Free Seminars Will Show How a New Sports Facility Could Pay for Itself

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A series of seminars will highlight an exciting funding scheme which enables the installation of state-of-the-art community sports facilities – in the face of continuing economic challenges and government cutbacks.

Fast Track Funding – an initiative from leading synthetic surfacing supplier Notts Sport – has funded 42 new sports facilities worth in excess of £15.7 million over the past six years.

Fast Track Funding is the only non-traditional funding route for artificial turf facilities – such as 3G football and rugby, or multi-use hockey pitches – proven to be compliant with Education Funding Agency requirements and local authority or academy auditors.
It’s an ideal and easy solution for schools and local authorities, providing high-quality, synthetic turf sports pitches, with little or no upfront capital contribution required.

That’s because most sports facilities are able to generate significant revenue through community use, and this income can be used to pay for a considerable proportion, if not all, of the cost of projects delivered under the unique scheme.

To showcase this fantastic initiative, Notts Sport is hosting free Fast Track Funding seminars at venues across England throughout November.

These events will give all attendees the opportunity to find out how the scheme could benefit them and learn about the experiences of customers who have already had facilities completed thanks to Fast Track Funding.

With Fast Track Funding, Notts Sport works closely with the individual customer to design a bespoke sports facility that’s specific to their vision and strategy.

Instead of the customer spending months or years applying for grants and waiting for funding, Notts Sport will provide a flexible funding solution with repayments spread over an agreed period to suit specific budgets. So depending on the customer’s requirements, Notts Sport and its specialist funding partners, UniLink Finance Ltd, could provide full funding for the facility up front or supply part of the cost to top up existing funds or budgets.

Shaun Patrick, Chairman of Notts Sport, says: “Our free Fast Track Funding seminar is a fantastic opportunity for staff from schools, local authorities and other sectors to discover all they need to know about how we can help them achieve top-notch sports facilities for their communities.

“Whether it’s a brand new project or the refurbishment of an existing pitch, the new facility can be installed straight away – and we can provide valuable advice for customers to help them maximise the use of the new space after completion so it can immediately start to pay for itself.”

Stuart Crabb, Head of PE at St Peters RC High School, said after using Fast Track Funding, “Fast Track funding is a very simple process, supereasy to access and well managed by Notts Sport.”

Designing each and every facility to the specific requirements of each customer, Notts Sport has an unrivalled project portfolio illustrating the widest range of solutions. The company will showcase recently completed Fast Track Funded installations including Liverpool College, The Hertfordshire and Essex High School.

The company, which has over 35 years of experience in the sports and play surfacing sector, also assures full quality control throughout the installation through its turnkey project management service.

Fast Track Funding Seminars are being held in the following locations:

12/11 – Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel
26/11 – Hallmark Hotel Cambridge
26/11 – Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport
27/11 – Holiday Inn Reading South M4
27/11 – Holiday Inn Warrington
28/11 – Holiday Inn Maidstone/Sevenoaks
28/11 – Eastside Kings Cross Station
03/12 – Holiday Inn Express Exeter
03/12 – Holiday Inn Leeds Garforth
04/12 – Holiday Inn Bristol Filton
04/12 – Holiday Inn Newcastle Gosforth Park

Those attending a seminar will also have a chance to win 20 tickets to the Super 6’s Weekend 2020.


To book your place at a free Fast Track Funding seminar. please click [here]

Further information is available by emailing or calling 01455 883730.

For more information on Notts Sport Ltd, please click [here]