Blakedown Sport & Play Ltd

Principal Contractor

Approved for the construction of Synthetic Pitches, Athletics Tracks, Multi-Sports Surfaces, Play Surfaces,Natural Turf Pitches and Tennis Courts.

We are Blakedown Sport & Play, one of the UK’s leading sports facility construction contractors. With over 50 years of experience, we specialise in construction, planning, consultancy, design and build and maintenance.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence, closely collaborating with our clients to ensure budgets, deadlines, goals and expectations are met.

At Blakedown, we are dedicated to supporting our clients in increasing participation in sport and physical activity. We believe that sports facilities should be more than just rectangular pitches in fields, and we approach every project with an holistic mindset, creating spaces that truly benefit the individuals and communities they serve. We understand the transformative power of sports and aim to create facilities that are inclusive and accessible to all.

As a SAPCA approved principal contractor and an FIH certified field builder we specialise in:

  • artificial pitches (3G, 4G, water based, sand dressed, sand filled, dry turf);
  • natural grass pitches (seeded and turfed);
  • multi-use games areas (tarmac, acrylic and polymeric);
  • athletic tracks (all specifications)
  • synthetic driving ranges outfields

We deliver numerous projects each year, ensuring that all constructions meet industry guidelines and standards. The majority of our projects are officially certified to the standards set by FIFA, World Rugby, FIH, and World Athletics, ensuring the highest quality and performance.

When you work with us, you can expect a dedicated project team assigned to your project. We prioritise open and direct communication with our clients throughout the entire build process. We aim to understand your specific requirements and deliver a first-class service tailored to your needs and budgets.

In addition to our expertise in synthetic surface construction, we also offer a complete range of ancillary works. This includes fencing, floodlighting, landscaping, car park construction, spectator seating, and sports equipment. We are committed to providing comprehensive solutions for all outdoor sports facility needs.

We are passionate about leading the way in constructing environmentally friendly and sustainable sports facilities. We are one of only a few contractors who has expertise in installing 3G pitches with biodegradable performance infill. We strive to incorporate sustainable practices into every aspect of our construction process.

Blakedown is proud to be principal contractor members of SAPCA and hold accreditations from CHAS, Safe Contractor, Construction Line, EXOR, BAGCC, and API. We are also BALI members and ISOQAR quality approved.

Registered in England & Wales. Registration No. 04413186

Contact details

Unit 1, Foley Business Park
Stourport Road
DY11 7QL
01295 738238

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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