0 Sheltons Sportsturf Drainage Buyout

Existing management team Mick Claxton and Richard Clark are the new owners of sportsturf drainage specialists Shelton SDS. The handover was completed on 3rd May 2013 and the business will now be known as Shelton Sportsturf Drainage Ltd.

The new owners said: "We are very much looking forward to taking Shelton into a new era and our focus will remain on designing and manufacturing British made, high quality drainage machinery for the sportsturf industry. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the previous business owners David and Eileen Shelton for their support and leadership over the years and wish them well for the future".

Other than the change of name, it is business as usual at Shelton. All members of staff have been retained; Mick and Richard will continue in their existing capacities, their expertise in the field is well known in the industry having been at the company for 15 and 13 years respectively.

The business will continue to operate from Baumber Farm and all contact details including email addresses, telephone numbers and website details will remain the same. Any queries should be directed to info@sheltonsdrainage.co.uk.

Shelton Sportsturf Drainage Ltd is a global business, based in Baumber, near Horncastle in Lincolnshire. Shelton's machines are sold all over the world and the overseas business is growing fast in over 20 different countries.

Shelton design and manufacture very specialist machinery which is engineered in Lincolnshire, with sportsturf in mind, so unlike some more traditional drainage methods, it will leave minimal impact on grass and get it back in play a mere 24 hours after the work has been completed!

They work to an extensive research and development program; carrying out contracting work themselves means that they know firsthand what works and what doesn't and how they can improve their products. They appreciate customer feedback and use it to ensure that with a Shelton's machine you will always get outstanding, in fact world leading performance.

For more information contact www.sheltonsdrainage.co.uk

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