CLUB NEWS | Pitch Renovation 2018

Macclesfield Town
Posted:Fri 08 Jun 2018

After the Stereophonics concert attended by around 20,000 was over the staff from Kilimanjaro Live removed all of the gig infrastructure from the Racecourse pitch on Saturday evening and Sunday. 

 

Smells like a campsite

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Picture: After the removal of gig equipment. Credit: Assistant groundsman Iwan Pugh Jones (Instagram)

Shortly afterwards ALS Contracts arrived on site to commence work on the pitch. They used a koro to remove the existing grass, verti-drained the surface then top dressed it before finally seeding the exposed ground to allow fresh new grass to grow.

Racecourse groundsman Paul Chaloner is delighted with the progress made in good time by ALS who also completed work on the pitch last pre-season and overhauled our training pitches at Nine Acres. 

Below is a video from our YouTube channel where ALS are undertaking the koro work: 

And we have a gallery where you can see the progress made:

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