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Case Studies: Racecourses

Ascot 2

Ascot

Ascot Racecourse Ltd appointed Lindum to supply the turf for the parade rings and all the lawns as part of the major new redevelopment of the site in 2005. Some 50,000 square metres of turf were supplied and laid with specialist teams. Working closely with Gavin Jones, the main landscape contractor, the building site was [...]

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Bramham

Bramham

Lindum Lokturf made jump landings safer at Bramham International Three Day Event, Yorkshire. Using the reinforced turf, with its fibre-stabilised root zone, resulted in a consistently level surface even around jump landings and also provided a shock-absorbing effect. Course builder Gary Podmoore, who was under pressure to complete the Bramham course in two weeks, says [...]

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York Racecourse completed

York Racecourse

Lindum supplied 14,000 square metres of LT6 Sporturf for York Racecourse in 2009 as part of the huge refurbishment that was carried out on the track at York; in fact the largest of its kind on a British racecourse and the first time that a comprehensive drainage system had been installed under the racing surface [...]

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Newmarket gallops

Erosion Control at Newmarket

One of the twenty four artificially surfaced training gallops at Newmarket was not being utilised to full capacity as it went into a dip that was far too blunt and straight up a steep up hill and over the brow which the yearlings found difficult to train on. Work began to modify the existing gallop, [...]

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