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sportscotland Technical Datasheets for Facilities

The sportscotland Facilities Team have been developing a new suite of Technical datasheets to aid the selection and design of sport facilities in Scotland.

sportscotland have consulted with the appropriate Scottish governing bodies of sport and The Sports and Play Construction Association to produce our first set of information on pitch selection & construction. Please click on the links below for further details.

100 pitch types

  • The different types of pitch surface, and an overview of how are they constructed.
  • The pitch surfaces suitable for Rugby, Football,  Hockey & Shinty and the levels of play.
  • The key requirements of pitch size certification to be considered in each installation.

101 3G synthetic turf pitches

  • The typical lengths of 3G synthetic turf and their suitability for Rugby, Football,  Hockey & Shinty.
  • Key considerations in 3G synthetic turf pitch construction and design.

102 short pile synthetic turf pitches

  • The different types of short pile synthetic turf and their suitability for Rugby, Football,  Hockey & Shinty.
  • Key considerations in short pile synthetic turf pitch construction and design.