Extensive Refurbishment to Athletics Facilities

Client: Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council

Contract Value: £600,000

Build Time: 8 weeks

Location: Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 5SN

Blakedown Sport & Play have completed extensive resurface and refurbishment works on the athletics track and sand-dressed hockey pitch at Down Grange Sports Complex in Baskingstoke.

The existing athletics track was refurbished to a high-specification 'Sandwich' system and extended to eight lanes, including two extra sprint straight lanes. The high jump and steeplechase areas were also extended and upgraded.

The existing sand-filled (astroturf) hockey pitch was also upgraded with a new TigerTurf EvoPro sand-dressed sports turf and installed with a new floodlighting system.