award top prize

Builders merchant presented with signed 1966 England shirt has presented a framed 1966 England shirt signed by four World Cup winners to JT Atkinson, Middlesbrough branch.

The prize was won at National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS) exhibition, which recently attended in Coventry. Anyone who placed an order on the day was in with a chance of winning the impressive prize, which marked half a century since England won the World Cup.

The prize was presented to Mike Stalley (Commercial Director) and Kay Deen (Product Manager) on Thursday 26th May during a special presentation ceremony.

Kay Deen, Product Manager from JT Atkinson, said: “We were delighted to win this fantastic prize. is a cutting edge brand. It was great to support them on the day, and even better to win the prize!” joined around 260 exhibitors and 700 delegates at the annual trade show at the Ricoh Area and marked the event with a guest appearance from goalkeeping legend Gordon Banks, who was there to meet and greet NMBS members, sign autographs and present the prize.

The trade show gave delegates the chance to speak with experienced turf professionals from, who were on hand to give advice and tips on everything from installing artificial grass to promoting new products in the range.

Due to high demand, has launched six new products to the range for 2016; Valour, Wisdom, Fame, Finish, Fortune and Privilege. For more information on the range, go to or call 0800 246 5566.

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