Pre-Christmas, our Football Foundation Framework project manager, Alistair Moore, visited the first of our projects that has begun work, East Riding Leisure Centre, Beverley. Our pitch construction partners, W H Malcolm, started work digging out the pitch before the Christmas period begun, although it’s all mud at this stage, we have some photos to show progress.
We at CCGrass are pleased to announce that Henley RFC have received their World Rugby certificate, for their Max 60 blue pitch, that was installed during the summer. The club hosted their opening in August which was a huge success with prominent members of the community coming to celebrate and show their support.
Progress on the new synthetic turf pitch at Club Des Sport in West London is going well, with the installation of the CCGrass Superb 50 system. This will be the third full size CCGrass pitch, for Dan White the sport facility’s owner, constructed by our partner PST Sport, with hopes for work to be completed in the coming week.
CCGrass the world’s largest manufacturer, works with a variety of different shock pads underneath our sports range. One pad that we have used successfully in the UK market is the RevoSport shock pad from The Vita Group.
Gravesham and Wellcome Hockey Club have received their FIH National certificate, for their CCGrass pitch, which was installed by PST Sport last summer.
Following on from our series on Producing Synthetic Grass, we now look at what happens once it is on site. A truism is that a poor quality surface, really well installed, will look much better than a badly installed, high quality turf.
Last Saturday, Hemel Hempstead played their first home match of the season, in National South, on their new synthetic turf pitch. Despite Covid restrictions dictating an empty ground, fans were able to follow a live stream of the match and support the Tudors remotely.
Bradford Park Avenue played their first match of the 2020/21 National League North season against Gateshead, albeit behind closed doors, on their new CCGrass BiPlex MY60 pitch.
CCGrass Europe are very sad to see one of its team move on to a new challenge in a different industry. Jamie Forrester, who has been with the company for two years and instrumental in the growth seen in the UK market, has accepted an opportunity outside synthetic turf, in the world of football coaching.
Max EX2 is a specially designed multi-sport system, designed to be installed over shock pads to provide a great football performance. The longer Max fibres provide a “green” top, whilst the curly yarn (“thatch”) further down in the turf, stabilises the infill layer, at the base of the turf.