Formation of a sports 3G football pitch

Formation of sports pitches in 3G artificial grass usually include the groundworks, drainage and all aspects to get the sub base prepared for the 3G football pitch base to be installed. The 3G synthetic turf sports surfaces are installed onto sports shockpads to absorb the players falls and prevent injuries. Sports fencing and sports floodlights are usually constructed within the construction of the 3G football field so that it can be rented out at night to create extra revenue.

A full size 3G football pitch is usually installed with a selection of multi sports line marking on the sports surface area because then hockey and rugby could be played on the same area. The multi sports also usually line marked are for 5aside football, 7aside football and futsal so that the most can be made out of the sports facility.

11 a side football fieldA 3G football pitch is usually installed to a depth of 40mm pile height for football and hockey upto a depth of 60mm depth pile height which is more driven towards rugby league and rugby union. The longer pile height 3G grass is so that more rubber infill can be installed to make it more cushioned for the players when they get tackled in rugby.

Other names also known for the 3G artifical grass pitches are ipitch which is installed at widnes rugby league club, rhino turf synthetic sports pitch, conqueror artificial grass sports surface or a desso sports synthetic pitch. The difference in these types of third generation grass products is the difference in yarn and stitch rate for the outdoor carpet. Two types of yarn is used which is polyethylene synthetic grass and polypropylene synthetic turf.


If you have any queries or need any quotes, costs and prices on these type of pitches please call our head office on 01625 445760 and we will gladly assist. Once you receive the quote you could apply for funding from several fund companies that allow grants to be made and football foundation, lottery and FA are some of several organisations who do this.

However before phoning our head office please have in mind the size of the 3G football pitch you are thinking you would like and what size could fit on the project so measurements would need to be taken prior to ringing to double check this 3G grass pitch could fit within your land required. We could then reply with the design / specification and construction quote for these works that will be site specific to your school, college, leisure centre or sports club. I look forward to hear from you soon!!

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