Bupa UK Insurance

Sponsor of Bench 2: Find Your Happy

Bupa UK Insurance is the UK’s leading health insurer, providing health insurance to 2.3 million people. Bupa has a range of cover options for individuals, families, and businesses, offering fast access to high quality healthcare. We also provide health cash plans and dental insurance.

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Bupa Health Services

Sponsor of Bench 7 – Factory of Creativity

Bupa Health Services consists of Bupa Health Clinics and the Cromwell Hospital. Bupa Health Clinics offers health assessment, private GP appointments, physiotherapy and access to the menopause plan. Cromwell Hospital has over 500 accredited consultants, mainly drawn from London’s teaching hospitals, covering over 70 specialties. It is recognised as a centre of excellence for oncology, cardiology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, lung, complex surgery and medicine. Cromwell Hospital’s diagnostics service offers the very latest technology.

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Carbon Creative

Carbon Creative donated their time to create all marketing assets and this website

Sponsor of Bench 6: The Memory Tree and Bench 17: Take a Leaf Out of our Book

As an ethics based digital and branding agency located in MediaCity, we have dedicated 20 years to helping support, grow and highlight social value campaigns that positively impact our local communities and environment across Salford and beyond.

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39 Pictures

39 Pictures donated their time and expertise to create marketing films

Sponsor of Bench 19: Frozen Kingdom

39 Pictures is proud to support the Salford Literacy Trail. We are a trusted partner for major global brands and influencers. Based at MediaCityUK, we specialise in fast turnaround, high end, affordable content production across sport and e-sports, influencers, brand and corporate.

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Sponsor of Bench 4: World of Wonders

Ardmac is an international construction company that delivers high value workspaces and technical environments. We have been leading the way in specialist construction for world class clients for over 40 years. Our mission is to be the contractor of choice for clients and the workplace of choice for great people.

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The Big Life Company

Sponsor of Bench 3: Literally Magic and Bench 10: Believe and Achieve

The Big Life group is in the business of changing lives. We fight inequality by working with people and places to create opportunities and inspire change. Our services have a whole-person approach, helping people with all areas of their life to remove obstacles they may face to changing their life for the better.

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Foundation 92

Sponsor of Bench 16: A Gingerbread Adventure and Reading is Dreaming with Open Eyes

Foundation 92 is the official charity of Salford City FC, founded by The Class of 92. The Foundation focuses on supporting people to improve their lives through sport and education, with an emphasis on positive physical and mental wellbeing.

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Krome Technologies

Sponsor of Bench 1: Elmer’s Day Out and Bench 5: Better with a Book

Krome Technologies, based in Salford Quays, is a technically strong, people-centric technology consultancy. Krome has worked with Bupa since 2009 and continue to support Bupa, and other local businesses with the creation of agile, efficient, and scalable IT services and solutions.

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Sponsor of Bench 20: The Children who Drew Dragons

MediaCity is a waterside destination with a rich history. A place of culture, content and creativity where there is always something on. It’s open to everyone and is home to some of the world’s most exciting creative, tech and media brands.

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MediaCity Sustainability & Social Value Network

Sponsor of Bench 7 – Factory of Creativity

With 40+ businesses, partners and organisations, the MediaCity Sustainability & Social Value Network commits to building a healthier environment, economy and society for all. Putting people and our local communities at the heart of everything we do, we are very proud to support the Salford Literacy Trail.

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Salford City Council Libraries

Sponsor of Bench 15: A Drum, A Drum, Macbeth Doth Come! and Bench 14: Park Life Tales

Salford Community Libraries are proud to support the Salford Literacy Trail. Visit your local library and take yourself on a reading journey with The Big Salford Summer Read. The latest books, the greatest stories. We can’t wait to see you!

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University of Salford

Sponsor of Bench 18: Sunrise and Bench 12: The Raven

We are a proud civic university that has been at the heart of educating the people of Salford for over 125 years. Our mission is simple – to transform lives, stimulate discovery and realise potential.

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Interested in buying a bench?

Want to buy a BookBench? Our auction is now live and will close on 22nd September 2022 at 7pm. All the money raised will fund local literacy projects.

Salford BookBench Auction