Double Hockey Pitch Construction

Blakedown were chosen to construct two top-specification sand-dressed pitches at the Dragon School in Oxford. The first is a full-size pitch to be used for hockey and football. The second is an 88m x 38m multi-use games area to be used for tennis and hockey training. Both were surfaced with an Edel LSR/NDR synthetic turf product.

  • Client: Dragon School
  • Contract Type: JCT Design & Build
  • Contract Value: £650,000
  • Build Time: 12 weeks

Both pitches have 3m high surrounding weldmesh fencing with 5m high extensions behind the goal-mouths and rebound boards fitted to the base of the panels. Blakedown also installed a 400lux floodlighting system and constructed access roads, walkways, paths, a timber storage hut, a groundsman's equipment store, and changing room facilities to finish off the development.

Location: Bardwell Road, Oxford, OX2 6SS

Sand-dressed hockey pitch construction for Dragon School, Oxford
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