Case study

CastleHaven Community association

October 20, 2014

CastleHaven Community association

What we did...

Schools360 and Playfiveaside approached Castlehaven Community Association to redevelop its desolate tarmac space. It was a magnificent space but was very under utilised and Castlehaven saw the potential of redeveloping the space.

After lengthy negotiations Castlehaven set several conditions:

The pitch must be a multi sports surface allowing for all sports to be played.
Markings for netball, hockey and football were essential.
New goals were required.
A member of staff was required on site at all times.
All maintenance was to be carried out by Schools360 and Playfiveaside.

A new 9 a side football pitch was developed that could be divided via netting into 3 5 a side pitches. Markings were provided for both hockey and netball and the storage space next to the football pitch was converted into a tuck shop office to allow for site management.

Schools360 continues to run and manage this facility 9am-10pm Monday-Sunday with hours dedicated in this for community use and school hire.

“We were nervous at first but couldnt believe the revenue generated from an idea so simple”
Shay Tripp
Castlehaven Community Association

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