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Shepherd Group is one of the leading family-owned private businesses in the UK. It was founded in 1890 in York and its head offices remain in the City.

Its operations in national and international markets include the renowned Portakabin brand which manufactures modular buildings for sale and hire.

Shepherd Group supports a wide range of York community initiatives, is pleased to have supported the Rotary Club of York’s charitable work for many years and is delighted to have been a sponsor of the Dragon Boat Challenge since its early days.


Visavvi an SCC business are global leaders in audio visual, business communications and collaboration, harnessing technology to create highly intuitive and versatile meeting and collaboration environments, supported by a range of AV solutions and services designed to deliver success. 


Working across the corporate, education, healthcare, public and government sectors, the company is renowned for its high standards, innovative technology solutions and excellent customer service. 


With a heritage in York that dates back to 1876, the company, which holds top industry accreditations and partnerships, is proud to support charitable activities like the York Rotary Dragon Boat Challenge over many years.


SCC is our new owner – you can find out more at www.visavvi.com




SIMPSON is a privately-owned York based Fit-out, Construction and Development company, providing bespoke services throughout the UK.  Our years of experience have allowed us to work on diverse projects, ranging from multi-million-pound retail fit outs, for a number of Blue Chip Clients, to the restoration and refurbishment of some of the UK’s most iconic and historic buildings.

SIMPSON pride ourselves in understanding our clients' needs and exceeding their expectations, leading to a high proportion of repeat business. Our Craft Joinery Workshop has built up an enviable reputation for manufacturing bespoke joinery solutions for our clients' projects.

SIMPSON is proud to support Local and National charities through our Community Fund and are proud to be one of the sponsors for the 2022 York Rotary Club’s Dragon Boat Challenge.

To find out more about SIMPSON visit www.simpsonyork.co.uk

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We are extemely grateful to the following main sponsors for their support...

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York Rotary would also like to acknowledge and thank  all the many others, who through their support and participation help to make these events happen and raise funds for deserving charities.

© 2022 by Rotary Club of York