Club Development Manager, Whitley Bay Rockcliff RFC
It is with great pleasure that Whitley Bay Rockcliff provide this testimonial for the professional excellence and great client service undertaken by SIS Pitches whilst installing an AGP365 pitch for the RFU. […]
We should not have worried – SIS Pitches more than delivered in both the quality of the pitch but also in delivering absolutely top class customer service and you have given an exciting boost to the club.
SIS Pitches professional standards and the AGP365 build quality were of course excellent but the extra win was how the AGP is integrated within the existing club facilities making the whole facility ‘as one’.
We have no hesitation in recommending sis Pitches for future RFU projects and recommending them for similar tasks to a new client. It was a pleasure working with your team – they were an absolute credit to your organisation being open and knowledgeable with a strong “can and will do approach” throughout. You are all top blokes and will always be welcome at Rockcliff.
In conclusion, my thanks to the SIS Pitches team for their contribution to making this project a great success and I know all at Rockcliff cannot wait to start pre-season training which must be a first. Thanks for helping Rockcliff continue to build our community club.Lawrence Fletcher, July 2018
Project Manager, Hackney Council
Hackney Council appointed Support in Sport (SIS) to supply and install a 3G Pitch to Mabley Green.
The standard of service received from appointment through to post completion was superb while communication level was second to none.
The contract was confirmed from the outset with all agreed project deliverables (price,time,quality) achieved within the contract period.
SIS Pitches”site management was knowledgeable, organised and tidy at all times. Quality of installation was delivered to highest standard while both operation and maintenance manuals and training for maintenance staff were delivered promptly.
It was a pleasure to work with SIS Pitches team and I would recommend SIS Pitches to any organisation interested in similar installation for their facility.Ewa Wojtowicz, May 2018
PROGRAMME MANAGER, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
We were extremely pleased with the excellent manner in which the team at SIS Pitches completed the construction of our new Rugby and Football pitch.Alasdair Macintosh, February 2018
During the process, we were impressed with their open and knowledgeable communication, which gave us assurances that the highest standards were being met.
The team working on site were able to offer quick and informed solutions to logistic issues, ensuring that the project was completed successfully. Our students and the wider community are thoroughly enjoying playing on a world-class surface.
CONSULTANT, MSC LTD – Harrow School
The hockey pitch and football/rugby pitch resurfacing works at Harrow School went to plan being on time and on budget. We are pleased with the appearance of the finished facilities which met the performance requirements of the specification.Bob Froud, February 2018
SIS Pitches were pro-active with the client and ourselves which made the project run smoothly.
Treasurer, Blackwater GAA
Blackwater GAA carefully chose SIS Pitches’ Hybrid pitch system for our indoor hall area after a process of travelling to many pitches around the country to find the best possible surfacing option for our club.
A number of positives which influenced or decision;
Keith Barrett, November 2017
- SIS Pitches are both the manufacturer and installer of the surface, meaning only one warranty is required for our facility, and all payments are made directly to the supplier which gave us peace of mind as a Club.
- Both yarns in their dual fibre system meet the GAA standards when tested on their own. This allowed us to get the benefit of the hard-wearing fibrillated grass as well as the monofilament upright grass for ball performance.
- SIS Plus is the only online portal for club maintenance and assistance. All warranty requirements can be uploaded by phone or web directly to SIS Pitches, and we are given instant access to the manufacturer and specialist contractor through this one easy-to-use SISPlus Portal. This helps maintain our warranty with the manufacturer as well, as we are not dealing with third parties.
- Darren and Mark were very professional to deal with and have a great knowledge of the synthetic turf industry with 30 years’ experience constructing sports pitches
Secretary, Kader FC
“I just wanted to send an official letter to say how much of a pleasure it was to work with yourself and the SIS UK team while you worked on the 3G pitch at Kader.Chris Hudson, February 2018
The workmanship is top class and we’re very happy with the finished pitch. Considering the bad weather we had, we were all impressed that you managed to get the work completed when you did.
Thank you for all your help and we look forward to many years of football on the new pitch.”
Course Manager, Long Ashton Golf Club
‘Since being stitched with SISGrass, the tee on the par 3 13th at Long Ashton has seen improved surface consistency and stability. Surface damage is reduced through play, extending the usage and improving recovery time with less repair work. The SISGrass fibres blend naturally into the grass sward, improving the appearance of the tee after usage.’James Braithwaite, January 2018
Project Manager at Loughborough University
Loughborough University appointed SIS Pitches in June 2015 on a design and build contract for the conversion of the 1st XV rugby pitch to an artificial surface. This comprised the conversion of its 1stXV rugby pitch to a 3G SISTurf Rugger 65mm grass pitch with a 20mm insitu shockpad, both installed by and manufactured by SIS Pitches.
The SIS Pitches team, led by Jon Turnbull provided an excellent service both in terms of the quality of the finished product and the contract service offered. The project was completed on time despite challenging timeframes with a proactive, customer focused and non-contractual approach.
We will have no hesitation in employing SIS Pitches on future projects and recommending them for similar tasks. I look forward to working with SIS Pitches again; it was a pleasure working with Jon and his team, who demonstrated a positive “can and will do approach” throughout.
In conclusion, my thanks to the SIS Pitches team for their contribution to making this project the success that it is.Ian Woodhouse, January 2018
Chief Operating Officer at St Paul’s School
‘We were extremely impressed with the professional manner in which SIS Pitches carried out the works at our site.’
‘Their team was able to overcome substantial logistical obstacles with thorough planning and no shortage of knowledge nor skill. To complete such a complex job in only 9 weeks, ahead of schedule, has been testament to their professionalism.’Edward Flute, December 2017
Chairman, Lichfield City FC
I am writing to express my gratitude for the fantastic job that SIS Pitches team have done in installing our New 3G pitch.
[…] Although we paid for the 3G installation ourselves we wanted to use a contractor that was on the FA framework program, we felt this would give us some security that the company we chose would be very familiar with all aspects of installing a 3G pitch.
We met with 3 companies and decided on SIS Pitches pretty quickly, Joe Shaw was our first point of contact and he gave us the confidence that SIS Pitches were the right company to use. Joe has a great understanding of the customers needs and did everything he said he would do.
Our installation team Cameron Thompson, Gareth Hesp and Dean Patterson were a joy to work with. From day one there was always one of them on site managing the installation, offering updates and solving any problems. They were superb when it came to the situations that were unforeseen and always found a suitable solution.
I would recommend SIS UK Ltd to any prospective clients looking for a 3G pitch, just let them get on with it they are the experts.
Thank you from all at Lichfield City FC.Darren Leaver, November 2017
Stadium Manager of Trabzonspor FC Medical Park Stadium Senol GUNES Sport Complex
After the stitching of SISGrass on the pitch in Oct 2016, we played our first game on the surface a month after. When we make a comparison between our old stadium pitch at Avni Aker Stadium and our new one at Medical Park Stadium, the improvements are easy to observe.
The new pitch playing surface is durable, with better root establishment underneath leading to lesser wear and tear during games.
There have been no injuries to any player that has played on the pitch. We are fully satisfied what SIS Pitches made with SISGrass and the regular maintenance of the pitch so far.
Additionally, with installing a SISAir system, we are confident to say that the system is able to provide a cool, fresh breeze underneath. This in turn leads to a comfortable rootzone underneath the surface and a higher-quality surface for the players.
We also have full trust in the vacuum mode of the system and we believe this will help tremendously to keep the surface water-free. This is important as we can get heavy rain fall during a game due to our location in the Blacksea Region here in Turkey!
With having the latest technology of SISGrass and SISAir, we believe the severe summer stress will not be an issue for us anymore, which it had been for many years with high humidity and hot weather conditions in our area.
We now have an exemplary pitch, which we think it should encourage to other clubs and facilities in Turkey.Huseyin EMIN, September 2017
Head of Sport, University of Manchester
Our project, to add four new synthetic pitches and a 3 bay cricket training area, was the largest investment into sports facilities at the University of Manchester for nearly 10 years. SIS Pitches provided a very competitive and high quality bid and were awarded the contract. During a complication construction period, not helped by the typically wet Manchester weather, SIS Pitches maintained good communications with staff on site, and management through regular progress meetings. Standards were never compromised and little details such as providing purple nets and University logo’d mats really made a difference to the final presentation. With SIS Pitches, we achieved everything we set out to and are the proud owners of an excellent facility that will add massively to the student experience and provide a world class environment for them and the local community well into the future.Vicky Foster-Lloyd, October 2017