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Wimbledon Tennis Championships Through Early 1900s Continuing on from Part 1 of Wimbledon through the 1800s, we turn our attention to the early 1900s. Please visit www.wimbledon.com for more information about the History of Wimbledon Through The Ages. 1905: May Sutton Bу thе turn оf thе сеnturу Wimbledon hаd assumed an іntеrnаtіоnаl character and іn […]
Wimbledon Tennis Championships Through 1800s Wimbledon 2017 is firmly underway, and we have already had shocks in the first week. The Wimbledon championship, simply called Wimbledon, is the oldest and the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. The name of the tournament is derived from Wimbledon, a suburb of London, where it has been […]
Sports pitches and multi-use games areas (MUGAs) all require regular maintenance throughout the year to keep them in top playing condition. There are however, certain maintenance tasks for artificial sports pitches, that can be carried out during the summer months when the weather conditions are warm and dry. Corrective maintenance tasks, such as refreshing line […]
In March 2017, ETC Sports Surfaces began work at the historical Brockwell Park having been contracted by Lambeth Council to reconstruct the existing, outdated basketball court. The project consisted of the construction of a new basketball court surface, perimeter court fencing, kerb endings and basketball goal units. Brockwell Park is a large popular, public park […]
Southwark Council appointed ETC Sports Surfaces to convert a small derelict area in the middle of Ledbury Estate into a multi-use games area (MUGA) with needle punch surface from Playrite. The project, which was funded by the local councils’ Cleaner Greener Safer programme, began in February 2017 by reopening a disused entrance that had been […]
Tiverton Green is a six acre public open space on the site of six tennis courts in North West London, owned and managed by Brent Council. After 27 years of disuse, plans were put into motion to transform the neglected Tiverton Green tennis courts and turn them back into a community space for exercise and […]
Multi use games areas, or MUGAs, are an affordable solution for schools, universities or clubs; leisure centres or councils wishing to offer facilities suitable for a variety of sports, but have neither the space nor the financial resources to install individual courts/surfaces for each sport. As reasonably priced as MUGAs are, you will, of course, […]
Choosing the right sport court surfaces for your facility can be a daunting prospect. In addition to the need to consider available space and budgetary limitations, it is also necessary to ensure the sports court surfaces you select have the right characteristics to suit the sports you intend to use them for. Characteristics of Sport […]
Once again, ETC Sports have had the opportunity and pleasure to assist a community in improving facilities for the future of its youth. We proudly announce the completion of a project involving the transformation of a ramshackle, dangerous play area in Brixton’s Angell Town Estate, an area notorious for drug and gang related crime and shootings, into an Artificial 3G All Weather Football Pitch in October 2015.
MUGA (Multi Use Games Area) surfaces are rapidly growing in popularity and are becoming an ever more common feature in schools, colleges and universities; public parks and academies not only across the UK, but around the world. Here is why these surfaces are so very popular for educational and public sports areas. MUGA Playing Surface […]
One of the first things constructing a tennis court necessitates is finding an experienced, reputable tennis court construction company. Here is why this is so important. Understanding Your Needs To begin with, requirements can vary significantly between tennis courts for clubs, schools or private properties. In addition to variances in available space, different levels of […]
The opportunity to support school children’s education and physical health via a 3G Sports Pitch Construction at their school and the delight expressed by both teachers and children once a project is completed never fails to fill our team at ETC Sports with incredible joy and pride over a job well done.