurlingFederation | /wwhcc19) and by searching the hashtags #WWhCC2019 #curling