Sand-filled pitch and landscaping

Blakedown were employed by Kennet District Council to construct a new full-size sand-filled (astroturf) pitch at Devizes School and Leisure Centre in Wiltshire. The selected playing surface was Edel's Elite 24mm PP sports turf, suitable for hockey, football, and tennis.

  • Client: Kennet District Council
  • Contract Type: ICE Design & Build
  • Contract Value: £500,000
  • Build Time: 22 weeks

The pitch was built on an Engineered base with perimeter and lateral drainage and a 10mm in-situ shockpad with a 5m high perimeter fencing system and 350lux floodlights.

As part of the project, Blakedown also erected a 3m high weldmesh fencing system around a bank of existing tennis courts, reconstructed a 3000m2 tarmac car-park, installed hard wood slatted fencing to the site entrance, installed street lighting to the carpark and access roads, and incorporated other hard and soft landscaping around the facility.

Location: Southbroom Road, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 5AB

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