Our projects

Here is a selection of our most well-known projects.

Moore Park Synthetic Field, NSW

Technical consultant for conversion of netball courts into Australia’s first certified multi-sports field including Football codes of Rugby Union (Regulation 22), Rugby League (NRL Community standard), Football (FIFA 1 Star) for 11 and 5-a-side. Developed specification, tender schedules, conducted evaluation process with Tender Evaluation Panel. (Project value $3.0m).

North Sydney Council – Cammeray Oval, NSW – 2014

National Rugby League (NRL) has recently adopted standards for community facilities and stadium use of synthetic turf following work completed by Smart Connection Consultancy. The NRL vision to grow participation through schools and clubs will evolve by the use of synthetic technology. Call us to find out how synthetics are being used for Rugby League and Touch Rugby.

Lane Cove Council – Blackman Park Development, NSW – 2014

Lead consultant on a D&C conversion of two grass fields to a multi-use synthetic sports oval, including two Rugby (Regulation 22), Football (FIFA 1 Star) fields with a movable cricket wicket between rectangular fields and AFL oval around field to AFL/Cricket Australia community standards. (Project value $8.5m). The 17,500m2 sits on 250+ piers that stabilise the concrete structure over the old rubbish tip.

Jack Edwards Reserve, Monash, Vic

3D design to assist Councilors and management to appreciate how it looks and how it could be managed. This site also included water harvesting on the adjacent natural grass field. To reduce disposal costs we also created the design for a mound that allows spoil to be kept on site and used as a spectators mound.

Ellenbrook District Playing Fields, City of Swan, WA

The largest single synthetic facility in Australia with four full size fields and we conducted the feasibility study, business case and supported the procurement process.

Kareela Playing Fields, Sutherland Shire Council, NSW

Two FIFA 1 star fields, with a static cricket wicket in middle. We conducted the Feasibility study, business case, procurement process and developed an operational strategy to manage the facility.

Ryde City Council – ELS Hall, NSW – 2014-2016

Lead consultant for the D&C design and procurement of an AFL/Cricket Australia Community Standard field with FIFA 1 Star/ FIFA Quality Football surface. Project management and procurement support including development of schedules, specification and Tender Evaluation Matrix. Provision of independent Tender Review and facilitation of Tender Evaluation Panel. (Project value $3.1m).<br />

Hornsby City Council – Pennant Hills Park, NSW – 2014-15

Lead consultant for a D&C/detailed design and procurement support for a FIFA 1 Star football field. (Project value $2.0m).

Waverley City Council – Waverley No 2 Field, NSW – 2014-15

Lead consultant for conversion of natural grass Rugby Field into a Rugby (Regulation 22) and Football field. Development of D&C specification, schedules and conducted independent Tender Evaluation. (Project value $1.6m).

Marrickville Council – Arlington Reserve Project, NSW – 2014

Lead consultant on the D&C conversion of the natural turf into a FIFA 1 Star synthetic football field with warm-up areas. Development of specification, tender schedules and conducted independent evaluation as part of Council’s evaluation strategy. (Project value $1.6m).

Pittwater City Council – Narrabeen High School, NSW – 2012

Lead consultant on the design and construct of a synthetic multi-sport field for AFL, Rugby and Football including development of the specification, tender schedules and facilitated the tender evaluation process. (Project value $1.6m).

Randwick City Council – Heffron Park, NSW – 2015

Lead consultant on the D&C development of a Football field, including design, specification development, tender schedules and facilitated the evaluation process. Designed for Football, and with line indications for both Ruby Codes outside field of play (Project value $1.4m).

Randwick City Council – Latham Park, NSW – 2016

Lead consultant on the D&C development of a Rugby field to Regulation 22 including design, specification development, tender schedules and facilitated the evaluation process. (Project value $1.6m).

Campbelltown City Council – Lynwood Park, NSW – 2014-15

Lead consultant on the D&C conversion of their natural turf field into a FIFA 1 Star Quality field including development of specification, tender schedules and independent evaluation as part of Councils evaluation strategy. (Project value $1.4m).<br />

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