Resurfacing Rugby Pitches in Ballymena

Resurfacing Rugby Pitches in Ballymena

Over time synthetic sports pitch surfacing can become damaged and worn out leading to it needing to be ripped up and replaced with new surfacing.

Synthetic Pitch Replacement in Ballymena

Synthetic Pitch Replacement in Ballymena

When the old artificial turf carpet has been removed, if the existing sub base is still suitable a new layer of turd can be laid and glued straight onto it.

Resurfacing Synthetic Pitch in Ballymena

Resurfacing Synthetic Pitch in Ballymena

A new installation of 3G synthetic rugby pitch surfacing will drastically improve the playing qualities, safety and appearance of the facility making a more enjoyable and comfortable experience for players.

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Resurfacing Synthetic Rugby Turf in Ballymena

With many of the first artificial turf surfaces coming to the end of their lifespan it is now possible to rip up and consider resurfacing synthetic rugby turf in Ballymena BT42 1 with the latest technology 3G sand and rubber infill surface. Organisations across the UK are choosing to replace the existing sand filled or sand dressed surfacing with third generation artificial turf in order to meet the IRB (international Rugby Board), RFU (Rugby Football Union) and RFL (Rugby Football League) national guidelines. By installing an artificial turf 3G surface and rubber shock pad it is possible for rugby to be played to an international standard year round.  An artificial grass pitch is made up using a porous system which has a permeable membrane and sub base allowing the drainage of surface water into the sub strata. Different specifications of synthetic rugby turf in Ballymena can be supplied to ensure you get the perfect playing qualities for your project. You can find out about the various specs here http://www.artificialrugbypitches.com/specifications/ballymena/ If you're interested in these services that we offer, please fill out our contact form.

This allows a large percentage of rainfall to be soaked back into the ground meeting the SUDs environmental regulations regarding sustainable drainage. There are many existing natural and artificial sports surfaces in Ballymena and surrounding areas, that are being resurfaced with the latest 3G pitch surfacing and particularly in organisations such as:

  • Schools – Resurfacing of sand filled surfacing at primary and secondary schools.
  • Colleges – Resurfacing existing natural pitches within colleges with 3G surfacing for use all year round.
  • Universities- Universities can benefit from artificial surfacing for training use and international standard matches.
  • Leisure Centres – These facilties are regularly looking for synthetic turf with rubber shockpad that can be used for football.
  • Sports Clubs – Rugby surfacing using fake grass third generation technology for sports clubs. 

How Do I Resurface My Rugby Pitch With Artificial Sports Grass?

If an existing sand filled or sand dressed artificial sports pitch near me has become worn, is holding water or is completely unsafe for use it may be necessary to rip up the surface and look at resurfacing synthetic rugby turf. This may include the excavation of current area to insert geotextile membrane and lateral drains, installation of MOT type 1 sub base and the installation of macadam or rubber shock pad. This will create a porous yet solid foundation to install the new and improved 3G surfacing with a sand and rubber infill. If the existing pitch is made up from natural grass surfacing it would be necessary to excavate down to the required depth and begin construction from scratch inserting edging that is haunched on concrete to create sub base foundation.

Artificial rugby pitches are a perfect addition to any sports institution who require a surface which can be used year round and more frequently that natural grass  flooring. We always recommend carrying out regular rugby pitch maintenance to make sure that the best playing qualities are maintained. For more info on maintenance please have a look at this page http://www.artificialrugbypitches.com/maintenance/ballymena/ If you are thinking about having your pitch resurfaced please fill out your details using the contact form on this page and we will be in touch with the latest synthetic turf information.  We can provide you with advice regarding costs of labour, prices of material supply or a quotation for the construction of a rugby surface and help get the resurfacing of your pitch underway.

Benefits of Resurfacing Existing Turf with Artificial Grass Near Me

There are many benefits of resurfacing an existing turf with artificial grass, one being that this can actually be quite a good financial investment for the owners of the facility. This is because of the fact that owners are able to rent their surface out more frequently due to synthetic piches being able to be used all year round. This can lead to more revenue which is ideal for schools, colleges, leisure centres and other establishments.

Furthermore, these fake grass surfaces are an all year round surface, meaning that individuals are able to play sport on the facility throughout the winter months, whilst on a traditional pitch games are often called off due to waterlogged surfacing. This means that the synthetic pitch will likely be used more than a traditional area. 

How to know When I Need a Resurface 

More often than not, you will know when to consider resurfacing synthetic rugby turf when:

  1.  The surface is starting to rip up
  2.  The pitch holds water
  3.  The turf is beginning to wear
  4.  Aesthetically damaged 

Costs of Resurfacing a Rugby Facility in Ballymena

The costs of resurfacing a rugby facility nearby you and in surrounding areas, tend to vary based on the surface type itself, the area size of your location, the current conditon of the surface/area and the individuals budget. Taking all of that into account, the prices of this type of work is very dependant on the persons situation, however we are able to discuss this with you fully when you enquire.

If you are interested in having your existing facility in Ballymena BT42 1 resurfaced, please make sure to send us an email from our contact form explaining your situation. We will work with you to agree a price, and can help you through the process!

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