Grosvenor Backs Cambridge Big Weekend

Grosvenor is kicking off a Big Weekend of Cambridge sport by hosting a jam-packed programme of sporting activity on Parker’s Piece this weekend - the starting line of the Cambridge leg of the Tour de France.

3rd July 2014

Grosvenor is kicking off a Big Weekend of Cambridge sport by hosting a jam-packed programme of sporting activity on Parker’s Piece this weekend - the starting line of the Cambridge leg of the Tour de France.

The property company which has been active in Cambridge for over 30 years is proud to be sponsoring the Sports Zone at the Big Weekend – the three-day FREE event of music, entertainment and sport held on Parker’s Piece from Friday, July 4 to Sunday, July 6.

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The Big Weekend precedes the world famous Tour de France which is this year passing through Cambridge with the Third Leg departing from Parker’s Piece on Monday, July 7.

The Grosvenor Sports Zone is open on Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6 from 12noon - 5pm (approx) on both days and will be hosted by Grosvenor staff for the second year running.

Grosvenor is also supporting the Cambridgeshire FA Youth Mini World Cup, being held on Saturday, July 5 from 12noon-5pm. Each team represents a country of their choice in a fun football festival for players of all levels.

Other weekend highlights include:

  • Unique Cycle Sport, Rollapaluza, will give budding cycle racers the chance to battle it out on customised roller-cycles in timed races against the clock and friends
  • More than 15 Cambridge sports clubs demonstrating their sports activities and offering taster sessions
  • Cambridge United Community Trust and Cambridge Cats Basketball
    showcasing its sports programmes
  • Giant Noughts and Crosses, Snakes and Ladders and Jenga

Chrissy Cullen, Marketing Manager - Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, said:
“We are excited to be supporting the Big Weekend again this year and have a jam-packed schedule of activities going on in the Sports Zone, plus with the Tour de France hitting town this year it promises to be a special weekend for the city.

“We are sure that the people of Cambridge will head to Parker’s Piece in their droves and make it a weekend of sport to remember.”

ENDS

For more information contact:
Naomi Curtis/Sorrel Basher, Press Office
Grosvenor
020 7312 6479/6101
pressoffice@grosvenor.com

Notes to Editors

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland aims to create value through its skills in place-making and design, repositioning locations in ways that change customer perceptions and deliver results for our stakeholders. We own and develop an exceptional range of properties and locations in Britain and Ireland through two business units: our London estate, responsible for assets across 300 acres of Mayfair and Belgravia, and Grosvenor Developments, responsible for all off-estate activity in Britain and Ireland. Both teams have a common goal: to create great places for people to live, work and visit. As at 31 December 2013, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland had assets under management of £5bn.

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