All Weather Artificial Cricket Pitch Systems

Cricket Pitch Construction with durable artificial turf

S&C Slatter have a 20 year history in the installation of artificial cricket pitches. As an approved distributor for the market-leading Notts Sport Cricket Systems, our range includes four ECB Approved Notts Sport systems.

We offer advice and assistance from the very start of the project, including full site surveys and advice on potential grant aid assistance, where applicable.

Artificial Cricket Pitch

The choice of an artificial cricket pitch system should reflect our client’s aims and capacities. Therefore we discuss the wider picture, such as end-user age and ability, performance requirements, site security and maintenance capacity, before offering a choice of specification options that best match your individual circumstances and requirements.

The services we offer include:

New Build Match/Practice Artificial Cricket Pitches
  • including specialist advice on cricket base systems and surfaces
New Build Cricket Practice Areas
  • including specialist advice on cricket base systems and surfaces
  • low maintenance surrounds/cage in-fills
  • cage and netting systems
  • perimeter and/or security fencing options
  • extensions to the facility allowing wicket-keeper or fielding practice
  • specialist options including anti-rodent netting protection, sight-screening or power-points for bowling machines
Maintenance, Refurbishment and Resurface of Existing Cricket Pitch Facilities
Roll Down Indoor and Outdoor Cricket Mats

Our highly experienced staff are always on hand to offer advice on every aspect of design, installation and maintenance. Our long-established relationship with the world’s leading manufacturer of artificial turf cricket pitch materials means that a high-quality experience is assured.

Useful Documents

Please refer to our library which carries a number of useful documents produced by the sport’s governing and or advisory bodies, such as Sport England, the ECB and The Cricket Foundation.

Document Link » Sport England – Artificial Surfaces for Outdoor Sport Guide

A comprehensive 39 page guide which includes background info, glossary, typical installations, design, operation and maintenance.

Document Link » ECB – Developing a Project from Concept to Completion

11 page artificial cricket pitch briefing including Getting Started, Project Development Team, Successful Clients, Getting Support, Local Communities, Consultant Services, Technical Compliance, RIBA Design Work Stages, Planning Consent, Competitive Tendering, Tender Analysis, FFU Contact Details and Design Work Stages

Document Link » ECB – Guidance notes for non-turf cricket pitches and net cage facilities

This is a 19 page document outlining all the considerations from planning and construction through to maintenance and advice on nets and cages. The ECB stresses the importance of good maintenance to make the most of a artificial cricket pitch. It is the pitch manager “who plays the most critical role,” says the ECB. “The maintenance is ‘a key factor’ as to how long the non-turf pitch or facility lasts and is ‘suitable for the purpose’.”

Document Link » ECB – Performance Standards for Non-Turf Cricket Pitches

Last revised in 2007 (as of 2015, still the most recent revision), this 23 page document describes the requirements for non-turf cricket pitch systems intended for outdoor use. It sets requirements for match pitches and practice areas. It does not set requirements for outfields for which there are currently no standards. The document is in four sections: Performance Requirements, Construction Requirements, Material Requirements and Identification tests

Document Link » ECB – Code of Practice and Technical Requirements for Non-Turf Cricket Facilities

Dated April 2008, but still current as of 2015, this 45 page document is a specification of standards for artificial cricket pitch suppliers to meet in order that they may display a kite mark “that should give clubs and schools a benchmark of quality assurance when selecting a supplier”.

 

Cricket

Including Keymer Hassocks Cricket Club, Kennet School, Lytchett Minster School, Gary Palmer Batting Lab, Kearsney College, Cranleigh School, Lingfield Notre Dame School and Cornwood Cricket Club