A good football pitch construction requires solid foundations, good drainage and quality materials underground finished to a high standard.
J Mallinson Ormskirk are renowned as quality pitch constructors with previous high profile work at stadiums such as the BALI award winning City of Manchester Stadium, Goodison Park and Old Trafford as well as training facilities for Liverpool FC at Melwood.
Recently the company have been working with Aston Villa, Everton FC and Bolton Wanderers on improvements to their training set-ups. Work has been completed on extending Aston Villa’s Bodymoor Heath facilty with an extra 3 pitches being built. The Everton first team and academy have now moved into the large site at Finch Farm, with 10 full size pitches, 2 goalkeeping areas and a synthetic while the Bolton Academy have opened the Lostock facility, particularly enjoying the synthetic pitch installed.
J Mallinson have had some success in the construction of their third generation synthetics, using the sand rubber infill method, not only at premier league training facilities but with smaller teams and some amateur sports clubs such as Shaftsbury Youths, Hopwood College and the Castle Hill Centre in Bolton.