A week after FSB, and the Saltex exhibition showed how much more relevant and exciting an industry show can be – a packed hall, tighter gangways and a real buzz around the place.
Once again, Cologne played host to the sports surface industry’s biggest exhibition. It missed Covid cancelation, as it is held every two years, but the impact was certainly felt with the reduction in event size, in 2021.
LONDON-BASED grassroots rugby platform Fill Your Boots has launched a brand-new social network, designed to help clubs across the UK find players, fixtures and resources – bringing together the grassroots rugby community like never before.
Another CCGrass hockey surface has been installed by AS Sports Systems at Shobnall Leisure Complex in Burton on Trent, and is the primary pitch for Barton HC.
Two of our most recent football pitches, installed by Charles Lawrence Surfaces on behalf of our Framework partners, The Malcolm Group, are Rugely Leisure Centre and Highfields School.
It’s been a busy summer for CCGrass UK, with many fantastic installations complete. We’re not quite finished bringing more top-quality artificial grass surfaces UK side though.
Last week CCGrass UK CEO, Bryn Lee returned to Truro to see how their synthetic turf pitch was performing. Built in 2019 by local company, WR Sandow and installed by AS Sports Systems, the Truro & Penwith College pitch features the Superb EX2 60PU surface onto an Alveo shockpad.
Another hot week saw the latest CCGrass/WH Malcolm field nearing completion. From a greenfield site, the Malcolm team have spent the last few weeks building a new engineered base in Snaith School, Goole.
The impressive community football pitch at Keyworth United has been completed for a few weeks, and alongside the completion of the clubhouse, have already managed to host various events, with official opening of the facility to be held at the end of the month.
The 2021 AMI Grass & Tufters Conference took place, last week, over three days, albeit on Zoom, and was as relevant and educational as the more usual live event. Well hosted and interactive, the many sessions provoked some excellent questions and answers.