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A guide to 3G or 4G surfaces. One of our most frequently asked questions: "What is a 3G versus 4G Pitch?". Artificial turf terminology can be confusing, the ‘G’ simply stands for Generation so 3rd generation or 4th generation.   1G and 2G Pitches: Before the development of 3G surfaces, 1G and 2G pitches were [...]

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3G Football Pitch above view with players on pitch
How much does a 3G pitch cost? This is one of our frequently asked questions, and one which doesn’t have an immediate or straightforward answer. Each of our projects is unique, meaning there can be no ‘one size fits all’ cost. There are several factors to consider which will influence the overall 3G pitch cost. [...]

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3G Rugby Pitches - Enhancing the game for all Can your club benefit from the installation of a 3G World Rugby Reg 22 pitch? In this blog we explain the benefits and advantages of installing an Artificial Rugby Pitch which could support and nurture rugby player's development and team progression, whilst creating opportunities for rugby [...]

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FIH Announce Changes to Hockey Turf and Field Standards In June 2021, the FÉdÉration Internationale de Hockey (FIH) changed their classification methods for hockey pitches around the world - but what does this mean for you? Using the old system, hockey pitches were classified into the following categories: Global Elite Global National Community Global Elite [...]

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Multiple sports pitches for multi use games
All You Need to Know About Multi Use Games Areas MUGAs, or ‘Multi Use Games Areas’, are a type of sports surface which can be used to accommodate various different sports, such as hockey, 5-a-side football, netball, basketball, and tennis. Multi Use Games Areas are particularly useful to schools and local sports community clubs since [...]

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Pitch maintenance
The Importance of Artificial Pitch Maintenance PITCH MAINTENANCE IS ESSENTIAL TO KEEP YOUR SPORTS SURFACE IN GOOD CONDITION AND IMPROVE ITS LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE. In this guide, we’ll give you our top tips on how to maintain your pitch, from 3G surfaces used for rugby and football, to high level water-based hockey pitches. Keeping your facilities [...]

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Walking on a red athletics track
Athletics tracks: Which is right for you? We’re specialists in athletics track construction, with installations ranging in size, track system, colour and budget. We’ve installed numerous tracks since starting out in business – from the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games, to schools and colleges (such as Stowe School and University of Birmingham) across the UK. When [...]

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Hockey pitch construction
Hockey Pitch Construction Where to Begin This guide has been designed to assist with answering initial questions we are often asked by clients when they first embark on their hockey pitch construction journey.  -How much does artificial hockey pitch construction cost? The cost of building a pitch can vary immensely. Do you require a simple [...]

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