SAPCA Awards

As the recognised trade organisation for the UK sports and play construction industry, SAPCA fosters excellence, professionalism and continuous improvement throughout the industry.

From the entries received, our judging panel confirmed the SAPCA Award Winner this year was David Morley Architects for the University of Warwick New Sports Hub including: multi-purpose sports halls, swimming pool, climbing wall, fitness suite, squash courts and outdoor sports pitches. For more information please click [here].

This Year’s SAPCA Awards Finalists


Blakedown Sports and Play Ltd
Sobell Leisure Centre, Aberdare
Construction of an 8 lane running track with infield, runways, throwing events, floodlighting and fencing.


Cleveland Land Services (Guisborough) Ltd
Tonbridge School, Kent
Reconstruction of an athletics track and water-based hockey pitch.


David Morley Architects
The University of Warwick
New Sports Hub including: multi-purpose sports halls, swimming pool, climbing wall, fitness suite, squash courts and outdoor sports pitches.


DCM Projects Ltd
Cherry Gardens Primary School, London
Playground with wetpour, rubber mulch and artificial grass surfaces.


FieldTurf
ProMax HydroFlex infill
Ecofriendly infill for synthetic turf surfaces.


Fleet (Line Markers) Ltd
The Cog Line Marker
Reusable and recyclable line-marking paint system.


Gerflor Ltd
Dale Youth Boxing Club, London
Flooring for reconstruction of the community hub and boxing gym.


Harrod Sport
Export of rugby posts
Provision of 17 metre Millennium rugby posts to all 12 host stadia for the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup.


McArdle Sport Tec / TigerTurf (UK) Ltd
Dorchester Town FC
Construction of a new 3G synthetic football pitch using TigerTurf Ecocept performance base layer and Atomic Pro 50 surface.


Notts Sport Ltd
NottsGrass Ultra synthetic cricket surface
A synthetic turf surface designed for high performance cricket incorporating texturised monofilament yarns.


Playinnovation Limited
Field Road Multi-Use Games Area, London
An inclusive outdoor activity space including: MUGA, sensory basketball boards, target games, table tennis tables, traverse walls and gym equipment.


Polytan Sports Surfaces (UK) Ltd
Poligras Tokyo GT hockey system
Incorporating bio-based synthetic material within the filament.


S&C Slatter Ltd
Eton College, Windsor
Construction of two full-sized hockey pitches plus a training area.


Spatial Structures
Millfield School, Somerset
Design, supply and build of a new purpose built indoor equestrian arena.


Sports Labs Ltd
The Pitch Rater player survey app
A smartphone application to collect player feedback and improve sports surfaces.


Tennis 2000 Ltd

Private tennis court, Chelmsford, Essex
Design and construction of an artificial grass tennis court with TigerTurf Advantage Pro.


Verde Recreo
University of the West of England
New floodlit sports pitches, changing room block and ancillary facilities at the Hillside Gardens Sports Hub.


SAPCA Awards Finalists 2017:

B&L Fencing Services – export success with fencing installation at Pomona Soccer Centre
Blakedown Sport & Play – 120 3G pitches for Goals Soccer
Cleveland Land Services – synthetic pitches for the K Sports Centre
DCM Projects – play surfacing at Kings Oak Primary School
FieldTurf – CORE multi-layer, dual-polymer fibre
Gerflor – indoor cricket surface for Kent County Cricket Club
Halliday Lighting – Smart Field pitch management system
JB Corrie & Co – Centennial fencing system
Notts Sport – ShockWave EcoBase system
Polytan Sports Surfaces (UK) – SmarTracks training system
Replay Maintenance – PitchPassport maintenance management system
Rocklyn Engineering – Ellesmere College indoor tennis facility WINNER
S&C Slatter – pitches at the Elmbridge Xcel Sports Hub
SELSports – Rooftop Running Track in London
Sports Labs – FIFA IMS Accreditation
Synthetic Turf Management – MUGA at Pimlico Academy
Tennis 2000 – private tennis court in Henley-on-Thames
TigerTurf (UK) / Murfitts Industries – Premier Pro 3G surface & PRO-Gran infill at Cirencester Town FC


SAPCA Awards Finalists 2016

CLS Sports – Sporting Provision Improvements, Oundle School
David Morley Architects – The David Ross Sports Village, University of Nottingham
Dove Construction – Indoor Training Centre, Fulham FC
Geo Turf Consulting/McArdle Sport-Tec/TigerTurf (UK) Ltd – Aberyswyth Town FC
Halliday Lighting Ltd – LED Stadium Lighting, Derby County FC
O’Brien Sports – 3G Football Pitch, MUGA, Car Park, Polymeric Sprint Track, Romford
Playtop Ltd – Play surfaces and equipment, Cheshire
SIS Pitches – Sports Pitches, University of Manchester WINNER
Synthetic Turf Management Ltd – Hutton Rudby Tennis Club, Yorkshire
Trevor May Contractors Ltd – Improvements to access and outside social area, Shooters Hill Lawn Tennis Club