Sitematch London cycling team supported by industry heavyweights
Thu 26th March 2015, 3:45 pm
Property industry heavyweights have waded in with support for Team Sitematch London in the Broadgate Estates Cycle to MIPIM challenge this year.
The peloton of more than 100 riders rode 932 miles to Cannes. They raised money for charity Cycle To, contributing to a total which is nearing two million over the 10 years the challenge has taken place.
Team Sitematch London consisted of five riders, including executive director of housing and land at the Greater London Authority, David Lunts and lead officer for inward investment at Croydon Council, Matthew McMillan.
Linden Homes Group was among the sponsors backing Lunts. Managing director, Andrew Richards, said: “Congratulations to David for undertaking a really tough challenge in aid of a charity that has done so much good work for so long. We are very proud to add our support again this year.”
Croydon London, the Develop Croydon Forum, was one of the companies sponsoring McMillan. Committee member and director of Sinclair Clark, Vanessa Clark, said: “I am personally delighted to be sponsoring Matt”.
“This focuses on Croydon at a pivotal time in the delivery of many key projects which promise a great future for the town.”
Team Sitematch London also included: director of regeneration, economic development and environment at Hounslow Council; Brendon Walsh; assistant director of regeneration and planning at Ealing Council, Lucy Taylor; and 3Fox International's managing director, Toby Fox.
Lunts was sponsored by Barratt London, Bellway, Countryside, Guiness Partnerships, Lewis Silkin, Linden Homes, Lovell, Movers and Shakers, Pinnacle Regeneration, Places for People, Redrow and Rydon Construction.
McMillan was sponsored by Croydon Council, Croydon London (DC Forum), Croydon Partnership (Westfield), ING Media, Sinclair Clark, Stanhope and Shroders.
Taylor was sponsored by A2Dominion, Benson Elliot, British Land, Catalyst Housing, Countryside, Crosstree, GVA, Londonewcastle, Rydon Construction, St James, University of West London and Willmott Dixon.
Walsh was sponsored by A2Dominion, Ballymore, Barratt London, be:here, Blackstone, Carter Jonas, Galliard Homes, GVA, Heathrow Airport, Pick Everard, Prime Place, Segro, University of West London and Willmott Dixon.