Sports Labs Ltd

Professional Services Member

Who are we?

Sports Labs Ltd is a consultancy practice specialising in synthetic surfaced sports facilities design, procurement, project management and testing services.

We offer a full range of Civil Engineering services, which is complimented and supported by our fully equipped synthetic materials testing laboratory. Our administrative Head Office is in Livingston, with regional offices in Bristol. Engineers are also based in Durham, London and Birmingham to provide UK wide coverage.

Sports Labs staff comprises of qualified Civil Engineers with geotechnical, building and contract experience this is complimented by staff with a sporting background who can assist in designing facilities/surfaces with the end user in mind.

Our Services

We can provide a start to finish service, if required. Alternatively we can offer selected services as part of a team of professionals. In either instance our approach is the same, with our goal being the delivery of a facility that lives up to the expectations of the end users.

We adopt a flexible but professional approach to assisting our clients in obtaining a facility, which for many of them is the culmination of many years fundraising and planning.

We provide a wide and comprehensive range of testing services which are accredited through International Sports Governing Bodies.

Tests are regularly used to assess sports surfaces used for the following purposes:

  • athletics
  • football
  • hockey
  • multi-games use (indoors and outdoors)
  • netball
  • rugby
  • tennis
  • recreational playground surfacing

Technical Specialism

Sports Labs have been involved with many of the premier synthetic facilities such as major athletics tracks or National Stadia being constructed in the UK and Ireland in recent years. This however has not been to the exclusion of smaller scale multi use sports facilities.

The Company is happy to discuss any project and provide guidance and assistance any aspect of sports facility/surfaces construction, please find further information on our website by following the link below.

Registered in Scotland. Registration Number SC186755

Contact details

Mr Eric O'Donnell
1 Adam Square
Brucefield Industrial Park
EH54 9DE
01506 444 755

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  • Standards of Construction
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • Technical Mediation
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