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2010 Corporate Opportunities & Events

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At WCCC we aim to provide you and your
guests with a pressure free and highly Contents
enjoyable day. You can be assured you will
receive the best quality of service possible 3 Hospitality
from the moment you pick up this brochure
and make your enquiry, to when you leave the
ground at the end of your event. 5 FP t20 / CB40

All our food is prepared using carefully selected local


producers to ensure the highest standards and our 7 Fixtures & Rates
wine list has been created from vineyards spanning
the globe to cater for all palates. Combined with
our professional and welcoming staff, who provide 9 Ladies Day
a first class service from the moment you make your
booking, all that is left is for you to sit back, relax, and
enjoy your occasion with your guests. 11 Wedding Fayre
We can cater for parties of 10 – 250 guests in five main
facilities. From the luxurious Hospitality Marquee and 12 Outdoor Cinema Event
Graeme Hick Pavilion to the more intimate Perks and
Foster Rooms and higher level New Road Boxes with
their private balconies overlooking the pitch. 13 Advertising
We really do have something to suit every event.

For corporate hospitality, sponsorship and 16 Sponsorship


advertising, contact Jodi Brandwood,
Corporate Sales Executive.
Jodi.brandwood@wccc.co.uk or 01905 337933
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For wedding receptions, conferences and private
parties, contact the Catering Department on 19 Conferences,
01905 337940 or 01905 337912 Seminars & Meetings
catering@wccc.co.uk
nicola.abrams@wccc.co.uk
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Contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or


jodi.brandwood@wccc.co.uk for further details 2
Hospitality Each daily package includes:-

• Reserved facility for you and your guests.


Perks Room, Foster Room & New Road Boxes • VIP membership including match tickets for your party for the day.
• Coffee with Danish pastries or bacon sandwiches on arrival.
Enjoy one of the finest views in cricket from your private balcony • Three course silver service lunch with house wines.
and benefit from the comfort of your suite with hostess service, • Traditional afternoon tea.
bar facility and Sky TV.
• Complimentary standard bar of beers, wines, spirits & soft drinks
throughout the day. Package differs for FP t20 (see below).
New Road Box 10 guests maximum
• Sky TV in your facility.
Foster Room 12 guests maximum
Perks Room 20 – 30 guests FP t20 packages include a two course buffet with half a bottle of wine
per guest. Further drinks are available to purchase from the bar.
Fixture Foster Room Perks Room New Road Box
FP t20 matches taking place on a Sunday include a carvery.
LV=CC £100 £95 £120 All drinks are available to purchase from the bar.
CB40 £100 £95 £120
For the opportunity to lease a luxury New Road Hospitality Box
FP t20 Fridays £85 £85 £105
for the year, please contact the Commercial Department on
FP t20 £80 £80 £100 01905 337933.

“This will be the 4th consecutive year I have used the Foster Room as a corporate day
for my customers. I make sure that I book well in advance as having done plenty of
corporate days at other venues, for value and customer service Worcestershire County
Cricket Club is way in front.”    
Kelly Malpass, Business Development Manager
Aquila Truck Centers, West Midlands

“As always the food was first class and the atmosphere in
the Perks Room was outstanding. The venue as always
was second to none, and for those guests that had not
been before, will leave a lasting memory.”
Tom Hocking, Director
D Berry & Co

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Marquee Hospitality

For the ultimate corporate day out, there is no finer facility than
our luxurious Hospitality Marquee.

Situated on the boundary edge and nestling under the chestnut tree,
(creating the perfect sun shade), the fully heated, carpeted and tastefully
decorated Marquee can cater for parties of up to 250 guests.

If you are a sports club or charity looking to raise funds for your club,
why not hold an event in our Marquee? We have a special package on
offer for LV= County Championship matches at £25 a head. All you need
to do is sell it on at a suggested rate of £50 a head to your sponsors and
supporters.
“Our guests had a wonderful
Fixture Marquee Rate Minimum no. of Guests day at the England Lions v
Australia match. Some of our
LV=CC £50 50
guests were from Germany,
LV= Sports Club or Charity £25 50 Poland and the Netherlands,
CB40 £50 50 not all big cricket fans but
had a great time nonetheless.
FP t20 Fridays £70 10 The catering was absolutely
FP t20 £65 10 excellent and the Marquee is
“As part of our 75th anniversary celebrations, Barnards a very pleasant spot with a
Green C.C. held its first event at New Road. We were great view & atmosphere for
Non-Match Day Events royally looked after throughout the day by the WCCC watching the cricket.”
If you are looking for a facility to entertain guests or hold an event on a team, so well in fact that the members have demanded we Tony Fradgley, Director
non-match day, both our Marquee and Graeme Hick Pavilion are available. repeat the exercise in 2010!” Pilkington Automotive
Chris Horne, Secretary Limited
Please contact our Catering Department on 01905 337940 or 01905 Barnards Green Cricket Club
337912 to enquire about availability and rates. Sports clubs and charities,
ask about our special fundraiser package for non-match day events.

Contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or


jodi.brandwood@wccc.co.uk for further details 4
Welcome to the
New Road
Jungle!
Invite your guests to an afternoon of action packed
Twenty20 cricket at New Road this summer.
Be it clients, colleagues, family members or
friends, we have packages to suit all parties.
Choose from the luxury of the private Foster Room,
Perks Room or New Road Boxes (subject to availability),
or shared hospitality in the Cricket Suite
Restaurant* and Hospitality Marquee.

Fri June 04 FP t20 V Yorkshire Carnegie *


Thur June 10 FP t20 V Nottinghamshire Outlaws
Fri June 18 FP t20 V Warwickshire Bears*
Fri June 25 FP t20 V Northamptonshire Steelbacks*
Sun June 27 FP t20 V Derbyshire Falcons
Fri June 09 FP t20 V Durham Dynamos*
Sun June 11 FP t20 V Leicestershire Foxes
Sun June 18 FP t20 V Lancashire Lightning

Hospitality prices start from £25 per person*.


For further information on all packages available
C M Y K Energy Orange
call Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or email
C M Y K Friends Blue
jodi.brandwood@wccc.co.uk.
2010
Series Sponsor
wccc.co.uk
Support your heroes as they go into action!

Hospitality packages from Worcestershire County Cricket Club.


For the ultimate day out at the cricket Sun April 25 CB40 V Sussex Sharks
choose from the luxury of the private Mon May 03 CB40 V Surrey Brown Caps
Foster Room, Perks Room or New Sun May 16 CB40 V Lancashire Lightning
Road Boxes (subject to availability), Sun Aug 22 CB40 V Glamorgan Dragons
or shared Hospitality Marquee. Mon Aug 30 CB40 V Somerset Sabres

Hospitality Marquee (minimum of 50 guests required) at £50 + VAT per person (food only package).
Foster Room, Perks Room and New Road Boxes from £95 + VAT (full food and drink package).
For further information on all packages available call Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933
or email her on jodi.brandwood@wccc.co.uk.
Fixtures & Rates
Date Opponents Fixture Marquee Foster Room Perks Room New Road Boxes
Fri 9 April Middlesex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sat 10 April Middlesex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 11 April Middlesex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Mon 12 April Middlesex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 25 April Sussex (SKY) CB40 £50 £100 £95 £120
Tues 27 April Glamorgan LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Weds 28 April Glamorgan LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Thurs 29 April Glamorgan LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Fri 30 April Glamorgan LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Mon 3 May Surrey CB40 £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 16 May Lancashire CB40 £50 £100 £95 £120
Mon 17 May Derbyshire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Tues 18 May Derbyshire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Weds 19 May Derbyshire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Thurs 20 May Derbyshire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sat 29 May Gloucestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 30 May Gloucestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Mon 31 May Gloucestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Tue 1 June Gloucestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Fri 4 June Yorkshire FP t20 £70 £85 £80 £105
Thurs 10 June Nottinghamshire (SKY) FP t20 £65 £80 £75 £100
Fri 18 June Warwickshire (SKY) FP t20 £70 £85 £80 £105
Fri 25 June Northants FP t20 £70 £85 £80 £105
Sun 27 June Derbyshire FP t20 TBC* £80 £75 £100
Mon 28 June Leicestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Tues 29 June Leicestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Weds 30 June Leicestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Thurs 1 July Leicestershire LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 4 July Eng Lions v New Zealand A TOM1 £50 £110 £105 £125
Tues 6 July Eng Lions v India A TOM1 £50 £110 £105 £125
Thurs 8 July TOM1 FINAL TOM1 TBC TBC TBC TBC
Fri 9 July Durham FP t20 £70 £85 £80 £105
Sun 11 July Leicestershire FP t20 TBC* £80 £75 £100
Sun 18 July Lancashire FP t20 TBC* £80 £75 £100

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Date Opponents Fixture Marquee Foster Room Perks Room New Road Boxes
Thurs 29 July Northants LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Fri 30 July Northants LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sat 31 July Northants LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 1 Aug Northants LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Fri 13 Aug Pakistan TOM2 £50 £110 £105 £125
Sat 14 Aug Pakistan TOM2 £50 £110 £105 £125
Mon 16 Aug Surrey LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Tues 17 Aug Surrey LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Weds 18 Aug Surrey LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Thurs 19 Aug Surrey LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 22 Aug Glamorgan CB40 £50 £100 £95 £120
Sun 29 Aug The Unicorns CB40 £50 £100 £95 £120
Mon 30 Aug Somerset CB40 £50 £100 £95 £120
Mon 13 Sept Sussex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Tue 14 Sept Sussex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Weds 15 Sept Sussex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120
Thurs 16 Sept Sussex LV=CC £50 £100 £95 £120

Key
LV=CC LV=County Championship CB40 40 over league
FP t20 Friends Provident t20 TOM1 & TOM2 Tourist Match
Prices are exclusive of VAT at the current rate of 17.5%

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Energy Orange

Friends Blue

include a two course buffet with half a bottle of wine


per guest.
FP t20 Friday evening Cricket Suite Restaurant package
includea fish & chip supper at £25 for adults, £15 for
under 10’s and a family rate of £70
* FP t20 Sunday afternoon Marquee package includes
a two course Sunday roast carvery at £35 for adults,
£17.50 for under 10’s and a family rate of £95

Contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or


jodi.brandwood@wccc.co.uk for further details 8
Ladies Day
This year WCCC are holding their hugely popular and thoroughly enjoyable day in Thursday 29th July 2010
conjunction with 2nd Skin Lingerie and the Worcestershire Breast Unit Campaign. Worcestershire v Northants
All profits will be donated towards the £2.5m required to build the Unit at LV=County Championship
Worcestershire Royal Hospital.  Ladies, bring your unwanted bras and donate them
to the cause and receive 10% discount off a new bra purchased on the day from 2nd
“Thank you for a fantastic day on Friday. My partner was
Skin Lingerie.
overwhelmed by the lavishness of your presentation and
Ladies Day is the perfect occasion for both ladies and gents to enjoy a days cricket the wonderful food. Whereas, myself having been before,
with a group of friends or colleagues.  Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the would only comment that the event gets better every year.”

pleasant surroundings while Worcestershire do battle on the pitch.  Clive Cave, Ladies Day Guest
The knowledgeable staff from Majestic Wine will also be present with samples of
their scrummy wines and will be on-hand to answer any of your wine queries.

Contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or


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£40 incl VAT
per guest
Includes complimentary Pimms
on arrival and lunch

£380 incl VAT


for a table of 10
Ladies Day “A fantastic excuse for colleagues
and friends to get together for

Menu
an afternoon of fabulous food in
beautiful surroundings. Oh, and
some cricket as well!  This will
most certainly be an annual event
Pimms Reception for us at Peach Recruitment.”
a Maralyn Christie, Partner
Succulent Dressed Scotch Salmon Peach Recruitment

Home Baked Honey Glazed Ham


Tender Cajun Chicken Fillets
a
Mediterranean Vegetable Cous Cous
& Feta Salad
Spicy Tomato & Penne Pasta Salad
Cheese & Red Onion Coleslaw Salad
Tossed Mixed Green Leaves Salad
Hot New Fresh Minted Potatoes
a
Passion Fruit Bavarois
a
Cream Tea
A pot of Tea
Scones, Strawberry Jam
& Clotted Cream
a
Vegetarian Lunch Option
Avocado, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato
& Basil Filo Tart
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Wedding Fayre
Sunday 15th August 2010 11am – 4pm
Planning your wedding?  Then visit our free show packed with
fabulous ideas and inspiration.  From the all important wedding
dress to the finer details of your reception, you will find everything
you will need at this hugely popular and successful event.
Fashion shows, live music and food sampling
throughout the day.
If you would like to exhibit at the event please
contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or
Nicola Abrams on 01905 337912.

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Outdoor Cinema Event
Friday 20th August 2010 at approx. 8.30pm

Tickets Available Soon


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Advertising Perimeter Advertising
With extensive television coverage and exposure to the tens of thousands
Enhance your profile with advertising and of visitors to New Road, this is the perfect way to get your message across.
sponsorship opportunities at New Road.
24’ x 2’6” Board £2,000 + VAT
Whether you are interested in prominent branding via an advertising
package or building an association with one of the leading teams in this Programme Advertising
growth sport through sponsorship, your company will benefit from forging
Promote your organisation in this high quality, full colour publication
a partnership with Worcestershire County Cricket Club.
that reaches thousands of supporters throughout the season. Approx
15,000 copies per season on average sold to members and handed out to
Corporate guests and box holders.

Full page advert £1,000 + VAT


Half page advert £600 + VAT

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Board & Banner
Advertising

WCB Office Roof Top: Pitch Facing


8’ long x 2’6” deep section £750 + vat
24’ long x 2’6” deep £1750 + vat
Wall space on front of WCB Office
8’ long x 2’6” deep section £750 + vat
24’ long x 2’6” deep £1750 + vat
Players net area and Executive Suite car park
20’ long x 2’6” deep £800 + vat
Rear of Basil D’Oliveira Stand: Pitch Facing
5’ long x 3’” deep sections £350 + vat
High level across top of Basil D’Oliveira Stand: Pitch Facing
Approx 20’ long x 2’ 6” deep £2000 + vat
(Prices include production of board / banner signage)

Contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or


jodi.brandwood@wccc.co.uk for further details 14
Website Advertising

Banner advertising is an ever increasing effective method of


providing brand and product awareness to the market sector.
Banner adverts can be used on the Worcestershire County Cricket
Club website for branding exercises or as a direct sale advert i.e.,
ending in a call this number to buy product.

WCCC can offer you the platform to promote your business to a


regular audience.

Options available are:

• Standard (static) banners


• Static banners in rolling format (2, 3 or 4)
• Flash banners
• Logos of varying sizes
• Web-Based Sponsorship & Advertising

Not only does WCCC offer banner adverts and static logos, it also offers
you the opportunity to sponsor a page. A sponsored page will be wrapped
within your brands colours and provide an approachable persona to
Please call the Commercial
your brand.
Department for more
details on 01905 337933
Web-based sponsored wrap pages can also incorporate WCCC blogs and or go to wccc.co.uk
competitions which will also have home page exposure for your brand. to see for yourself.

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Sponsorship Programme Sponsorship
• Logo on front cover
• Full page advert in Programme
This page has details of just a selection of the opportunities • Logo on scorecard
available. We are always looking to cultivate innovative associations
with corporate partners that will prove mutually beneficial. Official Partner Status
Your company could benefit from some high-status profile building and
If your organisation would like to discuss the possibility of developing a have the opportunity to present to our members by becoming an Official
successful relationship with Worcestershire County Cricket Club, please Partner to WCCC.
contact the Commercial Department on 01905 337933.
Benefits include:-
PDF’s are obtainable from the Commercial Department with full details of all
benefits available with the following opportunities. • Perimeter Board advertising
• Branding on WCCC Literature
Match Ball Sponsorship (four day, one day and • Logo, link and recognition on WCCC website
televised matches)
• VIP membership including match tickets and • Match Day Programme advertising
meal for 4 (on day of your sponsored match) • Hospitality packages
• Company name and logo on scorecard • Tickets for home games
• Photo opportunity with select players to • Opportunities to include promotional literature in mailouts
mark the occasion to our members
• 10% off merchandise in the Club Shop • Opportunities to showcase products and merchandise on match days
Player Sponsorship We currently have openings for:
• Company logo against your player in all • Official Fitness & Gym Partner
WCCC match day programmes • Official Insurance Partner
• Invite to annual sponsors event • Official Shopping Centre Partner
• Presentation of autographed shirts by • Official Estate & Letting Agent Partner
your sponsored player • Executive Suite Sponsor

“We have completed our first


year as main sponsor at WCCC
and the benefits have been very
obvious with our brand being
instantly recognized across the
UK. Our customers have been
supportive and appreciate the
association with a club with
Worcestershire’s history.
It has also enabled our own team
to focus on a national sporting
treasure.”
Tom Scott, CEO
The Cotswold Group

Contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or


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Weddings & Celebrations at New Road
Organising a wedding or celebration can seem daunting, but our
team at New Road have a wealth of experience to ensure your “We had the most perfect wedding
peace of mind during the months leading up to, and on your reception, the day was tailor made
big day. to suit us, our every wish was
looked after with such enthusiasm
Our beautiful ground, ringed with willow, horse chestnut and silver birch and attention to detail, the staff and
trees provides the most idyllic setting for any celebration and our excellent service were faultless. The setting
catering staff can tailor a menu to suit your every requirement. with the Cathedral lit up in the
Our fantastic glass fronted modern Graeme Hick Pavilion is situated background was idyllic, children had
looking out towards the stunning Worcester Cathedral, allowing the whole the space and freedom to run around
room to be lit up with natural daylight. on the grounds in complete safety
allowing the grown-ups to chill out
and enjoy themselves.
The memories of our day will stay
with us forever. Wish we could do it
all over again!
Thank you.”
Simon & Jayne Jones

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Our luxurious Marquee is lavished with ivory and gold drapes, crystal
chandeliers and is fully carpeted. Sit on the sun-drenched terrace sipping
a glass of Pimms or champagne, and when the sun sets the beautiful
historic Worcester Cathedral lights up creating the most strikingly
romantic backdrop.
Our Cricket Suite is charmingly traditional and leads out onto its own large
private balcony which overlooks the Ground and Cathedral. The beauty of
the view is outstanding.

“The Cricket Ground was


the ideal setting for our
wedding.  Nicola and all
the staff went out of their
way to make sure our day
was as stress free and as
perfect as possible.”
Craig & Katie Bartlett

“We would like to thank you for the


excellent service given to us before and
on our wedding day.  You and your staff
are true professionals.”
Wayne & Bernadette Johnson

Contact Nicola Abrams on 01905 337912 or


nicola.abrams@wccc.co.uk for further details 18
Conferences, Seminars & Meetings
When planning a meeting, conference, product launch
or seminar look no further than city centre based,
Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

Your function will be looked after by our team of friendly and


professional staff, giving you flexibility and the highest quality
service from the personal attention of our dedicated team. We are a
modern conference centre in a unique setting. Our Head Chef has
been at WCCC over 20 yrs. Our ingredients are prepared & cooked
on site, and are seasonal & locally sourced where possible.
All special dietary requirements are catered for.
“We were very happy with the venue and the staff were great - they could not do
enough for us. There was a general atmosphere that everyone was working together
as a team wanting to please the customer which is rare in many establishments
today. Nothing was too much trouble.”
Kathy Buchanan
Pavilion Needham & James Solicitors

length 24 m
width 11 m
height 3.2 m

Cricket Suite
length 23 m
width 11 m
height 2.7 m

THEATRE STYLE CLASSROOM BOARDROOM U-SHAPE CABARET BANQUETING


Pavilion 200 60 40 50 120 150
Marquee 250 120 60 70 150 220
Smaller Pavilion 40 20 20 25 40 50
Cricket Suite 120 50 30 40 70 130
Executive Suite 30 - 20 25 - 40

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Opened in May 2009, the Graeme Hick Pavilion has exactly what you can expect from a modern
conference venue. With floor to ceiling windows that look out onto the famous New Road pitch
and stunning backdrop of Worcester Cathedral, providing a stress free and relaxed ambience.

Facilities available:
• Disabled lift & toilets “We have had really positive feedback
• 350 complimentary car spaces about the venue and the catering.
We will definitely use you again.”
• 72” Electric Projector Screen
Guy Western
• 32” Flat Screen Televisions Festival Housing Group
• Lectern & Flipcharts
• Video, CD & DVD
• Hand held & Lapel Microphones

“We were provided with a friendly


and very efficient level of service.
Despite our many requests, nothing
was too much trouble for the team.
The food and facilities were also of
a high standard and really helped to
make our event a great success.”
Charlotte Thornton-Smith
Harrison & Clark Solicitors

Contact Nicola Abrams on 01905 337912 or


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England Lions v Australia at New Road, July 2009

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Where to find us

WCCC Alternate Car Parking


1. Crowngate Car Parking 5. Cattle Market Car Park 9. King St. Car Park
2. Tybridge St. Car Park 6. Newport St. Car Park 10. Trinity Car Park
3. Croft Rd. Car Park 7. Copenhagen St. Car Park 11. St Martins Gate Car Park
4. Pitchcroft Car Park 8. Lychgate Car Park Additional Car Parks

Accommodation Contact Details Worcestershire CCC


Call The Worcester Whitehouse Hotel on 01905 24308 01905 748474 – Club Switchboard Mark Newton – Chief Executive
WCCC’s Official Hotel & Health Club 01905 337931 – Commercial Department Vikram Solanki – Captain
01905 337940 – Catering Department Steven Gibbs – Director of Catering
01905 337921 – Ticket Office Paul Phillips – Stadium Manager
01905 337903 – Club Shop Steve Rhodes – Director of Cricket
01905 748005 – Fax David Leatherdale – Commercial Director
wccc.co.uk – Website Tim Packwood – Head Groundsman

Contact Jodi Brandwood on 01905 337933 or


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County Ground • New Road • Worcester • WR2 4QQ
t. 01905 748474 f. 01905 748005 e. info@wccc.co.uk
wccc.co.uk

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