Pitch Consultancy Services

by Sports Leisure and Recreation Ltd

          Detail is the difference between Winning and Losing

Telephone: 01761 451448


Tests and Price List

Test A: Core Sampling – A 16 point test to enable and establish

Root Density

Soil Profiling

Soil Condition Report – Thatch – Black Layer etc.

Plant Health and Visual Pitch Condition

Price from £275 Per Pitch


Test 1: PH Test –  A 16 point Impartial test to establish soil nutrient condition and recommendation.

Prices from £150 Per Pitch


Test 2: Moisture Level Readings -A 16 point test at various depths of the rootzone to determine

Sited Rootzone Drainage Efficiencies

Surface Thatch %

Poor Rooting

Prices from £175 Per Pitch


Test 3: Compaction Test – A 16 point Clegg Hammer test throughout the pitch to include the moisture testing process in Test 2

Ball Bounce

Thatch Content %

Compaction Injury Establishment (As STRI Recommendation Scales)

Prices From £385 Per Pitch


Test 4: Irrigation Head Output Volume Test- All Heads and Cannons

Determines Irrigation Calibration Requirements

New settings Required For Consistent Irrigation Outputs

Sprinkler System Test

Prices From £350 Per Pitch


Test 5: Water Quality Test – All Outputs Heads , Cannons and Reservoir Tank

Water Quality and Clarity

Prices From £375 Per Pitch


Test 6 :Drainage Inspection Camber Assessment and Main Drainage Outlet Water Volume  Measures Test

Calculate effectivity of the Lateral and Secondary Drainage System

Prices From £280 Per Pitch

Test 7: Lux Testing – A 16 Point Test to Establish Sun Light Levels

Under Shaded Areas To Establish Plant Growth

Frost Protection Measures

Lighting Rig Efficiencies

Prices From £350 Per Pitch


Test 8: Site Assessment Plans

Pitch and Turf Area Sizing

Machinery Storage

Frost and Water Cover Storage Solutions

Practice Goal Storage Solutions

Prices Available on Request


Test 9: Oxygen Content – A 16 point Test to Establish The Oxygen Content in The Rootzone at Various Depths

Plant Health

Micro Organism Support

Water Percolation

Prices From £650 Per Pitch


Test 10: Surface Skid Resistance Test- A 16 Point Pitch Test to Establish Speed and Grip

Ball Speed in Different Pitch Type / Prep Situations – Wet /Dry – Grass Cut Height

Player Grip in Different Pitch Type / Prep Situations

Grip on Stadium Car-park Areas – Stadium Steps – Concourse Areas – Changing Rooms – Tunnel Areas -Running Tracts Etc.

Prices Available on Request


Test 11: Pitch Temperature Recording at Set Depths – A 16 Point Test to Map Out Cold Spots

Pro-Active Establishment of Cold Areas For Frost Protection Systems

Efficiencies of Undersoil Heating and Heat Distribution

Plant Health and Growth Management

Prices From £300 Per Pitch