industrial consumables and workwear suppliers, John Astley & Sons, is flushed with
success when it comes to promoting Coventry City Football Clubs' toilets to the top end of
Astleys, who provides the Premier division club with its toilet rolls and toilet roll
dispensers, first won the account over two seasons ago.
Now the club boasts the latest environmentally friendly and vandal-resistant toilet
roll dispensers in all the supporters' toilets.
Thanks to a special design in the dispenser, a new toilet roll cannot be used until the
last sheet on the old roll has been removed, which means minimised wastage and valuable
So no matter how the Sky Blues are performing on the pitch, supporters always know they
won't be caught short when the half-time whistle blows.
Rebecca Webb, account manager at Astleys Consumables Division, said:
"It is encouraging to see a football club place the environment so high on its
agenda, even if it means tackling the less glamorous areas where waste reduction can be
"An added advantage is that these toilet roll dispensers can withstand really
tough wear-and-tear from all supporters, whatever the mood of the match."
Since last December, Astleys has provided the club with over 2,000 toilet rolls and
plans are afoot to increase still further the range of cleaning products it supplies.
Don Blair, Coventry City FC stadium manager, said:
"It is great that we can team up with a Coventry firm that has been around even
longer than us, and of course, the arrangement ensures that our supporters continue to be
provided with the best possible facilities."