The close season of 2016 saw a UK first for Newmarket Town FC and Velocity Sports as the Eastern Counties Premier Division upgraded their facility at Cricket Field Road.
The Jockeys installed innovative new flat glass LED floodlighting, designed to offer considerable running cost savings, whilst also providing exceptional performance and backed by an extensive warranty.
The changing rooms, pitch and site perimeter fencing were also upgraded as the Suffolk based setup completed a major overhaul, however the coup de grace was the new artificial 3G pitch.
Instead of filling the pitch with the standard SBR (recycled and granulated car tyres) Newmarket opted to become the first club in the UK to have a FIFA certified facility utilising cork infill.
Cork provides many benefits, both environmental and performance related as well as providing a unique aesthetic which comes extremely close to a natural grass field.
- Ancillary Services
- Performance Testing
"Velocity were recommended by AFC Sudbury and they did a fantastic job, helping, with others, to deliver a magnificent facility."
Graham Edwards, Newmarket Town Secretary