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ETC Sports breathes new life into Greenwood Park Lawn Tennis Club tennis court surfaces
Britain’s passion for tennis has been enhanced in recent years by Andy Murray’s Olympic Games success, and ETC Sports is proud to be at the forefront of tennis court construction and resurfacing. Recently, we have been delighted to work with Greenwood Park Lawn Tennis Club to fully resurface three of their flagship courts for the benefit of local residents, who have responded to the new facilities with huge enthusiasm.
The brief was to resurface the three courts with Playrite Matchplay II carpet, an artificial sports grass surface that offers a hardwearing alternative to natural grass for all year round play. Works started on the 3rd March 2014 and were completed by July 2014 – an impressive turnaround for a large contract of this kind!
To read more about the project & opening day then please read our press release here.
Greenwood Park LTC originally approached Playrite about their Matchplay II Carpet at the tender stage and were recommended to approach us to carry out the design, supply & installation. Following some positive talks between the club and ETC Sports we were eventually awarded the contract and carried out the work in March 2013.
We now also carry out regular maintenance on their tennis courts and they have signed into a five year agreement to continue with our services in order to keep their warranty and prolong the lifespan of their surface.
Greenwood Park Lawn Tennis Club
Club Contact: David Thompson (Vice Chairman, Facilities Manager)
Description: Re-surface of Three Artificial Needle Punched Tennis Courts with Playrite Matchplay II Artificial Carpet
Approximate Contract Value: £30,000.00 Duration of Works: 3weeks
Year Completed: 2013
Quote from David Thompson, Vice Chairman of Greenwood Park LTC
“The courts are proving to be so popular that now members are tending to wait for one to become free, rather than play on the other courts. ETC Sports were an excellent company to work with and their team of installers couldn’t have been more helpful. The work was scheduled to take five and a half days but a storm was forecast for the fifth day, so they worked into the evenings to get everything completed in four days!”
Quote from Annie Brewster, Major of St. Albans
“Delighted to see the Olympic legacy alive and thriving here at Greenwood Park”