3G Football and Rugby Pitch
Blakedown were employed by Moulton College in Northamptonshire to construct a new 3G artificial turf pitch suitable for football and rugby. The facility was constructed onto an engineered base of porous of tarmac, with tarmac run-offs and 3m high twinbar fencing surrounding the pitch. The fencing was extended behind each goal area to 5m.
The project included major earthworks to situate the 3G pitch, a new access road leading from the main school building, and soft landscaping works around site.
Client: Moulton College
Contract Type: JCT Design & Build
Build Time: 16 weeks
The pitch added to the college’s extensive sports provision and was the first 3G artificial turf pitch to be built in the county. It is also used as a training facility by the Northampton Saints Rugby Club, Northampton Town FC, and Bedford Blues FC.
Location: West St, Moulton, Northampton, NN3 7RR