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    If you are looking to promote your company then Stafford Borough Council can help.

    The Council has a range of activities and events open to sponsorship - such as the popular Stafford Half Marathon or prestigious "Green Awards" for environmentally friendly organisations, not forgetting our roundabouts and UK-leading recycling scheme.

    They all attract considerable local media coverage, so if you are looking to give your company a profile boost why not contact us on the numbers below.

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Please click on the links below for further information about each of the listed sponsorship opportunities:

    Gatehouse Theatre

    Stafford Gatehouse Theatre hosts many touring shows in addition to producing the Stafford Festival Shakespeare Open Air Production at Stafford Castle, one of only four Rock 'n' Roll Pantos in the country,and three annual youth and summer school shows.  The Gatehouse plays host to 70,000 visitors a year and its annual Stafford Festival Shakespeare is one of the UK's leading Open Air events, boasting some of the UK's highest production values, top profile artists and national critical acclaim.

    Stafford Gatehouse Theatre offers wonderful sponsorship opportunities to companies wishing to associate themselves with a well-established venue producing high quality events.  It's the perfect avenue for targeting audiences via major marketing and media campaigns, developing corporate profile and community relations within the region as well as offering the opportunity for companies to entertain clients, customers and staff.

    To discuss sponsorship options further or to obtain a pack please contact Derrick Gask, Artistic Programme Manager, or Lynn Elkin, Business Development and Administration Manager on:

    Leisure Events

    Sponsorship is the ideal way to raise the profile of your business or organisation to a targeted local audience whilst supporting local projects and events. Leisure Services events, like the successful annual Stafford Half Marathon, summer Stafford Festival and the Christmas Lights Switch On all offer the perfect opportunity to enhance your company/brand profile through sponsorship.

    Association with Stafford Borough Council's Leisure Services events in the form of income, equipment or skills enhances the services we already provide to the community. Sponsorship information packs are available on request detailing the sponsorship packages available and illustrating the promotional avenues used to generate awareness of the events. The marketing mix consists of a range of media such as banners and posters in highly visible town centre locations, borough entry signs, magazine advertisements, regional brochure distribution, bill board adverts and widespread press coverage.

    If you would like to take advantage of promoting your company through sponsorship packages, discuss options available or request a sponsorship pack please contact the Leisure Services team:

    Tel: 01785 619354

    Or alternatively write to Leisure Services Sponsorship, Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford. ST16 3AQ

    For more information on Leisure Services please visit our Leisure Services webpages.


    Regeneration projects are an important and ongoing part of the work done by the Borough Council. Town Centre Management works on numerous projects including marketing and promoting the town centre, ensuring the town centre remains vibrant, clean and an attractive place for its residents, workers and visitors. Various events such as the Christmas Light Switch-on and temporary ice rinks take place in the Market square throughout the year, we are always looking at environmental enhancements including - street furniture, new Christmas lights and signage for the town - there are lots of opportunities for local businesses to work with us to sponsor these things. For more information on such sponsorship opportunities please contact:


    Sustainable and Healthy Communities

    All of the environmental and sustainable development campaigns listed below are available for sponsorship, a perfect opportunity to improve the image and profile of your company. Please click on the names for more details:

    For more information on sponsoring the above schemes please contact our Sustainable and Healthy Communities Team:

    • Tel: 01785 619408
    • E-mail:
    • Write to: Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford. ST16 3AQ

    For more details of our environmental schemes please visit our Sustainable Development webpages.


    If you are looking for a slightly different way to promote your company, then council-maintained roundabouts, floral displays, parks or environmental maintenance schemes could be right for you. For more details please contact our Streetscene team:

    • Tel: 01785 619368
    • E-mail:
    • Write to: Streetscene, Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford, ST16 3AQ

    For more information on our Environmental Maintenance team, Streetscene, please visit our Streetscene webpages.

    Waste and Recycling

    Our Waste Management team may also offer you the perfect chance to give your company a publicity boost. Recycling schemes and their associated publications can often reach huge audiences, with leaflets detailing recycling collection times distributed to thousands of homes. For details of such golden sponsorship opportunities please contact the Recycling and Waste Services Team:

    • Tel: 01785 619633
    • E-mail:
    • Write to: Waste and Recycling Team, Stafford Borough Council,
      Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford, ST16 3AQ.

    For more details of our schemes please visit our Recycling and Waste webpages.


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