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Technical Services

The Sports Turf Academy provides an independent service to support turf professionals and the voluntary sector.

From practical pitch improvement work to major project management, the Sports Turf Academy provides bespoke implementation and access to high quality staff and equipment.   

Our experienced and highly qualified technical services team can support your sports venue/club with developments, annual maintenance plans, product trials, renovations, environmental impacts, and project management. 

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Technical Services

Learn more about the Sports Turf Academy's STATS, including the three tiers.

Our services are offered in the following areas:

Tier 1 – A professional and fully compressive service that can evaluate and manage prospective projects, capital investment and building infrastructure and operational delivery, to support a Sports Turf team within an organisation. This service is aimed at elite sporting venues who have a desire to invest into their Sports Turf surfaces or build infrastructure to support their ambition.

From evaluating current structure, to implementing best practice, this comprehensive service looks to bridge the potential gap between Sports Turf and senior management at elite venues across the country. With an experienced and pragmatic view on investment and delivery, all tier 1 work is carried out by our Sports Turf Academy senior management team with over 40 year’s experience in the industry.

Tier 2 – Aimed at advising sporting venues on capital investment, this tiered offering offers tailored support and advice for venues at ALL levels, looking to undertake sports turf improvement projects such as drainage, irrigation or full reconstruction. Our team has delivered multi-million pound projects over a number of years and is well placed to offer a tailored service based on your individual projects or needs.

Tier 3 – Our professional technical services team offer a wide range of support, advice and implementation of grassroots pitch improvement works. Our team can guide volunteers and professionals through funding applications, recommending works to improve their grass surfaces and also implementation of the works using the latest technologies and machinery available on the market.

We offer a high quality services that include but not limited to:

  • Help with funding processes
  • Creating a bespoke maintenance plan for your area
  • Renovation of grass surfaces
  • Scarifcation
  • Aeration
  • Spraying
  • Fertiliser application.
  • Overseeding
  • Topdressing

These are carried out by industry experts who have a passion for improving grassroots pitches to enable more sport to take place.

If you have received funding or wish for one of our professional team to arrange a site visit, please register your interest below or by clicking HERE.

 

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