Sussex County FA

New 3G pitch for Culver Road

Working in conjunction with specialist architects Surfacing Standards Ltd, Velocity Sports Ltd delivered a new 3G stadium pitch for the Sussex County FA in the summer of 2015.

Velocity Sports Ltd were responsible for the initial earthworks, topsoil disposal, sub base preparation, stone formation placement, macadam installation and artificial surfacing.

The field, the top of the range MXSi TLT 60, supplied by Lano Sports was completed in just 65 days and successfully compliance tested to FIFA 2* standards upon completion.

The client produced a time lapse video (below) to help illustrate the work involved and also produced a fact file to summarise the key facts for the project.

 Following completion Sussex County FA chairman, Mathew Major said: “I am delighted the installation of our new 3G pitch has now been completed and the surface has passed the FIFA Test with flying colours.

“This has been a remarkable few months in the history of the Association, just seven months after our initial decision, the 3G pitch installation has been completed and I am pleased to say that we now have a World Class playing surface of which we can be rightly proud!”