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  • Last chance to register for the free webinar: ‘Does your institution need a new pitch? Your how-to guide for synthetic pitches’.
  • Industry experts Joe Shaw, Sales Manager, Paul Barker, Estimating Director and Luke Edwards, Technical Director, discuss the full service process of getting a new or upgraded synthetic pitch for your institution.

Last chance to register

Don’t miss out on this exclusive webinar from SIS Pitches, the UK’s only one-stop shop for synthetic pitches. During the webinar, industry experts will discuss the full service process of getting a new or upgraded synthetic pitch including:
  • Funding and finance
  • Design and planning permissions
  • Tender process
  • Product information
  • Pitch constriction
  • Turf manufacture and installation
  • Unique maintenance packages provided to secure a long lifespan for your pitch
Hear about the record-breaking project completed at the University of Manchester The 42-week project completed at the university is the UK’s biggest single new build installation. The revamped site includes hockey, football and rugby pitches as well as practice cricket wickets, all surfaced with SISTurf synthetic grass, designed and manufactured at the company’s factory in the UK.
With SIS Pitches, we have achieved everything we set out to and are the proud owners of an excellent facility that we know will add massively to the student experience and will provide a world-class environment for them and the local community well into the future Vicky Foster-Lloyd, Head of Sport at The University of Manchester

Register now

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Meet the experts

SIS Pitches is pleased to announce the panel that will be participating in the exclusive webinar: ‘Does your institution need a new pitch? Your how-to guide for synthetic pitches’. The panel, made up of three industry experts from the synthetic grass market, include Joe Shaw, sales manager, Paul Barker, estimating director and Luke Edwards, technical director.
  • Luke Edwards Luke has 13 years’ experience in technical and product development/R&D roles within the sports turf industry. He is primarily responsible for the development and testing of new and innovative systems that enhance player performance, safety and durability.
  • Paul Barker Paul has 13 years’ experience within the sports surfacing industry primarily and is responsible for all projects costings, tendering and pitch design. Plus, managing the AGP Football Foundation Framework and RFU Rugby 365 initiatives.
  • Joe Shaw Joe has 10 years’ experience in the sports surfacing industry in logistics, contracting and sales. He is responsible for the generation of new and repeat synthetic pitch sales throughout the UK.

Latest innovations in sports surface systems

As the leader in their field, SIS Pitches is at the cutting-edge of sports surface innovation and development. As a company, it invests significant time, energy and resource in the pursuit of new artificial grass systems and solutions. Its ultimate goal is to make the turf more realistic in order to bring out the very best in all players. Performance, durability, safety and value are key areas of focus, as is the quest to develop systems that are constructed and manufactured using sustainable methods and raw materials. SIS Pitches works closely with key suppliers to ensure it offers the highest grade polymers, as well as the very latest and best in fibre extrusion technology. All of the turf is manufactured at the bespoke production facility in Maryport, Cumbria, which has recently undergone a £1.8m investment to provide a state-of-the-art coating line, offering the ability to provide both latex and polyurethane (PU) coatings on turf products. This latest innovation will help to ensure SIS Pitches produces only the highest quality products, as well as remaining at the forefront of turf technology.

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If you would like to hear first-hand about how the latest innovations in sports surface systems could benefit your school or university, please click here to register. [post_title] => FREE webinar: does your institution need a new pitch? [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => free-webinar-does-your-institution-need-a-new-pitch [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-01-21 15:19:14 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-01-21 15:19:14 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://universitybusiness.co.uk/?post_type=articles&p=19176 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => articles [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 9096 [post_author] => 14 [post_date] => 2016-07-30 00:00:00 [post_date_gmt] => 2016-07-29 22:00:00 [post_content] => The project for a 1.6km (1 mile) outdoor cycling circuit and refurbished sports pavilion on the University of Leed's Bodington playing fields in North Leeds will provide a traffic-free environment for cycling.The 6m-wide, tarmac-surfaced circuit should be ready early next year for University students, staff and the wider community to use for all levels of cycling including recreation, coaching and competition. The development comes just after some 8,000 people took part in the Leeds Sky Ride earlier this month, with part of the city centre closed to traffic for the two-wheeled enjoyment of all ages. The city’s Olympic competitors, including University of Leeds alumni Alistair and Jonny Brownlee and Gordon Benson, will have access to the new facilities at Bodington. The pavilion will create a home for British Triathlon’s world-leading Leeds Triathlon Centre, providing strength and conditioning training, physiotherapy and other support services. The proposals, which are part of the University’s sports and physical activity strategy, have been drawn up in partnership with British Cycling, British Triathlon, UK Sport and Leeds City Council. Partnership funding from Sport England, British Cycling and UK Sport is contributing £1m to the project, with the remaining funding provided by the University. Patrick Craig, the University’s Assistant Head of Sport, said:“This is a success story for cycling in the city and beyond. It will ensure cyclists of all abilities in Yorkshire and across the north of England have some of the best facilities in the UK available close to home. “Opening this new track reinforces our vision of becoming the number one provider of higher education sport and physical activity experience in the UK. Charles Johnston, Sport England’s Property Director, said: “Thanks to this new development, British triathletes will have access to the dedicated world-class training and support facilities they need to be the best. This includes the new mile-long off-road cycling circuit, physio room and strengthening and conditioning suite – creating excellent training facilities for our current and future champions. “But it’s not all about Olympians. When Sport England invests in facilities, we make sure everyone can benefit, regardless of ability. This centre is no different. I’m looking forward to seeing our top athletes and members of the community all using and enjoying these fantastic facilities for years to come.” The Bodington site is currently used for grass sports including football and rugby. These uses will continue after the redevelopment.

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  • Last chance to register for the free webinar: ‘Does your institution need a new pitch? Your how-to guide for synthetic pitches’.
  • Industry experts Joe Shaw, Sales Manager, Paul Barker, Estimating Director and Luke Edwards, Technical Director, discuss the full service process of getting a new or upgraded synthetic pitch for your institution.

Last chance to register

Don’t miss out on this exclusive webinar from SIS Pitches, the UK’s only one-stop shop for synthetic pitches. During the webinar, industry experts will discuss the full service process of getting a new or upgraded synthetic pitch including:
  • Funding and finance
  • Design and planning permissions
  • Tender process
  • Product information
  • Pitch constriction
  • Turf manufacture and installation
  • Unique maintenance packages provided to secure a long lifespan for your pitch
Hear about the record-breaking project completed at the University of Manchester The 42-week project completed at the university is the UK’s biggest single new build installation. The revamped site includes hockey, football and rugby pitches as well as practice cricket wickets, all surfaced with SISTurf synthetic grass, designed and manufactured at the company’s factory in the UK.
With SIS Pitches, we have achieved everything we set out to and are the proud owners of an excellent facility that we know will add massively to the student experience and will provide a world-class environment for them and the local community well into the future Vicky Foster-Lloyd, Head of Sport at The University of Manchester

Register now

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What we do

Sports Facility Services Limited was set up in June 2013 with the primary purpose to supply and install sports equipment in sports halls and gymnasiums. We are experts in sports netting, basketball goals, rebound boards, climbing frames and floor anchors. With our experience and knowledge we can provide standard and bespoke solutions for sports equipment installations.

About us

Our philosophy
The philosophy of Sports Facility Services is centred on honesty and integrity. We do what is right for our clients and we do what we say will do without cutting corners.

Our experience
Managing Director Andy Aley has over 12 years’ experience within the sports hall and gymnasium equipment and installation industry. With an engineering background Andy started as a sports equipment installation engineer in 2002 and after just 2 months training was promoted to team leader. Five years on the tools lead into management where Andy covered every position in the process which included leading management roles in Installation, Contracts, Project and Technical Sales. As a site engineer Andy carried out hundreds of sports hall installations throughout the UK and as a manager has been responsible for even more successful projects.

Key points about our business
Health and Safety is of paramount importance which we treat with the greatest of respect.

We strictly adhere to a Company Health and Safety Policy and carry our site specific risk assessments and provide method statements for all installation orders before any works commence

All our technicians are appropriately qualified and experienced to carry out the task in hand and we operate a 100% policy for CRB checks and CSCS qualification

We offer free and impartial advice and we are always willing to attend site for meetings and surveys which is also absolutely free with no obligations
We strive to excel in all areas to supply and install sports equipment to the highest standard

Why use Sports Facility Services
We believe that by giving good advice based on the facts and highlighting the pros and cons enables our clients to make informed decisions and the right choice. We offer impartial advice and provide the product and service that best suits requirements and budget. Underlined by our philosophy we will not “sell” something because it is more benefit and profitable to our business. Neither will we comprise on quality because the bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low cost is forgotten.

We take pride in everything we do and we don’t just meet the minimum standard, we exceed expectations. We understand what is important to our customers and will work with you all the way through the process.

Conclusion 
Sports Facility Services is the experienced specialist in sports hall and gymnasium equipment and installation. By drawing on our experience and using our extensive industry knowledge combined with the fact we use the best quality products available we supply our clients with tailor made solutions ideal for their establishment and sporting needs.

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