Verla football team sponsorship

Local housebuilder Crest Nicholson is sponsoring St Albans City FC for the upcoming season on behalf of the new community at its upcoming Verla development, in St Albans.


Just a mile away from Verla, St Albans City FC has been at the heart of the community for 115 years. With the men’s team currently competing in the National League South, they have recently expanded to include a women’s side for the first time in their history. With bold ambitions for the team’s success, they are supporting them with the same resources as their men’s first team. St Albans City FC continues to expand, going from strength to strength, securing an attendance of over 2,000 spectators in the past year on multiple occasions, breaking their own all-time records.


Barry Higson, Head of Commercial at St Albans City FC, said: “We’re grateful to Crest Nicholson for their sponsorship for the season ahead, which will go toward running costs for the club, improving facilities for supporters and help us with our plans for further growth for both the men’s and women’s teams. As a semi professional football club, we rely on support from generous businesses operating within the local area. Thanks again to Crest Nicholson!”


Charlie Joseph, Sales and Marketing Director at Crest Nicholson Chiltern, added: “We are proud to partner with St Albans City FC, who have a longstanding history with the community here in St Albans. Local football clubs act as a hub for the area, providing opportunities for friends and families to get together and socialise, and encourage their fans to be active too. We’d like to wish each of their teams good luck for the upcoming season, and look forward to supporting pitch-side!”


Just a fifteen-minute walk from St Albans City FC’s pitch and training ground is Crest Nicholson’s Verla development. Ideally suited to first time buyers and professionals working in St Albans and London, Verla comprises a selection of one, two and three bedroom apartments. Verla benefits from an enviable location. Situated just a ten-minute walk away from St Albans City train station, residents can reach multiple London stations in just 20 minutes. The historic city centre is under a mile away from the development too, providing access to an array of independent and high street favourite shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and bars.


Prices for one and two bedroom apartments at Verla start from £315,000 and £495,000 respectively, with three bedroom duplex penthouse apartments coming soon. Part Exchange, Deposit Unlock, SmoothMove and Home Reach, a part-buy, part-rent scheme, are available on select plots to help make the homebuying process easier. For more information, please call 01727 532 984 or visit the sales suite, which is open daily, 10am until 5pm. Alternatively, visit