O’Brien Sports has been awarded a contract to delivery new facilities at Broxhill Sports Centre in Romford.
The sports pitch construction division of civil engineering firm O’Brien Contractors, which delivers projects ranging from stadiums and arenas through to rugby, football and hockey pitches, has been appointed JCT Design and Build subcontractor by local contractor Valuegrade.
The scheme will include a new full-sized 3G football pitch designed and constructed to meet the requirements of the FIFA Quality Concept, multi-use games area along with a polymeric sprint track and car park.
The work, which is part of Havering Council’s vision to provide the community with new sports facilities, will include earthworks remodelling of the site to form a plateau level ready for the installation work.
Director of O’Brien Sports, Mick O’Brien, will manage the project. He said: “Our earthworks team provide accurate calculation of material quantities, including those for cut to fill scenarios, enabling us to deliver clear, accurate and reliable information and advice to clients, before, during and after contracts.”
“Where possible, we create a design that incorporates as much of the site material into the project, reducing the need to dispose of materials to landfill. This helps us offer our clients the best possible price, whilst also minimising our environmental impact.”
“Valuegrade is a highly regarded main contractor built on a reputation of delivering quality and trust. We are delighted that they recognised our sports capabilities for the installation of this scheme.”
Tim Storrar, Valuegrade, said: “We are looking forward to collaborating with O’Brien’s and believe the time spent prior to work commencing on site has been extremely valuable with regards to managing out the problems that are normally associated with these types of schemes.”