Exeter Rugby Club - Kestrel Contractors

Exeter Rugby Club

Type of installation: Natural and synthetic training pitch construction

Location: Exeter

Exeter Chief RFC’s are playing in their brand new purpose built stadium at Sandy Park, on the outskirts of Exeter, following the completion of the stadium and natural and synthetic training pitch construction works by Kestrel (Contractors) Ltd.


Dean & Dyball construction were appointed main contractors for the stadium construction and Kestrel were the rugby club’s choice to construct the playing facilities due to their knowledge of constructing natural and synthetic rugby pitches.


The County Ground has been sold to developers Bellway Homes with effect from May 2006. This will allow the club sufficient time to ensure that the new Stadium at Sandy Park is ready for use, both on and off the pitch, from the beginning of 2006/07 season, in September 2006.


Last but not least and fundamental to the overall plan, a 3rd Generation 65mm long pile artificial rugby pitch with rubber crumb surface laid onto a brock performance base, the first in the UK, with IRB clause 22 approval. This enables the club an ability to spread the wear throughout the season on the natural pitch and the potential for much needed revenue by hiring the synthetic pitch facility to the members of the public.


This major redevelopment will enable the club to provide the facilities necessary to achieve the club’s goal of becoming a premiership club and indicates that in no uncertain terms the level of commitment the club has to achieve this.


To find out more about the rugby ground construction and pitch maintenance services contact us on 01256 880488, or complete the contact form below.

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