White Horse Contractors partner with GrassMaster for Hybrid Turf Innovation

1st Dec 2020

White Horse Contractors are pleased to announce our exciting new partnership with hybrid turf pioneers GrassMaster Solutions, part of the Tarkett Sports Group.

As leading contractors for over 60 years, we’re thrilled to combine our unrivalled heritage and expertise with GrassMaster Solutions' market leading technology, offering first-class hybrid sports pitch construction and installation for UK sports teams and stadia.

No.1 market leader in hybrid grass technology

GrassMaster is a name familiar to many, as the inventors and pioneers of hybrid turf in 1989. Revolutionising the sports turf industry by delivering reinforced natural grass playing surfaces, GrassMaster hybrid turf has since been installed on over 800 pitches worldwide and is employed by global icons including Manchester United, Liverpool FC, Twickenham Stadium and Wembley Stadium.

The preferred choice of elite sport

Time and again GrassMaster hybrid pitches have been selected for the world’s biggest tournaments including the UEFA Euro Football Championship, the FIFA World Cup, and the Rugby World Cup.

  • Euro 2020 | 2016 | 2012 | 2004

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 | 2014 | 2010

  • Rugby World Cup 2015 | 2011

White Horse Contractors' exciting new partnership with GrassMaster Solutions presents an exciting opportunity for sports clubs and stadia, who will benefit from both companies’ commitment to excellence and innovation, teamed with 90+ years’ combined heritage in elite sports pitches.

Jason Douglass, White Horse Contractors Group Director, commented:

Following White Horse Contractors’ substantial growth over the past year, we are thrilled to be partnering with hybrid turf pioneers GrassMaster. Already partnering to great success with Tarkett Sports in the external sports facilities sector, our unique combination of expertise and technology introduces a powerful new hybrid pitch proposition to sports clubs and stadia.”

Already a winning team

Acquired by Tarkett Sports, GrassMaster were rebranded in 2014, benefitting from the internationally renowned group’s R&D and manufacturing might. The hybrid turf innovators are in strong company alongside leading artificial turf and athletics track manufacturers FieldTurf and Beynon Sports, both of whom have exclusive partnerships with White Horse Contractors own sister company, S&C Slatter.

White Horse Contractors’ ongoing program of investment in specialist plant, equipment and staff enables us to deliver clients one expert point of contact at every stage of their hybrid pitch delivery from design and planning through to construction.

With six decades of excellence in the design, construction and maintenance of natural and hybrid turf sports pitches, we know how to construct the highest quality sports pitches, delivering trusted solutions for clients such as Wasps Rugby Club, Chelsea Football Club and St. George’s Park. Our teams will use the latest installation technology to install GrassMaster’s leading hybrid technology on pitches we build to exacting elite performance standards.

In a challenging year for the sports industry, we’re thrilled to begin our exciting new partnership with GrassMaster, delivering world-leading hybrid turf pitches constructed to the high standards White Horse Contractors are known for.

Benjamin Huneau, General Manager GrassMaster Solutions, commented:
This new partnership is an exciting moment for our hybrid business. Our companies share similar values based on internal expertise, attention to quality and service to customers. We are convinced that White Horse contractors has a bright future in the development of high-end hybrid pitches in England and Wales. Together we will support Groundsmen, Club and Stadium Managers to get the best possible pitch every day, for every training session and every game.”

This new partnership offers a truly turn-key solution to the UK market with the ability to meet the needs of the most complex and challenging elite sport infrastructure projects.

For more information call 01865 736272 or email whc@whitehorsecontractors.co.uk