Merredin Sports Complex, Multi-Sport Field, Merredin WA
Victorian based sports field constructor ABS Sports Fields Pty Ltd was awarded the contract to construct and install a new synthetic multi-sport field comprising a synthetic hockey pitch to FIH standards and tennis courts that meet the ITF criteria for national play. The site is at Merredin, 267km east of Perth. The design incorporated a full lighting system and carpark.
Client : Merredin Sports Complex, Merreden, WA
Date Project Completed: March 2013
Surfaces: ‘’Poligras’’ Eco HT
Value: AUD 1.4 Million
Base Construction: Crushed rock sub base with slurry seal overlay. Surface laid over a roll out 10mm rubber shock pad
Main Contractor: ABS Sports Fields Pty Ltd
Civil Contractor: Geir Contractors, Merredin
Consulting Engineers: Cardano, Perth.
Lighting: Lightbase Construction.
Total Area: 6,420 m2
Surface: Poligras Eco HT, a texturised polyethylene monofilament yarn tested to ITF & FIH quality specifications.
Shockpad: 10mm roll out pad.
Infill: 14kg of selected kiln dried silica sand.
Fencing: Black powder coated chain mesh 3.0m high.
Lighting: Musco LSG 8 pole system to 350lux.