Ponteland Middle School Delighted with New Football Pitch

Thursday, April 7 2016 – GreenFields UK recently undertook the construction of a new football facility on behalf of Ponteland Middle School in Northumberland.

The facility includes a 3G Evolution XQ 60 playing surface with integral sports fencing and floodlighting. Jointly funded by the school, the Football Foundation and the FA, the build was completed and handed over to a delighted client on time and on budget.

Headteacher, Caroline Pryer was thrilled with the schools new pitch, she commented: “GreenFields have provided us with an amazing pitch which is new, up-to-date and which the teachers have dreamt about for over 15 years. The entire GreenFields team from sales, administration to project management and site staff have been exemplary and the build experience made the long bidding and fundraising process a distant memory.”

The facility was officially opened by former premiership footballer Alan Shearer OBE, who played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United FC and for the England national team.