Smith Construction (Heckington) Ltd

Principal Contractor

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

Smith Construction (Heckington) Ltd was founded in 1979, and is a specialist design and engineering company recognised nationally in the sports surface construction industry.

We have earned an enviable reputation for providing high quality designs and construction for all types of sports surfaces, artificial grass, natural grass or polymeric surfaces. We are financially strong, and have constructed in excess of 650 artificial pitches, 22 athletics tracks and numerous tennis courts and MUGA’s.

We design and construct high quality facilities to meet FIFA, FIH, RFU IRB and IAAF requirements.

We specialise in sustainable drainage design and sports surface engineering. Our designs take in to account the prevailing ground conditions, investigation reports, environmental conditions etc. Our design calculations are based on facts, they demonstrate the design works and can be proven, enabling us to offer complete design assurance to clients.

Some of our notable Design and Build projects at present include:

LOCOG – Olympic Warm-Up Track and Athlete Drop-off Area adjacent to the main stadium. Track surface is Mondo all as per the main stadium track.

Charterhouse – Two National Standard Hockey Pitches, six Tennis Courts, Training Pitch, Spectator Viewing Terraces are all part of Phase 1.

Sport England – We have been awarded a place on the SE National 4-year Framework for artificial sports surface projects, many of which are featured in the “Inspired Catalogue”

The FA and RFU – We are on The FA and RFU National 4-year Framework for 3G artificial sports surfaces across the UK. We have been awarded 4 Full-size 3G pitch projects via this contract so far.

Smith Construction’s sports division operates successfully alongside its other divisions; Smith Maintenance, Smith Plant Hire and Smith

Smith Maintenance – Smith Maintenance expertly maintain artificial and natural sports surfaces, caring for all of your pitches, tracks, courts and field facilities. Skilled and experienced groundsmen and maintenance operatives undertake both specialist and regular surface care, tailored to your exact requirements

Smith Plant Hire – Smith Plant has seen sustained and continued growth in its hire business during recent years. The Smith Plant fleet uses the latest laser controlled technology, and is constantly being expanded and upgraded to meet the stringent demands of our own in-house projects and those of our plant hire customers.

Operating a diverse fleet of over 100 specialist items of high quality plant and machinery for sports construction, general civil engineering, ground stabilisation, groundworks and landscaping industries, we have developed a significant repeat customer base throughout the UK.

Our plant hire division operates an efficient transportation service using in-house low loader lorries to ensure timely delivery of plant to your site anywhere in the country.

Smith Leading Lawns – Smith Leading Lawns provides a nationwide service for the supply and installation of artificial grass to the domestic and commercial market. Our products are manufactured in Britain using state of the art machinery and the finest materials. We have an extensive range of products for residential and commercial use, meaning we have exactly the right product for you.

Registered in England & Wales. Registration No. 02683844

Contact details

Ms Rebecca Perrett
Station Road
Nr Sleaford
NG34 9NF
01529 461500

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