Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival has announced a new sponsor for the key event for the North West in 2016.
Cope Engineering are supporting the festival by providing logistical support and storage facilities in the run up to the event in June 2016. Cope Engineering, based in Radcliffe, are specialist manufacturers of rollers and cylinders, heat transfer rolls, lightweight carbon fibre rolls and all types of rolls for converting, conveying and conditioning to industries including: printing and packaging, steel, paper, glass, laminating, extruding, polythene and film.
Tony Cope, director of Cope Engineering, said, “We are delighted to be joining with the Flower Festival as partners to help facilitate the storage and transport of the major mechanics that the Flower Festival will be using for the amazing installations they have planned for the event
“We saw the amazing level of preparation for this event and wanted to support it as we feel it will be one of the highlights of the North West calendar next year.”
Karen Brooke, one of the Flower Festival organisers, said “Cope Engineering are key to us creating the Flower Festival. We have amassed an amazing array of enormous structures and mechanics that will be used as part of the Flower Festival and moving this amount of equipment from all over the country and then storing it is massive undertaking. We are thrilled to be working in partnership with Cope Engineering.”
The Blackburn Cathedral Flower Festival is a landmark event in the 2016 calendar and will celebrate the completion of the new Cathedral Quarter in Blackburn, which sees the first Cathedral Cloisters being built for over 600 years.
You can discover more about the work of Cope Engineering at www.cope-engineering.co.uk
Pictured are: Tony Cope, Director of Cope Engineering with Canon Dr Ian Stockton, Canon Chancellor at Blackburn Cathedral