Stadium Pitch Construction

Clive Richardson Limited offer expertise in the design, construction, renovation and maintenance of stadium pitches around the world.

We offer guidance to national governing bodies, architects, consultants and clubs on the best way to achieve their desired playing surface by incorporating the most appropriate construction techniques and the most up to date technology within their pitch make-up. We have vast experience in the installation of rootzone profiles, irrigation systems, under-pitch heating systems, air systems and hybrid stitched systems in a wide variety of climates.

Our name and our reputation continues to grow and we are now frequently associated with some of the biggest sporting events around the world. We have acted as specialist pitch consultants and carried out various construction, renovation and maintenance works in connection with the following sporting events:

UFEA EURO 2016 in France
Rugby World Cup 2015 in England and Wales
FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil
London Olympics 2012
UEFA EURO 2012 in Poland and Ukraine
UEFA Europa League Final 2012 in ‎Arena Națională, Bucharest
FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa

Recent projects undertaken by the company have included the construction of a new stadium pitch at Craven Cottage in London for Fulham Football Club, the construction of a new pitch at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Saudi Arabia, and, a little closer to home, the construction of the pitch at the new National Stadium in Belfast for the Irish Football Association.

Stadium Pitches Around the World

Case Studies

Jordanstown Sports Pitch 7

Ulster University - Northern Ireland

Ulster University is recognised as one of the premier sporting Universities on the island of Ireland.  As part of its pledge to become a leader in performance sport, the University has made a firm commitment to develop world class sporting facilities across its campuses. As part of this process the University decided to upgrade sports […]

King Abdullah Sports City Stadium

Jeddah - Saudi Arabia

King Abdullah Sports City provides the most impressive state of the art facilities and services that have been created to provide an experience to be enjoyed by all visitors, whether they are spectators, organisers or the athletes themselves.  Opened in 2014, the stadium is a modern 60,000 all-seater stadium which is the focal part of […]

Maintenance of FAI National Training Centre

Dublin - Ireland

Clive Richardson Limited have been carrying out the maintenance of the Football Association of Ireland’s National Training Centre at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, Dublin since it first opened in 2016.  The National Training Centre, which was constructed by CRL, boasts the following facilities: Two full-sized floodlit fibresand pitches with full irrigation systems and associated […]

Maintenance of The National Football Stadium

Belfast - Northern Ireland

After operating the stadium pitch maintenance themselves for the first two years after construction, the Irish Football Association took the decision to appoint a suitably qualified company to undertake the maintenance of the pitch, initially along with the nearby Midgley Park Training Pitch.  In mid-2016 a maintenance contract was awarded to Clive Richardson Limited, who […]

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