Multi-use games areas and sports surfaces
A MUGA (or Multi Use Games Area) is a specially crafted area for use with a variety of different sports. For example, MUGAs that we have previously installed, have been used for Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Hockey, Netball, Roller skating etc. Multi-sports areas can be installed alongside halls and schools and in parks and sports centres. Or on any piece of unused ground that is large enough.
WHICH SURFACE IS BEST FOR YOU?
Pladek - An acrylic coated porous macadam gives good service for tennis, netball, soccer and basketball. Not so good for hockey, soccer and roller skating.
Tenniturf - A range of porous sand filled polypropylene carpets ideal for tennis, soccer, hockey, boules. Not good for netball and roller skates.
Sporturf - This is the ideal surface for a multi-use games surface - where multiple sports really is the order of the day. This porous needle-punched polypropylene carpet with minimal sand filling is one of the few surfaces accepted for netball as we all as for tennis, netball and soccer. The surface is not suitable for roller-skates.
Rollaplay - An impervious dense macadam ideal for roller skating, tennis, soccer and netball. It is worth noting that its impervious nature, which is necessary to achieve the strength required, does mean it will develop puddles in wet weather.
Challenger - A long texturised mono-filament polyethylene fibre, designed to meet the FIFA one-star rating for football and FIH for hockey. Partly filled with rubber and sand.
Savanna - This surface is made of sand dressed dense, Polyethylene texturised mono-filament fibres with narrow blades. Savanna is designed to meet the FIH Standard category and is therefore suitable for hockey, up to and including international standard. It is very good for tennis, soccer and hockey.
Guidance and advice on multi-use games areas
Anglia and Midland Sports specialise in complete design and build projects, from excavating the site and landscaping to manufacturing a fence support that doubles as a basketball post. We hold the skills and knowledge to act as main contractors guiding clients through regulations such as safety or liaising with planning authorities.
With our unique in-house lighting consultancy we provide informed comment and diagrams on various lighting systems, a particularly thorny planning issue. Many of our men have been with us for more than 25 years, so you can expect the highest standards of workmanship, skills, supervision and finished project.
Anglia and Midland Sports Surfaces has been in business since the 1970's. One of the company's first jobs was building a multi-sport area for a leisure centre. Since then, we have built hundreds of multi sport areas and thousands of tennis courts.
We advise on all aspects of design detailing and landscaping. Our sister firm AMlight Limited, run by Neil Shepherd BSc C.Eng MIEE, specialises in the design and installation of sports lighting systems.
Your community can afford to buy a MUGA (Multi-Use Games Area). Grants towards installing a MUGA are available from district councils, parish councils, county councils, the English Sports Council, lotteries, waste tax companies, private donation and the Football Association!
We not only install synthetic surfaces which are inherently low maintenance but, as everything in life requires some maintenance, we also provide a comprehensive cleaning and repair service.