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Quality Pitch for Coventry University

SSL were delighted to be selected by Coventry University to assist with the resurface of the synthetic turf hockey pitch at their Westwood Heath site. The pitch has recently been awarded FIH National certification confirming that the facility has been resurfaced to the highest standard. Having been employed in the early stages of the project Read more…

Ryan Giggs impressed with SSL designed pitch

It’s always good to receive positive feedback. But when the person giving feedback is a 13-time Premier League winner and current Welsh National Team Manager, that’s even better! SSL were delighted to play a key role in the 3G resurface of the synthetic pitch at Plas Arthur Leisure Centre on the Isle of Anglesey.The new facility was officially opened by Welsh National Team Manager Read more…

SSL project continues to meet high standards at Queen Ethelburga’s

Quality is never short term with a Surfacing Standards project! Having been selected by Queen Ethelburga’s College to act as sports pitch consultant to develop a detailed design/specification before overseeing the project build, the water based hockey field continues to maintain exceptional quality standards having recently passed a re-test to FIH Global Performance standards. SSL officially handed over the hockey field Read more…

SSL deliver refurb of Cheshire sports courts

Just 37 days since construction started, over 3500m2 of macadam sports courts in Cheshire have been successfully refurbished in a project carefully designed and overseen by SSL. SSL were first engaged by Helsby High School in May 2018 to provide an independent assessment and outline cost options to refurbish two blocks of old unusable macadam Read more…

SSL Provide the Platform for Buxton FC Academy

SSL are delighted with the news that Evo-Stik North Premier League team Buxton FC will next year be launching their own Academy to develop the stars of the future. Earlier this year SSL were engaged by EvoStik league partners GreenFields UK to assist with detailed design work in order to convert Buxton’s natural turf stadium pitch into a state-of-the-art 3G synthetic facility. The Read more…

Stadium conversion in Oldham continues to impress

This week marks 18 months since we formally handed over the impressive synthetic pitch at the VestaCare Stadium in Oldham (formerly Whitebank Stadium). Surfacing Standards were the appointed specialist pitch consultants to prepare design options, write and submit the planning application before managing the construction phase itself and carrying out key stage inspections. Funded by Read more…

Old Southport Courts Transformed to Floodlit 3G

Job done! Just 50 working days since SSL secured planning permission, the old tarmac courts at KGV College have been converted to an impressive floodlit 3G training facility, compliant to FA dimensions. Due to tight project timescales, SSL ensured the tender process was completed and a contractor in place so that the construction phase could Read more…

Hertfordshire 3G resurface completed ahead of programme

Designed & project managed by SSL, the 3G resurface project at The Knights Templar School, Hertfordshire was completed within budget AND ahead of programme. Thanks to additional survey works proposed by SSL prior to contract start, we were able to provide the client greater project cost certainty whilst enabling the old pitch to be kept in use for Read more…