Founded in 1993, Hemstock Design Ltd specialise in planning, design and technical consultancy for all types of sports project, natural grass and synthetic surface-based, including built elements and landscaping, taking an holistic and strategic approach to project development.
Father and son team David and Dr Ollie Hemstock encompass the range of expertise to support the client in all key aspects of sports project development and problem solving. David Hemstock is a Soil & Water Engineer, Agronomist, member of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects and Register of Independent Professional Turf Agronomists and is registered with the Engineering Council. Ollie Hemstock has an MA in Design and a PhD in Strategic Design, with over 20 years of experience in sports-related design and technical consultancy work.
Recent work includes planning applications for new synthetic sports areas for Huddersfield Giants RLFC, Eastbourne United AFC, Highgate School, Ottery St Mary Town Council and a private facility in Surrey. Technical appraisals in support of grant applications have been carried out for Melbourne Sports Partnership (including borehole feasibility), Effingham Parish Council grass pitches and upgraded MUGAs for Winsford Town Council. Agronomy consultancy includes Charlton AFC, MCR Active in Manchester and for ESOM at the Royal Palace Golf Course in Saudi Arabia. Soil & water engineering work includes projects for Galliford Try, Bailey Garner and the Mandela Stadium in Uganda. Golf course work is underway for The Manor GC in Leeds and Killymoon GC in N. Ireland.
The company is proud to have a long list of commendations from past and present clients.
Independent and dedicated to provide the best possible comprehensive service to the client, sports consultancy services include:
- Comprehensive technical appraisals for grant applications and planning
- Design and specification of all types of golf & sports facility
- Planning applications
- Agronomy and maintenance management
- Drainage design, including flood risk solutions
- Construction technical consultancy
- Landscaping and sustainable development
Registered in England & Wales. Registration No. 03227098