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Building 5-a-Side Football MUGA in Gloucester

At Soft Surfaces, we’re a specialist installer on 5 A Side MUGA Surface in Gloucester and are able to fit this surface nationwide.

In addition to installations, our team can offer 5 A Side MUGA repair services for existing 5 A Side MUGA surfaces within this location, so if you have a surface that needs either resurfacing or rejuvenating, feel free to get in touch with us today.

For this particular blog post, we show off one of our 5 A Side installations that we carried out in Gloucester.

Below you can see specific information for this installation, as well as the video transcript describing the job in detail.

As always if you are interested in any of our 5 A Side MUGA services we offer throughout Gloucester, feel free to get in touch with us today for a free, no obligation quote today.

5 A Side Football MUGA Surface in Gloucester Case Study

Having a synthetic 5-a-side football MUGA facility built is a popular choice for many clubs and schools in the UK as it can often be difficult to look after a natural grass pitch, especially during periods of wet weather.

Artificial turf sports pitches can be used for many activities including football, rugby and hockey as the specification of the grass carpet can be designed differently to suit the needs of each sport. This makes the specification versatile, meaning that schools and clubs can use the surface all year round and for a number of different activities. Check out this post to see the benefits of MUGA pitches in schools.

MUGA facilities can also help promote teamwork and develop a range of skills, which you can see more about in this post.

5-a-side Football MUGA Construction

We recently built a 5-a-side football MUGA in 3G synthetic grass for a client in Gloucester who wanted to convert an unusable grass area into a multi-purpose all-weather sports facility. Before we could begin the construction for the 5-a-side MUGA facility, we had to excavate the existing natural grass down to the desired depth to prepare a suitable foundation for the installation.

After excavating the ground for the sports pitch, the next part of this construction project was to put in a porous stone sub base layer to act as a strong and durable sports pitch foundation. The dynamic stone sub base is specially designed to be used in sports facility installations because it’s porous to allow efficient drainage, and it is very long-lasting and strong.

We compacted the stone down to lock each of the particles together and keep it secure before the next stage of the multi-use sports surface construction. Next, we added a macadam base layer on top of the porous stones, this makes a smooth foundation that is perfect for the 3G synthetic carpet to be installed onto.

Take a look at the video below to see the construction process for this facility from start to finish:

Installing the 3G Grass Carpet

To install the 3G synthetic turf for the 5-a-side football MUGA, we rolled the carpet out onto the macadam base and glued the pieces down at the edges and the seams. The specialised glue is designed to be extremely long-lasting and durable so the artificial turf carpet will stay in place through heavy year-round use.

Once the synthetic grass has been installed, we then put in a sand and rubber infill which keeps the artificial fibres upright and creates the right playing characteristics for the 5-a-side football pitch facility. Over time this infill can become compacted and dirty, so it’s important to regularly maintain it by drag brushing to keep the particles evenly spread across the surface.

After the 3G synthetic grass had been fully installed and the line markings were applied, the end result for this project was a top-quality synthetic football pitch facility that can be used for a number of activities. 3G pitches are becoming more popular in the UK because they have similar playability to natural grass but they require much less maintenance.

Once installed, a synthetic grass surface is a lot cheaper to run and maintain and can be used all year round in all weather conditions so the facility can be rented out to generate extra revenue. Check out this post to find out more about maintaining these pitches throughout the year.

Please get in touch with us if you’re interested in installing a 5-a-side football MUGA or similar sports surface to this one and we’ll discuss prices and designs with you. Our website explains more about the work we do and the products we can supply and install so feel free to take a look at that for more information. If you’ve got any questions about building a small sided football pitch, leave them in the comments below and don’t forget to share this post with your friends if you thought it was interesting!

Why Choose Us?

At Soft Surfaces our team have over 25 years of experience installing 5-A-Side Football Pitches in Gloucester, as well as across Gloucestershire in general.

The team pride themselves on only using the highest quality materials for our works, and our hard working installers will work relentlessly to ensure your Gloucester 5-a-Side Football MUGA looks brilliant no matter specification you desire.

Additionally, our team can take care of the maintenance of your surface post installation too, making the process of caring for your new surface a breeze. Feel free to get in touch with us if this is something you would be interested in, and a member of our team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Other Gloucestershire Areas we Install 5-A-Side Football MUGAs

At Soft Surfaces, we are able to install 5-a-Side Football MUGA surfacing throughout the Gloucestershire area, including the following areas below:

  • 5-A-Side Football MUGA Installation in Cheltenham
  • 5-A-Side Football MUGA Installation in Kingswood
  • 5-A-Side Football MUGA Installation in Filton
  • 5-A-Side Football MUGA Installation in Stroud
  • 5-A-Side Football MUGA Installation in Yate

and any other surrounding area.

Contact us Today

If you would like a 5-a-Side Football MUGA installed in Gloucester, please make sure to speak to us using the contact form provided.

We can offer more information on designs, preparation works and prices along the way.

Thank you for taking the time to look at our case study, if you have any more questions, please get in touch today.

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