After a successful competitive tendering process, Smith Construction has been awarded the contract to provide a state-of-the-art, sand dressed hockey pitch for Highfield and Brookham School. The contract was awarded to Smith Construction by Traction Sports, leading specialists in sports surfacing consultancy.
Highfield and Brookham provide education for children aged 3 – 13 years, and is made up of a prep, pre-prep and nursery. There are 175 acres of stunning landscape which formulates the schools’ grounds, which provide an abundance of sports facilities. A brand-new all-weather hockey pitch will complement the numerous natural playing fields, and provide all year-round play.
Smith Construction possess the in-house civil engineering expertise for the design and are dedicated to provide superior construction to produce new build and refurbished hockey pitches to the highest standards. Recognised for this, Smith Construction are FIH Certified Field Builders, a certification presented to contractors who have proven the ability to construct fields to the FIH Performance Standards required.
Delighted to have won this contract, Smith Construction are looking forward to providing Highfield and Brookham with a brand-new sand dressed hockey pitch. The development will include a warm up area, spectator area, surrounding walks ways, floodlights and fencing. Prior to construction the ground will be prepared using Smith Construction’s pioneering stabilisation method to create a secure base for the facility.
The pitch will be carpeted using FIH Preferred Supplier Tiger Turf’s Evo Pro and tested to meet FIH National Performance Standards.
Once constructed, Smith Construction boast an in-house maintenance division who ensure all pitches receive expert maintenance and at the very least, advise on how to care for their new surface.
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