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British Gypsum Cycle Ride

Head of Installations, Mark Wilson and Project Manager Chris Catchpole pedalled to success in a charity Bike ride alongside British Gypsum to help support the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Invited to take part by British Gypsum’s electrical engineer Graham Pell, TIS were delighted to be a part of a team made up of 100 riders.

The route which involved a gruelling 100-mile cycle from Barrow-upon-Soar to Skegness brought a mixture of weather conditions however didn’t stop our guys from reaching the finish line with a ride time of just over 6 hours.

Chris Catchpole said, “It was a great opportunity to be a part of the ride and support our new customer. It was a fantastic atmosphere and everyone encouraged one another to keep going – A truly memorable day”.

TIS are currently working for British Gypsum, installing a Fire Detection System at their Loughborough site. Head of Installations Mark Wilson said, “The invitation from British Gypsum to take part in the ride was really appreciated and we were more than willing to take part and add our support through sponsorship. It also gave us a great opportunity to meet additional members of the team & help build on our working relationship.”

Mark also went on to say “The overall organisation of the event and support facilities is second to none which added to the overall enjoyment of the day, we’re already looking forward to next year!

British Gypsums’ Graham Pell added “It was great to receive both financial support & participation from one of our local suppliers such as TIS, we really do thank them & appreciate all there support”.

4th July 2016

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