John Ilhan Memorial Reserve
FIFA SOCCER PITCH, BARRY ROAD, BROADMEADOWS, VICTORIA.
Victorian based sports eld constructor “Berry Sports Fields Pty Ltd” was awarded the contract by the Hume City Council to design, construct and install a ‘FIFA 1 star’ synthetic soccer pitch at the John Ilhan Memorial reserve in Broadmeadows, Victoria. The design was based around a vertically draining graded crushed rock base and a 60mm pile height synthetic surface the met the needs of the ’FIFA AAA” performance criteria for soccer pitches, 1 star certification for sanctioned FIFA competition.
Client : Hume City Council
Location : John Illhan Memorial Reserve, Barry Rd, Broadmeadows, Victoria
Area : Total Surfaced Area 9,360m2. Football pitch: 105m x 68m = 7,140m2; with six metre minimum run-off from both goal and touch lines. The pitch conforms to FIFA Standards.
Finished On : November, 2011
Surface: Poligras MFL60 – a twisted polyethylene monofilament synthetic turf.
Infill: 23kg m3 of specially sized kiln dried sand and 8 kg m3 of recycled rubber have been installed in a patented process to provide a safe, low maintenance, high performance playing surface.
Shock pad: Not required.
Base: 200mm layer of selected aggregates.
Drainage: A lateral drainage system of 100mm pipes at 4m centres was installed across the field and discharged into 150mm collector drains at both sides of the field.
Fencing: Black powder coated pedestrian fencing 3.0m high with black PVC coated chain wire mesh fence around the perimeter of the field. A 1.2m high fence was installed on the western boundary alongside a concrete access path.
Lighting: Not included
Pathways: Reinforced concrete footpath around the perimeter of the field provides both access for the players and also a viewing platform for the spectators of the game.
Project Commencement Date: August 2010
Pitch certified to FIFA 1 STAR standard.
Capacity to be used during all weather conditions including its use for intensive training sessions during the week, whilst providing a high-performance facility for weekend competition.
Permanent goals complete with nets.
Tufted line markings.
In-ground sleeves fitted for corner flags.
Final Project Cost : $848,000.00
Sport : Football / Soccer