NUI Galway Natural Grass Soccer Pitch


National University of Ireland, Galway

Main Contractor

Glenman Corporation Ltd




Tobin Consulting Engineers – Structural Engineers
Brady Shipman Martin – Landscape Architect

Project Description

The project consisted of the construction of a full sized [100m x 65m] all-weather sand topped natural grass soccer pitch including:

  • 5m wide run off area to surround pitch consisting of 10mm gravel on 40mm fines (in two layers of 20mm)on 200mm clause 804 sub-base
  • Floodlighting including ducting and chambers
  • Post and rail fence enclosures and disabled access gates
  • Associated Landscape planting
  • Grass seeding, establishment and maintenance
  • 100mm uPVC Watermain
  • Temporary Sprinkler System until the pitch grass matures
  • 1800mm high fence protection of existing mature trees
  • Goal post sockets
  • Flag sockets

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