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Main Pitch Drainage System

Main Pitch Drainage System

Mark Hodgkiss18 Jun - 20:44
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20% raised towards the £25,000 target

This summer, the club has plans to improve our playing offer to our players and visitors by giving our main pitch some urgent attention.

It has become apparent, over the last two rugby seasons that in certain areas of our pitch the drainage, is not working effectively and is leaving areas water logged.

This is having an impact on playing/training space availability, with many teams not able to train on a grass pitch!

How we’ll spend the money raised

The aim of this project is to replace the bottom half our of main pitch. The original drainage system is laid in 5metre spacing; however, this particular area needs a sand-banding system.

Sand-banding is the ideal secondary drainage system, designed to work with existing lateral drains. Sand-banding provides rapid surface drainage and is ideal for areas prone to waterlogging.

A professional sports pitch company will be engaged to carry out the work on our behalf ensuring it is installed correctly and in a timely manner, ready for the start of season 24/25.

We’re using a ‘keep what you raise’ approach. This means that even if we fail to meet the funding goal within the time limit, we’ll still put any and all money raised into the Pitch Fund and we’ll continue our fundraising work.

All the money raised is for a specialist company, already quoted, to replace the drainage system to the bottom half of the pitch.

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