Green light for green growth at Midlands Karting

Midlands-HQ Teamworks Karting is on the road to a greener and more efficient future after investing in a number of new sustainable initiatives to drive growth and save energy costs with our support.


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Read time: 2 mins      Added: 06/05/2022

Teamworks Karting operates five centres across the UK – in Birmingham, Halesowen, Northampton, Sutton-in-Ashfield, and Letchworth. Using a finance package from Lloyds Bank, it has been able to upgrade its fleet of go-karts across all five sites to new electric-powered karts. They are fitted with the latest battery technology to ensure they are as sustainable as possible while still delivering the power and speed to thrill visitors.

They have also made modifications to their buildings, installing new energy-efficient lighting and more insulation to reduce heat loss, cutting carbon outputs, and reducing energy bills in the process.

They have also proved to be a big hit with thrill-seekers and are hoping to capitalise on their growing popularity, to support this they have overhauled their e-commerce and booking engine to help customers easily navigate the process and provide the best possible service.

The site also offers a number of other exciting activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy, including laser tag and F1 virtual race simulators. They cater for children’s parties and is also a popular destination for corporate away days and team building exercises.

Tony Hanley, Lloyds Bank Relationship Manager said: 

“Teamworks Karting has always been a popular leisure attraction and demand has been higher than ever with more people enjoying activities closer to home. We’re pleased to have played a part in the firm’s journey to become more sustainable by reducing their costs as well as their carbon footprint by 20%.

“We’ll be looking to support even more ambitious firms like Teamworks Karting across the region in the months ahead.” 


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Simone Schehtman, founding director at Teamworks Karting said: “We’re committed to sustainable growth at Teamworks Karting and have taken a number of steps to reduce our environmental impact while still providing the best possible experience for our visitors. Lloyds Bank’s support has given us the confidence to make these adjustments while continuing to grow our business.

“The support we received from Lloyds Bank during the pandemic was invaluable and meant we were in a position to reopen our doors with confidence. The latest funding will help us capitalise on the growing number of opportunities we’ve seen since reopening, and we look forward to their ongoing support as we build further on our recent growth.”

They also received support from Lloyds Bank during the pandemic through the Government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) when it was forced to close its doors.

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