A Hazelwood Grounds Diary

This blog is provided by Championship Sports Surfacing, who look after the grounds at Hazelwood.

Steve and Dean have agreed to write a regular blog about the work they do on the grounds at Hazelwood and they are very keen for it to be a conversation with members.

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Steve and Dean say “Thank you”.

17 March 2017 We want to say Thank you to all the parents who stayed off the lawn last week. We're sure it was extremely wet on Sunday morning and as a result of your co-operation didn't look too bad on Monday. We have been busy Verti-Draining the whole site in the...

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Please Keep off the Lawn. Let me explain why.

10 March 2017 Yes, we have a lawn area at Hazelwood. Who knew?   A plea from┬áSteve and Dean As mentioned┬álast week, we have received a couple of questions relating to why parents are asked to not stand around pitches watching their ankle biters playing rugby on...

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Moving the pitches from Winter into Spring

3 March 2017 Just like your garden, the pitches are preparing for spring. It's a time when the pitches can be too wet but also too dry at times due to the windy conditions at Hazelwood - the sandy surface dries out quite quickly. Consequently, the irrigation system is...

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Pitch construction at Hazelwood

10 February 2017 Background Prior to Hazelwood being our new home we all know that there was a nine hole golf course and driving range here. To enable cost effectiveness to re model the site without taking away soils and bringing in new soils which is very expensive...

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Hi from Steve Tingley

28 January 2017 Championship Sports Surfacing has had a relationship with London Irish since 1996, when under a different name we were contracted to maintain the pitches at The Avenue. Other than a short spell around the turn of the millennium we have managed the...

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