GCL and Guests Enjoy The Best Weather and Golf at Old Thorns
For the 15th year GCL took the opportunity to entertain clients and staff at Old Thorns for its annual golf day. The sun was shining and as the mercury rose so did the tension around the fabulous course, but eventually the individual winner was declared as Chris Chiles MD of Vanderbilt Homes and the winning team also being announced with the team players being: Richard Prynne (Pewleys), Frazer Mackay (Advanta Group), William Togher (Kidbrook Homes) and Doug Fordham (GCL).
Dragon Boat Challenge
The Berkeley Homes (Capital) Dragon Boat Race Challenge has become one of the must get involved with events for the adventurous and fearless GCL team. The ancient Chinese tradition, which is also becoming one of the UK's fastest growing water based activities, now regularly attracts well over 30 crews who battle it out over the 200m race course every summer. The GCL team proudly demonstrated their paddling and team skills, but haven't, as yet, announced their finishing position, but did declare it to be a fabulous day and huge fun.
GCL Take to the Cathedral to Raise Funds for Charity
GCL are firm supporters of the children’s charity Wooden Spoon, whose mission is ‘to positively transform the lives of disadvantaged and disabled children and young people across the UK and Ireland through the power of rugby’. So when the opportunity arose to abseil down Guildford Cathedral: Michelle Clarke, Natalie Lyden, Rita De, Ben Inkin and Simon Wilson’s son Josh took part in the trial and raised over £1,500.00 for the company’s favoured charity.
Private Dining at Watts Gallery, Guildford
On one of the warmest days of the year so far GCL clients and staff enjoyed a fabulous private dinning experience at Watts Gallery. The event was also attend by the Atlantic Drifters, Dave Lambert and Tom Brunwin, who regaled the highs and lows of their epic adventure rowing the Atlantic to finish first their class in the Talisker Whisky Challenge earlier this year. The private dinner has been heralded as - one of the most memorable and special evenings !
GCL v Berkeley Homes – 5-A-Side
The on-going rivalry between the GCL and Berkeley Homes Southern 5-a-side football teams continued when they met at Leatherhead Leisure Centre on 14th March.
With a team comprising; Simon Wilson, Farouk Egala, Josh Giles, Gareth Fullbrook, James Gray and Captain, Ben Inkin, GCL made a good start to take an early lead. The Berkeley team however, fought back with some good finishes and the help of two own goals from GCL! Midfield playmaker, Fullbrook then took control and secured a hard fought victory with a 10-6 score line!