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Fibre Bonded Needlepunch Sport Surfacing

Synthetic fibre bonded needlepunch surfacing is a durable and long lasting sports pitch material which provides excellent performance qualities for a range of sports including football, hockey and athletics. It is commonly installed to replace worn out natural grass pitches which have become unsafe for use. We are able to fit these surfaces in a variety of designs and sizes to suit different activities.

Installing Fibre Bonded Needlepunch

The installation process for a fibre bonded needlepunch sports facility takes place in a number of stages. Once the ground has been prepared, the first stage is installing either a dynamic or engineered sub base, contractors usually prefer to install fibre bonded needlepunch onto an engineered sub base is the creates the most even surface. If the needlepunch synthetic surfacing is going to be used for an athletics track, the artificial fibre bonded carpet can be applied straight onto the sub base, however if the surface is for a multi use games area, a shockpad may need to be installed. A preformed shockpad is typically included with the installation of fibre bonded needlepunch MUGA surfacing to help improve the safety of the surface by absorbing impact from trips and falls.

Coloured Multisport Synthetic Turf

After the sub base and shockpad have been installed, the next stage is to apply the fibre bonded needlepunch carpet. This can be supplied in a range of bright colours and rainbow designs, making it a popular choice for primary schools. Inlaid line markings can also be cut into the needlepunch carpet in contrasting colours to differentiate between the different sports which the MUGA would be used for. Once the synthetic turf carpet is installed, a layer of sand infill is distributed at the base of the synthetic grass fibres, this helps to maintain the pile height and keep an even playing surface. The fibre bonded needlepunch turf material has the highest fibre to sand ratio of all the sand filled synthetic pitch surfaces on the market.

Sports Facility Accessories

You can choose to have a number of different accessories included with the full construction project of your fibre bonded needlepunch sports facility. Examples include fencing in a range of specifications and heights from 3m-5m, as well as floodlighting to enable your facility to be rented out in the evenings to generate extra revenue for your organisation. Maintenance equipment can also be provided along with the full construction as it’s important to look after your synthetic sports surface to ensure it remains safe for use and has good playing characteristics for your primary sports.

We are experienced specialists in the sport surfacing industry and have installed synthetic needlepunch facilities at schools and clubs all over the country. To see more of the products and services we have to offer, please visit our website at https://www.softsurfaces.co.uk/  We would be happy to discuss any enquiries you have regarding full construction, resurfacing or maintenance of a multi use games area or athletics track facility. Please fill in our contact form in as much detail as possible and a member of our staff will get back to you with some helpful information regarding quotes, prices and specifications for your project.

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  • Mason Knott

    Is this suitable for being used as a tennis court?

    • The needlepunch surfacing can be used for tennis and multi sports but if the facility is only being used for tennis then a macadam or polymeric court would be recommended.

  • Andrew Pearce

    A Very useful article with great content, people would be wrong not to consider this!

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