First team training
First team training
First team training
Construction of Plateau 2
SIS-Grass installation on Plateau 2
SIS-Grass installation on Pitch 1
SIS-Grass installation to Plateau 2
Steve Bruce, Manager of Hull City Tigers
 
 

Hull City Tigers Football Club

Construction of SIS-Grass hybrid turf pitches

MJ Abbott secured the second phase of training ground works following successful completion of fibre sand pitch works carried out in 2014.

The project involved the construction of a hybrid training pitch to replace the existing fibre sand surface, construction of a new hybrid pitch plateau, and construction of a new fibre sand goalkeeping area.

The scope of works comprised:

Pitch 1

  • Removal of vegetation using Koro fraise mower
  • Removal of 800m³ fibre-sand rootzone
  • Re-grading of lower sand profile
  • Import and spread new rootzone
  • Final cultivation and seeding
  • Installation of SIS-Grass hybrid pitch reinforcement system

Plateau 2

  • Removal of vegetation using Koro fraise mower
  • Plateau cut and fill earthworks to establish designed levels
  • Installation of primary drainage system
  • Installation of fully automatic Rain Bird irrigation system
  • Installation of geotextile membrane
  • Import and spread gravel carpet and lower sand layer
  • Import and spread upper rootzone layer
  • Final cultivation and seeding
  • Installation of SIS-Grass hybrid pitch reinforcement system
  • General landscaping

Goalkeeping Area

  • Removal of vegetation using Koro fraise mower
  • Cut and fill earthworks to establish designed levels
  • Installation of primary drainage system
  • Installation of fully automatic Rain Bird irrigation system
  • Installation of geotextile membrane
  • Import and spread gravel carpet and lower sand layer
  • Spread salvaged fibre sand rootzone from Pitch 1
  • Import and spread layer of upper fibre sand rootzone
  • Final cultivation and seeding.

MJ Abbott continues to provide technical support for the irrigation system.


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