Team GB Partnership
We're proud to be an Official Partner of Team GB for Paris 2024. Watch this space for more exciting Persimmon X Team GB news as the Olympic Games draw nearer!
Proud partner of Team GB
At Persimmon we celebrate the importance of home and understand the strong connection between the places where we put down roots, and the things we can go on to achieve.
In the lead-up to Paris 2024, we'll be posting lots of exciting content in partnership with Team GB, from Team GB athlete appearances across our communities to competitions and challenges.
My Olympic Roots
My Olympic Roots is a series of videos in partnership with Team GB, exploring what home and community mean to some of our Team GB athletes.
Your roots, your community, your home.
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In the lead up to Paris 2024, we're excited to welcome Team GB athletes to a number of Persimmon-run events, from show home openings to inspiring meet and greets in the communities we create.
Get Set to Build a Community
Looking for new ways to inspire the next generation? Produced in collaboration with Team GB, Get Set to Build a Community is a cross-curricular challenge for schools, aimed at students aged 11-14
Star power at the Winchester Half Marathon
The Winchester Marafun took place in September 2022 and Persimmon was proud to support the event. We invited along 2 time Olympic athlete and runner Chris Thompson as part of our Team GB official partnership.
Olympian presents South West sports award in housebuilder partnership
Newton Abbot College held its annual sports awards on Monday 10th July, with Olympic long-distance runner Joanne Pavey handing out the prizes.
Double Olympic Gold Medallist joins Persimmon to support mental health charity
Yorkshire born Olympian Alistair Brownlee MBE joined the family and friends of Charlie Dallas Lancaster for the Mile a Life event in York.
Olympic gold-medallist opens show home in Stratford upon Avon
The show home at Sonnet Park was officially opened by Olympic gold medal-winning rower Matt Gotrel, who claimed victory with Team GB's men's eight crew at Rio 2016.
Shrewsbury Amateur Swimming Club meets Team GB athlete
A Shrewsbury-based swimming club will be diving into future competitions with more motivation, thanks to an inspiring meet and greet organised by our West Midlands team.
Team GB Olympian opens Scartho Top development
Home buyers were welcomed to the Regency Meadows development in Grimsby by Lia Nici MP and local Team GB Olympian Rosalind Brett.
Team GB athlete attends Persimmon Community Champions donation at Lawley Primary School
The primary school in Lawley, West Midlands, received a cash boost to rejuvenate its outdoor spaces. The presentation was attended by Team GB athlete Gemma Howell, and the West Midlands sales team.
Team GB judoka opens show home in Redditch
The show home at new development The View in Redditch was officially opened by Team GB athlete Gemma Howell, who also prepared a healthy meal in the new kitchen.
Team GB gymnast inspires primary pupils
Olympic medallist and Commonwealth Games champion Daniel Purvis visited primary schools in West Lothian, organised by Persimmon as part of the Team GB partnership.
We also support the next generation of athletes through our Community Champions scheme. Read some of the inspirational stories below.
- Donation gets Cupar-based rugby club a step close to European tour
- Central team gives £1,000 cash boost to Wolverhampton-based swimming club
- Wormit gymnasts jump for joy after landing £1,000 donation
- Barry RFC score funding boost for East Wales region
- Girls football club scores major funding thanks to donation
From the competition ring to the kitchen
After taking a tour of a brand new Persimmon show home, champion judoka Gemma Howell shares her tips for starting the year right with a balanced and nutritious diet.