The University Of Gloucestershire Park Campus, is set in extensive gardens a short distance from Cheltenham Town Centre and is home to business, media, accountancy, law and computing.
The University decided that an investment was needed for their grounds and they worked closely with Playrite and MUGA UK to decide that a new multi-use surface was just what they were looking for.
Playrite liaised closely with the client along with MUGA UK’s help, to discuss the requirements. The university wanted a durable, multi sports and yet low maintenance surface; it was quickly recognised Playrite's Matchplay 2 surface ticked all the right boxes. Matchplay 2 is extremely durable and performance proven to provide multiple sports for the students to best utilise their facility and offers minimal maintenance costs.
Neil McHugh from MUGA UK, a specialist consultant within the sports surface industry specified Playrite's Matchplay 2 for this project; Neil has worked with Playrite on a variety of projects over the last few years.
The contract for the installation of the pitch was awarded to Midland CSB and completed early 2016 to an excellent
Playrite have since made a follow up visit to the University and the feedback they have provided is that both students and staff are delighted with their new facility and the playing characteristics it offers. They are now considering funding a similar installation on an adjacent campus.
Playrite are thrilled with the transformation of the playing area which has provided the students somewhere to play multiple sports, in what was a refined area and is proving to be a great benefit to the University.