The Slatter Group and Northern Premier League Announce Official Pitch Partnership

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Leading sports construction specialist The Slatter Group is partnering with the Northern Premier League (NPL) to provide expert advice, education, and support to the league’s 81 teams

The NPL, which covers the North and Midlands and operates at tiers seven and eight of English football, has today unveiled premier sports contractor The Slatter Group as its Official Pitch Partner ahead of the 2021/22 season. The NPL will utilise the company’s expansive artificial, hybrid and natural turf expertise to deliver a co-ordinated programme of education and development to teams across the league.

Encompassing S&C Slatter and White Horse Contractors, The Slatter Group will offer up its 90+ years combined experience to Northern Premier League Clubs, with a goal of delivering comprehensive support on the design, construction, finance, and maintenance of their pitches. The league’s 81 clubs will benefit from roadshows and webinars throughout the season, with personalised support in areas such as bid writing, business case preparation, finance packages and environmental sustainability.

Mark Harris, Chairman, Pitching In Northern Premier League, commented:

“The Slatter Group submitted a standout presentation as part of our tender process. In particular, we were impressed by their commitment to engaging with our clubs to help educate and share best practices in raising standards.”

The Slatter Group already has a strong presence in English football, as the leading non-league 3G pitch supplier, with over 40% of clients achieving promotion following installation. Clients across the group include Sutton FC, Queens Park Rangers, Chelsea FC, Harrogate Town, Yaxley FC and Everton FC.

Jason Douglass, Group Director, The Slatter Group commented:
“We are delighted to be joining The Northern Premier League as their Official Pitch Partner, with a shared objective to help clubs attain maximum performance and value from their football pitch design, construction, finance and maintenance.”

Using our substantial in-house experience and working closely with innovative turf partners such as FieldTurf and GrassMaster, we’re thrilled to be able to support clubs across the NPL in the development of sustainable, durable and top-quality facilities.”

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