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Health and Safety at McArdle Sport Tec McArdle Sport Tec are experts within the sports construction industry, we take pride in providing high-quality 3G sports pitches and athletics tracks.  We have a dedicated and knowledgeable team,specialising in innovative designs and pioneering construction methods – so you can rely on us to understand your needs and deliver [...]

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3G sports pitch
Finding funding for sports facilities When you are looking to invest in a 3G sports pitch or refurbish your existing artificial sport pitch, there are numerous schemes available to help you raise the necessary funding. Applying for funding is often a time-consuming process, so it’s worth investing some time into researching sources fully before making [...]

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3G rugby pitch
World Rugby Reg 22 compliant 3G pitches As the Six Nations gets into full swing, rugby players from clubs across the UK will be watching closely, and analysing top performers to pick up new skills. But while they're looking at the people, there's one other key element that can really help teams to play at a [...]
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Would you like to work for a market leading specialist sports pitch construction company?  McArdle Sport Tec have immediate availability for contract and site managers to oversee projects across the UK covering all aspects and skills of project and site management. The roles are available due to unprecedented success and a rapidly growing portfolio of [...]

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Frozen 3g pitch
McArdle Sport Tec's 5 top tips for winter 3G pitch maintenance. With the long, cold winter months looming, 3G pitches are fast becoming a popular alternative to provide a stable and safe sporting facility throughout the difficult seasons. An artificial pitch can be a costly investment and will need regular maintenance to keep it looking [...]

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RFU Rugby 365 incentive
SHELFORD RUGBY CLUB, THE DAVEY FIELD McArdle Sport Tec are delighted to build our 2nd 'RFU Rugby 365 programme' pitch at The Davey Field. Shelford Rugby Club, known to their fans as ‘The Peacock Family’ are celebrating the handover and official opening of their brand new 3G rugby pitch construction at The Davey Field. Thanks to [...]
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How 3G rugby pitches transform the game for clubs and players The safety and maintenance benefits of 3G Rugby Pitches. World Rugby believes that the technology used in artificial playing surfaces has improved over the years, making it far more beneficial for players. The increased use of 3G (third generation) rugby pitch construction has meant [...]
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Burton Albion FC 3G Pitch
ENGLAND MANAGER GARETH SOUTHGATE OPENS OUR NEW PITCH AT BURTON ALBION FC England football Manager, Gareth Southgate officially opened our newest 3G football pitch at Burton Albion's Pirelli Stadium in February 2017. This was a Football Association and Football Foundation project, where we worked with TigerTurf UK to install their Atomic Pro 60 3G surface. [...]
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3G pitch maintenance
The importance of 3G pitch maintenance Find out how keeping your pitch maintained can save you money and protect your players from injury. 3G pitches are a great alternative to natural grass.  They will enable you to play all year round and stop you having to cancel matches.  3G pitch maintenance is also a lot [...]
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University of Birmingham - Photo Credit Alan Spink
UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM ATHLETICS TRACK McArdle build prestigious athletics track used by Olympic teams for IAAF World Championships pre-training. McArdle Sport Tec were thrilled to be chosen by the University of Birmingham after a competitive tendering process to build a prestigious athletics track. Built to international training standard, the porous Stobitan track has been finished [...]
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all weather 3G sports pitch
3G sports pitch testing – FIFA guidelines Guidelines and testing for third generation sports pitches Third generation (3G) pitches are artificial sports pitches designed to mimic the look, characteristics and performance of real grass. 3G pitches are filled with both sand and rubber to keep the synthetic grass dense and upright. FIFA’s guidelines are in [...]
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England Manager, Gareth Southgate opens Burton Albion's new sports pitch Pirelli Stadium's new 3G Pitch opening Football Foundation Ambassador and England Manager, Gareth Southgate, was invited to open the newly constructed TigerTurf and McArdle Sport Tec football pitch in Burton today. We sent one of our team to the Pirelli Stadium to attend the Football Foundation’s [...]
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3G Football Pitch
3G Football Pitch - Which Boots? To keep a 3G pitch looking its best, the correct footwear is vital. In order to prolong the life of a 3G pitch it's vital that players wear suitable footwear. All 3G pitches should have DOs and Don'ts boards detailing the acceptable footwear. As a general guide, see the [...]
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Our top tips for maintaining artificial hockey pitches In order to keep your artificial hockey pitch looking and performing its best it is vital to maintain it. A well-maintained pitch will optimise playing conditions, reduce chance of injury and ensure the pitch drains effectively. When you appoint a hockey pitch construction contractor they should consider [...]
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Rugby Expo 2016 3rd & 4th November, Ricoh Arena McArdle Sport Tec Ltd will be exhibiting at the Rugby Expo 2016 on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Sports surface specialists will be available to provide the very best advice to aid sports construction and planning for both elite and [...]
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McArdle Sport Tec & TigerTurf selected for RFU’s Artificial 3G Rugby Pitch Construction Pilot Scheme McArdle Sport Tec and TigerTurf are pleased to have been selected as the contractor/manufacturer team appointed for the artificial 3G rugby pitch construction at major rugby club Hornets RFC, Weston-Super-Mare.  Working with TigerTurf, McArdle’s will be installing their new “Rugby [...]
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Multi Use Games Area
MUGA Construction - As well as all-weather pitches, McArdle Sport Tec are also specialists in MUGA construction. MUGA stands for Multi Use Games Area. Put simply, a MUGA pitch or court is a sports surface which can accommodate various sports. They can be made from a variety of surfaces including tarmac, rubber and artificial turf. [...]
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McArdle Sport Tec Installing 'Ecocept' at Aberystwyth Town FC After a competitive tender and interview process, 3G football pitch construction specialists, McArdle Sport Tec are delighted to have been awarded a contract by Welsh Premier League side Aberystwyth Town FC to install a state-of-the-art third-generation pitch at the club’s ground. McArdle Sport Tec offered the [...]
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The Mayor of Woodley Visited One of Our Sites We were very lucky to have been visited by the Mayor of Woodley, Councillor Dave Mills. Woodley Town Council were awarded a grant to help their dream of installing a 3G pitch at Woodford Park Leisure Centre a reality. The £510,000 grant received from the Premier [...]
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Changes to FIFA's Pitch Certification At the end of 2015, the FIFA Quality Programme released a new Test Manual containing more stringent requirements for football turf installations. With the release of the new manual a set of new Quality Marks were introduced - FIFA QUALITY and FIFA QUALITY PRO, which will replace the FIFA Recommended [...]
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3G, 4G or 5G…? A question we get asked a lot here at McArdle Sport Tec is “What is 3G?”. To explain simply, 3G is short for Third Generation. Third Generation (3G) surfaces are the newest generation of artificial turf and are referred to as one of the major recent innovations in football. They are [...]
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