Sponsor Spotlight – Whelan Pest Prevention

Widnes Vikings are proud to be sponsored by Whelan Pest Prevention for the 2020 season.

Whelan Pest Prevention provide a professional pest control service throughout the North West, giving you the best solution to match your budget.

Whelan Pest Prevention technicians are qualified for both commercial & domestic pest control, not only eradicating pests but also finding the best solutions to deter them from returning to your property.

The local business first became involved with Widnes Vikings during the 2019 season, taking out Match Sponsorship, Pitchside Advertising and Digital Sponsorship. Supporter will have seen the Whelan Pest Prevention brand associated with last season’s ‘Whack of the Week’ feature on social media.

Digital Sponsorship continued into 2020, with the newly branded Whelan Pest Prevention Magic Moment, but the partnership also grew as the local business opted to become official Kit Partners.

The Whelan Pest Prevention logo is proudly displayed on the socks of all three Vikings kits for the 2020 season, and the company also provided a surprise for members of the Learning Disability Super League team at our Challenge Cup tie against Oldham.

After taking out Match Sponsorship for the visit of the Roughyeds, owner Chris Smith held a prize draw to award two places in their Executive Box to members of the LD Super League team. Chris also held a draw to giveaway his commemorative signed and framed 2020 shirt to one of the members of the team, and has been a huge supporter of the club’s Learning Disability team.

During the current Coronavirus pandemic, work hasn’t stopped for Whelan Pest Prevention, as the nature of their industry means that their staff are key workers. The current role of the company includes keeping food establishments, care homes and businesses safe from pests for hygiene purposes.

Domestic cases are also continuing, but only under strict distancing rules to protect the health of their customers and staff. 

As the country looks ahead to post-lockdown, Whelan Pest Prevention are also assisting businesses who are gearing up to return to work safely. With specialist machines which can sanitise whole buildings using a fumigation technique, along with manual methods and specialist equipment to protect staff.

With this equipment at their disposal, Whelan Pest Prevention can return premises to companies with a short turnaround. The custom they are currently servicing includes houses, student accommodations, gyms and pub chains. While these are services that they have always carried out for their clients, the present climate has seen this become a service that is in more demand.

Chris Smith, owner of Whelan Pest Prevention, commented: “I am a Widnes man born and bred, and I am excited to be involved with Widnes Vikings.

“To see my business featured with a team I have such fond memories of growing up with, on the kit socks and advertising boards and sponsoring features in games, is a great buzz for me. 

“I hope that we can get back to the games soon, but we have to be patient and do it safely.”

To find out more about the services Whelan Pest Prevention provide, and how they can assist you with any pest related problems, call Chris on 07494 173 878 or visit their website via the below button.

Widnes Vikings would like to thank Whelan Pest Prevention for their valued sponsorship of the club.