Gunnersbury Park Tennis Court Construction Project

November 24, 2017

In October 2017, ETC Sports Surfaces completed a tennis court construction project at Gunnersbury Park, as part of a wider project to create a new public recreational space within the London landscape. Gunnersbury Park, jointly owned by Hounslow and Ealing Councils features one Grade I listed and one Grade II listed Georgian mansions, as well […]

ETC Become UK Partner for Red Clay Pro Tennis Court System

September 22, 2017

ETC Sports Surfaces are excited to announce that we are soon to become a UK partner for the Porplastic RedClay Pro, a tennis system that allows for superior play and higher level of enjoyment. For both recreational and professional use, the RedClay Pro system is a high-performance surface that is highly durable and resistant to […]

Tennis Court Construction at Stratford Park, London

September 11, 2017

ETC Sports Surfaces are pleased to announce the completion of a recent tennis court construction project at Stratford Park in East London. We were recently commissioned by Newham Council to convert two existing dense macadam tennis courts and a multi-use games area to form six new porous macadam tennis courts with LED floodlighting. The project […]

Benefits of the 3G Football Pitch

August 25, 2017

With football season starting this month, we thought we would look at some of the advantages of having a synthetic football surface and why local clubs should be switching from natural grass to a 3G pitch. Every football club and sports centre want to make optimal use of their facility without the worry of bad […]

History of Wimbledon Through The Ages – Part 2

July 15, 2017

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 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 […]

History of Wimbledon Through The Ages – Part 1

July 14, 2017

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 […]

Summer Maintenance for Your Artificial Sports Pitch

July 3, 2017

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 […]

Brockwell Park Basketball Court Reconstruction

May 30, 2017

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 […]

MUGA Construction at Ledbury Estate, Southwark

May 22, 2017

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 Open Space, NW London

March 1, 2017

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 […]

MUGA Fencing Options

August 9, 2016

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 Sport Court Surfaces

August 2, 2016

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 […]