Pitch Advisor's Corner

We have three Pitch Advisors for clubs in Cheshire – Paul Agar, Alex Kegg and Mark Samaru.

What does a Pitch Advisor do?

See the ECB Terms of Reference to find out more.

All are happy to talk to you and will be happy to visit your club to give advice you can also ask them to do detailed pitch inspections and formal reports including soil samples

A list of services available to clubs is as follows:

 
 
 

Pitch Advisory Service

Cost

Site Visit – On-site inspection by a CPA and a simple, written report covering areas of concern

£100

Performance Quality Standard (PQS) Report – Short Version with simple recommendations

£150

Performance Quality Standard (PQS) Report – Full Version – Comprehensive technical assessment of square or outfield – detailed

£250

Follow-up visit – negotiated by CPA if necessary

£50-100

Other Costs – Mileage(45p per mile) and soil analysis to be advised by CPA as appropriate

 
  
  

To arrange a visit from one of our County Pitch Advisors, please complete the enquiry form.

Some Advice from our PAs

Paul on seasonal work :-

Spring

Autumn, Winter

And more specific advice:-

2012 Autumn renovation

2020 Autumn renovation

2020 End of Season Advice from GMA

And the question you always wanted to ask …

What is Thatch?

And an idea of what needs to be considered when employing a contractor

Contractor work specification template

And here are notes on artificial surfaces…

Installation of Non Turf Pitch Facilities