William Gee School Sports Pitch Construction

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In April 2011, Fineturf commenced work on a 40,000m2 sports pitch construction at William Gee School Hull. The project, undertaken on behalf of Balfour Beatty, has recently been completed and successfully transformed the worn, poorly draining school playing fields into a modern training facility adhering to the specifications set out by sporting bodies including Sports England and the ECB.

One full size first team football pitch (7,260m2)

Vegetation Removal, Cultivation, Topsoil Importation, Sand Amelioration, Laser Levelling, Drainage System Installation, Fertiliser Application, Large Roll Sports Turf Installation

Three additional football pitches, one rugby pitch

Vegetation Removal, Cultivation, Topsoil Strip, Earthworks, Cut and Fill, Topsoil Replacement, Sand Amelioration, Laser Levelling, Drainage System Installation, Fertiliser Application, Sports Seed Sowing

Three natural cricket strips

Excavate Base, Laser Level Formation, Loam Application, Final Ground Preparation and Seed Sowing

One artificial cricket strip

Excavate Base, Level Clean Stone, Blinding Dust Layer, Shock Pad Carpet Installation, Timber Edge Installation, Lay Artificial Carpet

Growing in period and maintenance

Fertiliser Application, Mowing, Deep Tine Aeration, Top Dressing

The construction methods employed in this playing field construction were similar to a project we completed at the City of Lincoln School Academy. For more information take a look at our article City of Lincoln School Sports Pitch Construction.

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Project Specification

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Machinery Blec Laser Grader, Dakota Turf Tender, Dumper, Kuhn Spike Rotavator, Sand Hopper, Sand Spreader, Shelton Gravel Hopper, Shelton Trencher Wheel, Volvo Excavator
Materials Tillers Turf Arena Sport Large Roll