Vauxhall Christian Trust
The Vauxhall Christian Trust commissioned Vertas Grounds Design to create a sports play surface in a recent barn conversion.
Vertas Grounds team took on the supply and installation of a synthetic carpet / sports playing surface for recent barn conversion used by Boy Scouts at Vauxhall, Great Wenham.
The Vauxhall Christian Trust invited the Vertas Group Grounds team to submit a quotation for a sports playing surface within a recent barn conversion.
The work was won by Vertas in competition and commissioned by Vauxhall Christian Trust on 22 March 2016.
The original brief including the installation of a synthetic carpet and line markings for three different sports i.e. 5-aside football, Badminton and Basketball.
After further discussions with the customer the brief was amended to include a Futsal pitch, four Badminton courts and a Netball court.
The synthetic carpet (Match Play 2 from Playrite) was delivered early June and the surface installed over a two week period.
The project also included replacing a small carpet within a marque on site, which is used for various social functions and events with off-cuts / spare synthetic carpet, which greatly improved the visual appearance of the facility.
Ensuring all the playing surfaces for various sports could be accommodated properly, allowing sufficient run off at pitch end (in accordance with sporting body regulations) was a challenge, however these were adhered to.
The four badminton courts were accommodated but in order to ensure adequate space between courts and court lines, we reached a compromise with the customer to provide two double and two single courts.
"I thought that you would like to know how pleased we are with the new playing surface that your Vertas Group installed for us. It has been used for the past six weeks almost every day by different groups of young people.
"We have given them strict instructions about only water allowed to drink and no black soles shoes permitted in either the Sports Barn or the marquee. I am pleased to tell you that they have obeyed our instructions.
"Everyone who has viewed our new facility has been most impressed. The children love running about on it in their socks or bare feet it is so comfortable."
Everyone who has viewed our new facility has been most impressed.
The children love running about on it in their socks or bare feet it is so comfortable.