Speeedcut Contractors celebrated 35 years in the sportsturf business

Mike Beardallin Industry News

Speedcut team Dick Franklin, managing director, and contracts manager Barry Pace (right) on the stand at BTME 2012 DSC 0396Speedcut Contractors celebrated 35 years in the sportsturf business at Harrogate Week.

Managing director Dick Franklin said: "We had an incredibly busy week dealing with enquiries and meeting clients and potential customers.

"All our teams are working on projects across the south at the moment and we have a busy schedule lined up for this year."

The Speedcut team at Harrogate included contract managers Kevin Smith and Barry Pace.

Golf work is currently being carried out in Kent at Chislehurst Golf Club, Knowle Park GC, Wilderness GC. and Sundridge Park GC. Another project has just been completed at Piltdown GC in East Sussex.

Dick Franklin, md of Speedcut ContractorsSpeedcut have completed some major football pitch construction projects, including five at Kings Hill, near West Malling in Kent, five for Colchester United FC in Essex and five for Long Lane Junior FC at Kidbrooke Playing Fields, Greenwich, London.

Speedcut also built eight pitches for Worthing Town FC and four pitches for Brent Council in the shadow of the Wembley National Stadium arch.

Some high-profile independent schools had new football and cricket pitches built by Speedcut, including Charterhouse in Surrey and two on the Isle of Man - King William College and Castle Rushen High School.

SPEEDCUT DETAILS: 01865 331479. www.speedcutcontractors.co.uk

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