Drainage installation
Drainage installation
Drainage installation
Site clearance
Cut and fill earthworks
Primary drainage
Installation of gravel raft
Sand installation
Rootzone installation
Fibre installation
Pitches establishing
Pitches growing in
Completed pitches

Bristol Rovers Football Club, New Training Ground

Construction of fibre reinforced pitches and associated works

MJ Abbott Ltd successfully designed and tendered for the construction of new fibre reinforced pitches at Bristol Rovers new training ground in Almondsbury. The Club employed Andy Cole from iTurf Management to oversee material selection and monitor construction.

The scope of work comprised:

    • Site clearance, topsoil strip and cut and fill earthworks to create new pitch plateau
    • Installation of drainage and irrigation systems
    • Import and spread new gravel raft, lower sand and upper fibre rootzone layers
    • Preparation and seeding of pitch surfaces
    • Construction of landscaped perimeters, car park and access roads
    • Construction of irrigation reservoir, water transfer systems and incoming water mains
    • Installation of new ball stop fencing

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


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