A planning application to construct a full size 3G football Pitch with floodlighting at the school was approved in 2007. The site located geographically at the lowest part of the school was adjacent to numerous residents who raised objections on the grounds of traffic impact, noise and light pollution.

Working closely with the residents, a scheme was developed to include a 2.4m high acoustic timber barrier, dense woodland planting and light fittings fitted with back cowls and baffles to restrict light spill before being constructed by APThomspon.

The need to include a below ground drainage scheme for the pitch was avoided as the pitch base was designed to make direct contact with the underlaying chalk sub grade. This provided a significant cost saving to the project which the school was then able to redirect to pay for a fully accessible changing facility adjacent to the pitch



Description 3G Football Pitch

Stages Inception to completion

Period 2008

Client HCC

Team Lead HCC

Value £600k