Membership Structure

SAPCA promotes our member businesses from across the sports and play construction industry.

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Raising the standards for sports facility projects

We are the recognised trade association for the sports and play construction industry in the UK. All of our members go through a strict checking process:

  • Strict Admission Criteria
  • Standards of Construction
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • Technical Mediation
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SAPCA has over 200 member companies and represents a wide range of interests and activities from across the sports and play facility construction industry.

SAPCA’s membership structure comprises six distinct groups of members. These are:

Principal Contractors

Specialist contractors that design and construct sports and play facilities, including tennis courts, pitches, athletics tracks, cricket wickets, bowling greens, multi-use games areas etc., covering both natural turf and synthetic surfaces. These companies act as the main contractors for sports and play projects.

Surfacing Contractors

Installers of sports surfaces that have in-house expertise in their particular surfacing disciplines.

Ancillary Contractors

Contractors engaged in related trades within the industry, such as sports lighting, sports fencing, maintenance services, line-marking, and structures for indoor sports.

Manufacturers & Suppliers

Manufacturers and suppliers of products used in the industry, such as aggregates and materials, paints and coatings, surfaces, fencing, lighting, nets, goals and other equipment.

Professional Services

Organisations that provide independent professional services, including consultants that offer expert advice and guidance on the procurement, design and management of sports facility projects, and laboratories that specialise in the testing of sports and play surfaces.

Affiliate Members

Organisations that have a direct interest in the development of sports and play facilities in the UK, and a close working relationship with SAPCA, such as Sports Councils and National and International Governing Bodies.