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When you choose to have a sand dressed synthetic sports pitch installed for your school or club, it’s important that you select reliable and experienced sand dressed  suppliers and contractors, and do background checks on their previous work. This will give you the confidence that you will get a top quality, durable sports surface facility which is safe and suitable for use by everyone for a long time.

Sand dressed sports pitches have a layer of sand infill which is installed within the synthetic turf fibres to keep them upright and provide good playing characteristics for the surface. As sand dressed synthetic surfacing is most commonly used for hockey pitches due to its short pile height allowing the ball to glide evenly across the surface, choosing a specialist sand dressed turf supplier and installer will ensure you get the perfect playing characteristics for hockey.


As specialist sand dressed suppliers for synthetic hockey pitch facilities, we can provide a range of extra accessories and equipment for your 2G sports facility, as well as the sand dressed turf surfacing itself. These extras include fencing, floodlighting and maintenance equipment to make sure you get the most out of the hockey pitch facility and that it is great value for money to give you a good return on investment. As well as being sand dressed suppliers for sports pitches, we also offer maintenance services for your sand dressed turf facility to maintain the performance and safety characteristics for as long as possible. Once the initial installation process is complete, maintenance for a sand filled sports pitch can include brushing, removing debris and infill rejuvenation which involves extraction of contaminated sand infill which is then replaced with a new layer of clean sand. We aim to give you great value products and services which meet the requirements of your individual project while still fitting within your budget.


Woodhouse grove school

Soft Surfaces won a competitive tender to supply and install a new 6528 m² all weather pitch, marked for football, rugby union and three 5-a-side pitches. There is storage at one end for posts and equipment and the complex is enclosed by a 3m high rebound fence. Lighting columns were erected along the perimeter, and lighting bollards to the access path. A large-scale earthworks scheme was undertaken to create a plateau some 900mm above the 100-year flood level in order to accommodate the pitch. SS worked over weekends and during the normal Christmas shutdown to minimise delays.

AFC Bournemouth

When AFC Bournemouth wanted to create a new training surface, we looked into the various options. We discussed the performance and playing characteristics of a variety of surfaces. In the summer, we chose a 3G surface (Rhino Turf VT40) which was supplied and installed by Soft Surfaces Ltd. We chose the Rebounce shock-pad to compliment the VT40 surface, as it met the performance, quality and the most natural appearance – so much more realistic in looks, feel and performance than other synthetic surfaces. We have found Soft Surfaces to be very professional and easy to deal and work with. 

Banister Primary School

We believe we received good value for money by opting to use Soft Surfaces and would like to thank the team for making it painless and stress-free installation experience. We were particularly impressed with the degree of flexibility your exercised as we wanted to change the perimeter area. It’s also important that I state how impressed we were with the cleanliness and tidiness of the work; the site was spotless upon completion. Likewise, the after service has been good and we appreciate that you’ve stayed in touch to make sure we were pleased with the end product. In summary i would be happy to reccomend Soft Surfaces without hesitation or reservation; it was a pleasure doing business with you!

Activity For All

Soft Surfaces came to run a brief presentation on the advantages of their product and why he felt that this was best value and straight away we understood what we was getting as a product, service and installation. I am more than happy with how the project ran with it being delivered ontime, within budget and now have a great football artificial 3G surface. I would strongly recommend dealing with James Dooley at Soft Surfaces who will talk you through the various costs, specifications and finer details because would definitely like to point out that the cheapest is not always the best value. Massive thank you to the team for providing us now with a thriving new facility!

Golborne High School

I would like to express my thanks to all the staff at Soft Surfaces Ltd for helping our school in the upgrade of our MUGA flooring. We were experiencing serious problems with contaminated sand causing flooding and making the surface dangerous under foot. You undertook a site visit and carried out an infill contamination assessment to investigate the problems. This identified that the sand infill needed replacing to bring the facility back to its correct playing characteristics and porous again. The PE staff in school are extremely impressed with the impact of the work undertaken and have commented that it has made a significant improvement to the MUGA surface. I would certainly recommend Soft Surfaces!

If you’d like to send us an enquiry for a sand dressed hockey pitch facility, please don’t hesitate to fill in our contact form with as much detail as possible and we will get back to you with information regarding specifications and pricing.

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