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2013/14 Championship Club

The winners of the 2013/14 Championship Club were revealed at the Avon Gorge Hotel on Thursday, 30 May.

Forty-four companies from across the city gathered to find out whether they had been successful in the draw.

The 2013/14 Championship Club winners are as follows:

First prize (branding on matchday shirt) – Venture Insurance Brokers Ltd: The expertise of Venture Insurance Brokers Ltd encompasses all forms of Commercial and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Second prize (branding on matchday shorts) – Hills Electrical South West Ltd: With over 30 years electrical experience, Hills Electrical serve a variety of clients across commercial, industrial, education and domestic sectors.

Third prize (Full hospitality at an England fixture at Twickenham) – Butcombe Brewery: Based in Somerset, Butcombe Brewery handcraft some of the finest beers in the traditional way to the highest possible standards.

Fourth prize (pitchside advertising) – Duncan Lawrie Private Banking: A highly personalised private banking service, offering a range of integrated financial services including high street banking, financial planning and investment management.

Fifth prize (player sponsorship) – Brighton Williams: Brighton Williams & Partners is a firm of Independent Financial Advisers offering affordable, tailored financial solutions to both individual and corporate clients nationwide.

Below are the 2013/14 members of the Bristol Rugby Championship Club:

Bristol Rugby Championship Club Members:

  • Airbus


    Based in Filton, Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer, with the most modern and comprehensive aircraft family.

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  • AirSystems (SW) Ltd

    AirSystems (SW) Ltd

    Air Systems was set up in 1996 to give consultants a one stop shop for ventilation, air conditioning and related products. Air Systems have built their success on distributing quality products from some of the best known UK sales and manufacturing companies, notably Ability Projects, CIAT Ozonair, HCP and Waterloo Air Products.

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  • Alder King

    Alder King

    Alder King is an award winning practice of multi-discipline property and planning consultants. With seven regional offices throughout the South West and South Wales we deliver expert advice on all aspects of commercial property and development land.

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  • Arke Ltd

    Arke Ltd

    Arke's enviable reputation in cost estimating and decision support is delivered by a professionally qualified team specialising in the disciplines of Naval Architecture, Manufacture, Support, Systems and Software Engineering. Underpinning our business is the freedom from any commerical or manufacturing interest, thus providing our customers with the assurance of a fully independent and impartial service.

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  • Arthur Booy Transport Services

    Arthur Booy Transport Services

    Road Haulage and Transport Services based in Easter Compton.

  • Barrier Services Ltd

    Barrier Services Ltd

    Barrier Services Ltd was established in 1983 and, for many years, has been recognised as a market leader in the supply and installation of Vehicle Safety Fencing for highways and general fencing for both industrial and private applications.

    From tendering to contract handover, Barrier are always seeking to improve the quality of service provided.

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  • Behling Insulation Supplies

    Behling Insulation Supplies

    Behling Insulation Supplies are a highly experienced independent distributor of quality thermal insulation and ancillary materials.

    We pride ourselves on providing our customers with a level of service that is second to none - including our industry renowned fast and efficient delivery distribution network.

    Our team who have a combined knowledge of over 80 years’ in the industry are constantly searching the market, insuring that we are supplying the best and most up to date products at the most competitive prices.

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  • Blenheims Estate and Asset Management

    Blenheims Estate and Asset Management

    Blenheims are specialists in property; offering block and estate management services for leasehold/freehold residential and commercial buildings. With offices in Kensington, Bristol and Devon the company is ideally placed to work with clients across London & the South West.

    Our Estate & Asset Management department has a wealth of experience working on both established buildings, mixed use buildings and new developments. The excellent reputation the business enjoys is based on delivering a reliable and professional service with a personal touch.

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  • Blue Sport

    Blue Sport

    We like to provide a friendly approach to financial planning. We firmly believe that our relationship should be a two way street built on trust.

    We are not here to sit behind a desk and sell you products. We are here to guide you through all things financial, as and when they occur.

    Whether that is planning for retirement, helping you to implement the most tax efficient investment strategy, or being a sounding board for business ideas and strategies, we will help with a clear head and a truly independent viewpoint.

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  • Brighton Williams & Partners

    Brighton Williams & Partners

    Brighton Williams & Partners is a firm of Independent Financial Advisers offering affordable, tailored financial solutions to both individual and corporate clients nationwide.

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  • Bristol Finance

    Bristol Finance

    A warm welcome to Bristol Finance: home of cash loans, cheque cashing and much more.

    Over 30 years of first class service to our customers!

    Contact us today on 0117 951 8205.

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  • Butcombe Brewery

    Butcombe Brewery

    Our award winning handcrafted beers are brewed in the traditional way to the highest possible standards. Using only the finest English and Continental hops, together with the best English malted barley, our dedicated team of Brewers lovingly brew a range of classics.

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  • Churngold Construction

    Churngold Construction

    The services offered by the Churngold group of companies allow our Clients to prepare their sites for development or sale, commencement of building construction, or removal of environmental liability or simply removing waste from their sites.

    Our Corporate Social Responsibility agenda and Health, Safety and Environmental procedures ensures that our employees, our Clients employees and their good Corporate name is maintained or enhanced while we carry out our services.

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  • CJ Hole

    CJ Hole

    Property is our passion and we have been renting and selling homes for over 140 years.

    With coverage across Bristol & Cheltenham, we can offer you the very best of services whether you are looking to buy, sell or rent.

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  • CJ Hole Gloucester Road

    CJ Hole Gloucester Road

    Property is our passion and we have been renting and selling homes for over 140 years.

    With coverage across Bristol & Cheltenham, we can offer you the very best of services whether you are looking to buy, sell or rent.

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  • David Fear Electrical

    David Fear Electrical

    David Fear Electrical Contractors Ltd have been trading for over 30 years and, as a result, we believe we are well placed in our industry to offer a reliable, cost effective, personal and professional service to our customers. Our business concentrates on major electrical contracts in the industrial, commercial and residential sector. We also have a Small Works Department, maintenance and testing division. For contact details and further information on the services we provide, please visit our website:

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  • David Page

    David Page

    David Page is an individual Championship Club member.

  • DEKS


    Deks Distribution UK, based in Nailsea near Bristol was established in 2003 to service the UK and Europe with the world famous DEKTITE range of roof flashings. The equally well known SELKIRK Chimney systems were added to the product offering in 2005. Deks also stock a comprehensive range of related products such as Vitreous flue pipe, single skin stainless steel flue pipes, chimney sweeping rods and brushes and much more. PERFORM, a high quality lead replacement product, was launched in 2008 and has become a favourite with both roofers and local authorities.

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  • Duncan Lawrie Private Banking

    Duncan Lawrie Private Banking

    At Duncan Lawrie, we provide a highly personalised private banking service, based on a strongly empathetic, lasting relationship between you and your personal Relationship Manager.

    We offer a range of integrated financial services that combine to create a real alternative to everyday high street banking, financial planning and investment management. This allows us to view your finances as a single entity, creating plans and arrangements that will sustain and enhance your wealth for the long-term future.

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  • Electrio


    Electrio Ltd is based at Trubody's Yard in Bridgeyate and is served by an excellent motorway network enabling us to react quickly and efficiently to customer's requests. The company has found success by having the ability to be able to provide a fast professional approach to our customer's requirements and produce a service of the highest quality with a minimum of fuss. We pride ourselves on our smart and professional approach to all situations, we believe that our customers deserve the best service money can buy.

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  • Elliott Bunker Ltd

    Elliott Bunker Ltd

    We offer a full range of accountancy services which deliver effective financial management processes and solutions for our diverse client base. Our team has the expert knowledge to deliver these services to suit the needs of each individual client.

    Due to our personalised service we are able to work with the different financial systems within our client organisations in order to effectively meet their requirements.

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  • Emtec


    The UK's leading construction and building services contractor.

    Our services include mechanical and electrical engineering, facility services, renewably energy and technologies and environmental services.

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  • Eporta


    Eporta is a company founded upon and dedicated to serving it’s customers, Eporta has a real passion, commitment and energy in helping it’s customers maximise their potential through the appropriate use of technology.

    It understands that technology should only be implemented to better the future of organisations by delivering on the cornerstones of a business, i.e. providing competitive edge, improving organisational effectiveness, improving efficiency, driving down cost or creating better working environments.

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  • Finders Keepers

    Finders Keepers

    Finders Keepers provide Corporate Hospitality for companies and individuals wanting to cement business relationships and create business opportunities.

    At Finders Keepers, we pride ourselves on fantastic customer service and client satisfaction. Looking after your clients is our number one priority as well as ensuring that the running of your event goes as smoothly as possible.

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  • FLT Group

    FLT Group

    We are independent materials handling professionals and it shows with our service. We service and repair: VNA, Electric counberbalance, Reach truck, Power pallet truck and IC counterbalance.

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  • Fromevale


    Since its incorporation in 2001 Fromevale has concentrated in its core market of refurbishment of commercial and industrial properties and from small beginnings boasts a turnover in the order of £2.5m.

    Based in offices in Bristol, the company undertakes projects both locally and nationally, having worked in such diverse locations as Edinburgh, Cornwall and many prestigious projects in London and the M25. Fromevale relies on repeat order clients and offer a personal and professional service both pre and post contract.

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  • Great Western Brewing Company

    Great Western Brewing Company

    The Great Western Brewery was established in 2007, whenKevin and Sandra purchased The Old Bakery in the village of Hambrook, near Bristol.

    Brewing commenced in March 2008 with the creation of our first two flagship beers named Maiden Voyage and Classic Gold.

    We are very proud of our brewery and take great care and attention to our quality and service both to our trade customers and the general public in our Brewery Shop.

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  • Haywards Chauffeurs

    Haywards Chauffeurs

    Haywards Chauffeurs have been the premier chauffeur service in Bristol and the SouthWest for over 20 years.

    Paul and Steve Hayward who own the company have both been involved with Haywards Chauffeurs since its inception. We are a family run company, based in Bristol, that pride ourselves in providing the most approachable, reliable and punctual service available to our prestigious clientele.

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  • Heavy Vehicle Brakes

    Heavy Vehicle Brakes

    The UK’s leading supplier in brake engineering for heavy industrial vehicles and machinery.

  • Hills Electrical SW

    Hills Electrical SW

    Established in 2000, Hills Electrical (South West) Ltd has built a reputation through innovation and reliability.

    With over 30 years electrical experience, we serve a variety of clients across commercial, industrial, education and domestic sectors. This service covers a variety of customers over southern Britain.

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  • Kellaway Building Supplies

    Kellaway Building Supplies

    For both trade and DIY, our knowledgable and friendly staff are proud of our reputation for providing excellent service.

    We are the largest independent builders merchant in our home city of Bristol, expanding in more recent years, we now have branches serving Bristol, Bath, South Gloucestershire, North and South Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

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  • Kingswood Canvas

    Kingswood Canvas

    Kingswood Canvas Limited is a family run business and Kingswood Canvas has been trading for over 30 years. We specialise in the manufacture of PVC/canvas goods tailor made to customers requirements.

    All of our products are manufactured using industrial stitching/high frequency welding and finished using our electronic operated eyeleting machine. We also offer a plotting and cutting service for trade use only. Let us design with you the perfect product you require.

    If you would like to find out more, please contact us and we will be pleased to offer our expert advice.

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  • Lucid Events

    Lucid Events

    Welcome to the Lucid Events website the home of all sporting event hospitality. We specialise in providing unique exceptional hospitality for major sporting events and offer a creative bespoke service for all corporate and cultural events.

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  • Moh Law

    Moh Law

    Morris Orman Hearle was established in 1995 with three partners dedicated to supplying the highest standards of legal service in the pursuit and defence of Personal Injury claims.

    We continue to develop through recruitment of the best staff and use of technology and systems. We make sure all of our work is only undertaken by people with relevant experience and enthusiasm for the job. 

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  • Monahans


    As one of the leading independent groups of Chartered Accountants and Independent Financial Advisers in the West of England, Monahans are able to provide advice on all aspects of accountancy such as accounts preparation, audit and tax.

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  • Morgan Cole LLP Solicitors

    Morgan Cole LLP Solicitors

    Morgan Cole LLP is a UK law firm committed to providing the highest quality legal services and commercially focused advice from offices in South Wales and southern England. The firm divides itself into eight specialist areas of practice: Commercial; Commercial Property; Corporate; Dispute Management; Employment, Pensions & Benefits; Health, Risk & Regulatory; Insurance and Private Client.

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  • Natural Talent

    Natural Talent

    Natural Talent is one of the world's leading consultancies in people and organizational performance improvement.

    We provide world-class Executive Coaching, Leadership and Management Development, and Executive Assessment for Selection, Talent Management and Succession Planning to improve individual, team and business success.

    We work in partnership with our global blue chip clients across most industry sectors to assess and improve leadership and management effectiveness and potential, and to align people, tools, performance and objectives with the strategy.

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  • Roger Montague

    Roger Montague

    Roger Montague is an individual member of the 2013/14 Championship Club.

  • Smith & Williamson

    Smith & Williamson

    Leading independent providers of investment management, accountancy, tax, corporate and financial advisory services to private clients, corporates, professional practices, and non-profit organisations. With 10 offices in the UK and Ireland, 1,500 people and an international capability in over 100 countries, our aim is to provide an innovative global service.

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  • TESA Western Ltd

    TESA Western Ltd

    TESA HVAC, based near Bristol UK, established since 1974 and with over 34 years experience in heating and ventilation systems.

    TESA HVAC are able to supply the complete HVAC environmental control package from design through procurement and installation - to final commissioning and beyond.

    TESA HAVC is a dynamic development and manufacturing company. TESA HVAC is committed to providing a customer focussed, cost effective and high quality environmental control package.

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  • Total Produce

    Total Produce

    From our sites in the wholesale markets of Bristol and Cardiff and our purpose built distribution centres in Devon and Cornwall we are able to offer outstanding levels of service to a client base ranging from secondary wholesalers, independent retailers and catering supply specialists to local health and education authorities, small hotel chains and individual restaurants.

    Departing from our purpose built banana ripening facility in Bristol, our own fleet of vehicles travels daily throughout the UK to major multiple RDCs and many of the country’s major wholesale markets.

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  • Turners Coachways

    Turners Coachways

    West-country based and family run, we have been providing a top quality service for over forty years.

    With an immaculate fleet of modern vehicles, combined with experienced drivers and friendly, helpful office staff, we make a transfer, trip or tour a pleasurable journey for those involved.

    Designed to cater for everyone's needs, we promise to meet your requirements, providing a service to only the highest standards of excellence.

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  • Venture Insurance Brokers Ltd

    Venture Insurance Brokers Ltd

    With over 100 years’ experience in our management team, Venture Insurance's aim is simple; to provide fiercely independent advice, dynamic and competitive insurance coupled with the service standards and levels of care all too often forgotten in a ‘one size fits all’ world.

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  • Wessex Garages

    Wessex Garages

    Buying a vehicle is probably one of the most important purchases you will make but we recognise it can often be a fraught and frustrating experience. Our goal is to make this experience a pleasurable one, which you will remember positively and want to recommend Wessex Garages to friends and family.

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