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Cheriton Road Sports Ground nears completion

Work is entering the final stages at the Cheriton Road Sports Ground. The £7.8 million development will provide some of the best sporting facilities of their type in the country to Folkestone, Shepway and the surrounding areas.

In May 2010, Pellings were appointed by Cheriton Road Sports Ground Trust (CRSGT) in conjunction with the Folkestone Cricket and Hockey Clubs. Our role has been to Project Manage the redevelopment of the sporting facility over three phases. Works began on-site in Autumn 2010. and are now in the closing stages of completion.

The project was funded by the generosity of the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust, and comprises: a new 1st/2nd XI cricket square with 24 wickets (second largest in UK), a completely new 3rd/4th XI square and outfield with 14 wickets, an international standard astro hockey pitch, a multi-use astro pitch, a hockey practice pitch, two international netball courts, and one multi-use games area. Alongside these high quality sporting facilities is a state of the art indoor sports hall with indoor cricket lanes, a hockey pitch and facilities for further sports such as basketball. The Pavillion building comprises six team changing rooms, officials' changing rooms, a sports shop, a treatment room, full disabled facilities, a youth room, and a members gym. It also houses a bar and function room with full catering facilities. and balconies overlooking the impressive sporting facilities.

For more information about the project contact Adam Granger on agranger@pellings.co.uk

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