Artificial Turf pitches could make a shock comeback if some Football League clubs get their way. Wycombe and Accrington are two clubs keen to reintroduce them in a bid to cut costs and increase revenue. “Within 10 years, we will see quite a number of pitches,” said Wycombe vice-chairman Brian Kane. Accrington chief executive Rob […]
Artificial Turf at Airports A study to investigate the considerations and concerns associated with airside applications of artificial turf was conducted using input from the Synthetic turf manufacturers and by administering and discussing questionnaire surveys via site visits to airports. These site visits were scheduled with some airports that already had installed artificial turf plots and […]
First Artificial Turf Game! A full international fixture for the 2008 European Championships was played on 17 October 2007 between England and Russia on an artificial surface. The artificial grass was installed to counteract adverse weather conditions, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It was one of the first full international games to be played […]
Since the early 1990s, the use of synthetic grass has moved rapidly beyond sports/athletic fields to residential and commercial landscaping, particularly in more arid regions. This trend has been driven by the dramatic improvement in the quality and variety of available synthetic and artificial grasses, the reduced cost of maintenance and care compared to natural […]
In 1969, Franklin Field, the gridiron stadium of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, switched from grass to artificial turf. Also home of the Philadelphia Eagles, it was the first National Football League stadium to use artificial turf. Also home of the Philadelphia Eagles, it was the first National Football League stadium to use artificial […]
Artificial turf was first used in Major League Baseball in the Houston Astrodome in 1966, replacing the grass field used when the stadium opened a year earlier. Even though the grass was specifically bred for indoor use, the dome”s semi-transparent Lucite ceiling panels, which had been painted white to cut down on glare which bothered […]
Artificial grass / turf first gained substantial attention in the 1960s, when it was used in the newly constructed Astrodome in Houston, Texas. David Chaney – the Dean of the North Carolina State University College of Textiles – headed the team of Research Triangle Park researchers who created the first notable artificial turf. That accomplishment […]
Artificial grass or turf is a surface manufactured from synthetic fibers made to look like natural grass. It is most often used in arenas for sports that were originally or are normally played on grass. However, it is now being used on residential lawns and commercial applications as well. The main reason is maintenance – […]
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Drought should force football clubs to consider artificial turf – Football pitches require lots of water and energy to maintain. Artificial grass could reduce their environmental impact. Artificial turf got something of a bad name for itself during the 1980s within the world of English football. Clubs such as Luton Town, Oldham Athletic, Preston North […]
The operators of the beautiful Pavilion Gardens in the picturesque spa town of Buxton new have been delighted with the scores of children playing on the newly installed equipment. However the popularity is causing the area to be ruined because the natural grass turning into mud, children are turning up in wellies !! But not for long…. High Peak Borough […]
NoMow has just launched its new Lawns catalogue for the next season. This 20 page full colour guide features its brand new range of realistic, fabulous looking and performing grasses, as well as a range of associated products and services including grass for hire. States Michael Tittershill MD, “We hope we have created an ‘Essential Guide’ to […]
Nomow saw its sales increase by almost 40% in April and May compared with last year and despite the recent change in weather bringing much needed rain to Britain’s thirsty gardens and farm fields, June sales are looking to continue this trend. “It is a fact that the recent rain has come too late for […]
March 2011 sees the launch of a brand new range of architectural garden grasses. “Artificial grasses are not all the same”, states Steve Wright – Operations Manager. “Here at Nomow we operate a rolling product improvement programme and these three new grasses are the result of development work started nearly two years ago. The brief, to […]
There was little rest for Nomow staff over the 2010 Christmas break. This years close down period was used to good effect as Nomow moved its central operations twelve miles along the A6 to Dove Holes near Buxton, Derbyshire. The new 20,000 square feet call centre and warehousing facility now allows Nomow’s extensive stock of artificial […]
Playdale Play Equipment manufacturers and installers have recently surpassed all records in selling Nomow artificial grass products together with their extensive range of quality play equipment. “Nomow have long been a, quality, reliable partner to Playdale and its great to see our continued joint success”. Said a spokesman.
The end of October sees all records broken in Nomow’s 12 year history. States Nomow’s Managing Director Michael Tittershill. “We are absolutely delighted by the results we have recently posted. We have not only grown our sales, but grown significantly our customer base both UK and abroad. It proves that good companies, even in these […]
The proud owner of a highly visited show garden has recently chosen to install 400m2 of Nomow’s ‘Orchard’ product. “Even in summer, the natural grass just cannot take the many numbers of visitors”, stated Mr Goldberg. “ We are delighted with Nomow’s fast, efficient service so far and really looking forward to the final result”.
After a brief period checking out and trailing the competition; Timberline one of the UK best respected play equipment manufacturers has returned to dealing exclusively with Nomow. “Its a pleasure working with old team again”, stated a partner at Timberline.
Head of Gorton Mount School in Manchester Ms Carol Powell is pleased indeed with the recently installed, 2200m2 of Nomow’s ‘Extreme’ product. “This area was basically unusable after rain and out of use for 8 months of the year. Nomow grass has changed that. Nomow were fantastic, they considered the schools activities throughout, providing little […]
Fawns Play Equipment Limited, one of the UK’s premier play equipment manufactures and installers have seen record sales this year leading to record levels of installations of Nomow safety grass surfaces on their sites.
Ribblesdale Hall got the Nomow grass treatment this week. Barry Turner the Halls owner decided that the high maintenance, struggling natural grass simply wasn’t doing his magnificent home the justice it deserved. Nomow was chosen for the supply and installation of a significant area of ‘Orchard’ product in a prominent position. “It was a privilege […]
“Superior grass, professional approach and best prices”. The reasons Mrs Valerie Upton Head of Petts Hill Primary School, Uxbridge, Middlesex chose Nomow after speaking to several artificial grass companies. 700m2 Luxury Advance and Extreme.
900 square metres of artificial grass was recently installed at Elworth Primary School in Sandbach Cheshire. The Head and Board of Governors chose Nomow to install artificial grass in an area, wet and boggy for most of the year and are delighted that they now have soft, safe play surface usable 12 months of the […]
Nomow beat all competition and has recently supplied a fourth play area rebuild contract for the unique Learning Tree chain of Garden Centres. Proprietor, Bryn Orme says, “It is so important for the children to have excellent, safe outdoor play facilities usable 12 months a year. Nomow grass complies with this ethos.”