Design, develop and project manage a new full-sized 3G Artificial Turf pitch

Our key services included:

  • Inception Feasibility Study, Conceptual Design and Scheme Schedule
  • Development Site Investigations, Detailed design, Approvals, Cost plans and Health and Safety
  • Procurement Tender Documents and Tender Action
  • Construction Contract Administration and Construction Supervision
  • Post Construction Maintenance Advice and After Care and Annual Advice and Reporting

 

Project background

Liberty Property Trust and Rouse Kent (Residential) Ltd. commissioned SSL to develop; design and project manage their new full-sized 3G pitch. The facility is intended for  association football and rugby union as its principal sporting activities, with the development of both pitch and club house facilities.

Project scope

The pitch is designed in accordance with FIFA Quality Concept for Football Turf, Rugby Football Union (RFU) and International Rugby Board (IRB) performance requirements.

The overall works package included every aspect to compliment the high quality playing surface including:

  • Floodlighting
  • Perimeter ball-stop fencing
  • Base, foundations, drainage and structural design
  • Sports equipment and site furniture

Project result

The facility was opened in August 2013 and has received commendations from community football and rugby clubs.