Redgra transformed to 3G

Blakedown Sport & Play were employed by Hampshire County Council to transform a disused 'redgra' play area into a state-of-the-art 3G artificial turf sports pitch at Toynbee School in Eastleigh.

Building on a ‘green field’ site, extensive excavation works took place to allow for a new drainage system. The ground was then levelled, and perimeter kerbing and a geo-textile membrane installed. The sports turf was laid onto a Dynamic base of stone, with in-situ shockpad for impact absorption.

  • Client: Hampshire County Council
  • Contract Type JCT IFC
  • Contract Value: £415,000
  • Build Time: 16 weeks

The selected playing surface was Tiger Turf's Challenger 40mm 3G turf suitable for both football and hockey. The pitch was laid onto a top specification Brock shockpad and the project completed with 3.6m high fencing and a full floodlighting scheme.

Location: Bodycoats Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2PL

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