These acknowledgements below show those who are contributing directly or indirectly to the Teddington to Calais 2012 swim.

Barry Norman C.B.E.

Writer and Broadcaster

Welwyn 41Club

Odyssey Knebworth is a luxurious health and racquets club situated in 11 acres of Knebworth countryside.

With the encouragement and support of our qualified and friendly staff, you can enjoy this widest range of facilities including gym, swim, tennis, squash and studio classes.

Ford Motor Company

Supplier of the Teddington to Calais 2012 land escort vehicle

Speedo International Limited

Supplier of team kit for Teddington to Calais 2012

St John's Church of England School, Digswell

Read the enchanting letters from the children of Class 5

Andy was shown on Anglia TV recently starting off from Teddington Lock...

Don't worry if you missed it, simply click here to view the news footage.


Established in 1968. We extend a friendly welcome to families and couples
We are proud sponsors in conjucntion with the Bedfordshire & Luton Chamber of Commerce offering a prize to support a local student in engineering at a British university.
Keelings is a firm of chartered accountants who concentrate their efforts where they are most valued by their clients..... on offering close personal attention and responsive solutions.
Chantilly Club 41 is a French club consisting of ex-Chantilly Round Tablers and like minded men who meet for fun and fellowship.
Printing and leaflet distribution
Stevenage Glass Company Limited

M.O.T. Test Centre

Glazing specialists of Baldock

French Glass Blowers

Producers of the finest glassware

At The Mortgage Centre our friendly team offer you mortgages from a wide range of the UK's leading lenders that represent the whole market.

NASA Marine Instruments have become known worldwide for manufacturing robust, reliable products that are superb value for money.

Ken Follett

One of Britain's leading fiction authors

Member of Parliament for Stevenage

(Prior to 2010 elections)

With a heritage stretching back nearly 200 years, HarperCollins is one of the world's foremost English-language publishers.

Country Properties - Knebworth and Welwyn

Buying, selling or letting?

Digital Printers

Chas. Lowe & Sons (Builders Merchants) Ltd

A complete range of tools & materials for professionals and the DIY enthusiast.


Vision Express Opticians, Stevenage

With over 300 stores, you're never far from a complete eye health test.
Great Dunmow and District 41 Club

The Horns Pub

This 600 year old pub serves freshly made food from local produce.

Regular maintenance, tree pruning, turfing, fencing, ponds, water features, rockeries and pressure cleaning. Top quality personal service at affordable prices.

Telephone: 01895 635681

The Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps is the MP for Welwyn Hatfield and Minister of State for Housing & Local Government
Estate agents in the Stevenage and Welwyn area of Hertfordshire
BMG has been established for over 30 years, supplying labels, nameplates and signage to companies.
Time for a move? Make the right choice.

Family dental surgeons and tooth implant centre,

Welwyn Garden City.

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A special thanks is still extended to all those below who helped Andy in his epic 2005 Thames Swim.


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Andy is very fortunate to have the services of the British Canoe Union Lifeguards to escort him through the non-tidal section of the Thames.







Specialists in high quality yet competetively priced sign writing. For a professional job well done speak to the experts.

Tel: 01992 577 927






Blue Hat Technologies Ltd specialise in web hosting, domain name registration and web-based solutions. Offering fast and reliable Web Hosting on Windows 2003 Servers with options including ASP, ASP.NET, PHP and Perl and many more to customers throughout the UK and beyond.







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Quality builder serving homes in Hertfordshire. Robbers Cottage, The Street, Braughing, Hertfordshire, SG11 2QF.

01920 822683






One of England 's most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton - author of the words "The pen is mightier than the sword"






Hertfordshire's premier radio station.

Andy was recently on Hertbeat radio promoting the thames swim charity....

Click here to hear the the interview.







For maximum power and endurance






Chartered Surveyors





A national and international organisation for young businessmen for fun and fellowship.








Tax avoidance software and Will drafting services







Tel: 01707 324562






Baldock , Hitchin, Stevenage and Ware 41Clubs.





Jeremy Hunt is the MP for South West Surrey.






St Albans' finest Chinese restaurant

26 Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1BZ.

01727 835840






Fiveacres was established in 1925 and provides peace and tranquillity in its country setting for individuals, couples and families. Prospective members are always welcome and may wish to try a day visit before joining.




All types of stocking, inventories and valuations undertaken.





Index Office Supplies

For all office supplies needs





We are a Hertfordshire based web services company, providing affordable solutions for small businesses, charities and clubs.