Sand filled sports pitches provide ideal playing characteristics for both football and hockey, as well as multi use games areas for a variety of sports. When you decide to have a 2G grass sports facility installed it’s important to select sand filled grass suppliers and and contractors who are specialists in the sport surfacing industry. Carrying out background checks and credit assessments is vital in ensuring that you choose a company with relevant experience and expertise in the sport surfacing sector. This will make sure you get the best possible 2G grass pitch with the perfect performance and safety characteristics, whether it’s for recreational or professional use.
Safety should always be a top priority for any sports facility, especially if the surface is going to be used by young children at a school or club, therefore it’s vital to consider a maintenance plan which can be carried out by the sand filled suppliers. Maintenance for a sand filled sports pitch can include regular drag brushing, deep cleaning and infill rejuvenation to remove contaminated sand and replace it with a new clean layer. Most sand filled suppliers will offer maintenance advice along with the full construction process to ensure your sports facility stays in top condition for as long as possible.
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.
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!
As a sand filled synthetic grass supplier and installer, we can also provide you with extra equipment for your 2G sports facility such as fencing and floodlighting to help you get the most out of the sand filled pitch surfacing. Having these extra accessories installed means that the sports facility is kept secure and can be rented out during non daylight hours for training sessions and matches. If you need any further information about the 2G sand filled sports surfacing, please take a look around our website where you can find details about construction, costs and maintenance for this kind of sports facility.
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