Larch Groundwork was started in 2001 by Mike Aplin. Mike is a fully qualified Sports Turf Specialist with over 20 years experience as a groundsman. He is currently a Pitch Adviser for both the FA and ECB, as well as a trained tutor for the Grounds Management Association (GMA). Matt Faulkner is the companies head mechanic and has also many years experience in groundsmanship and machinery operations. The company currently looks after multiple sports sites including Cricket, Football, Rugby, Bowls, Croquet and Tennis. Larch Groundwork is also the contractor in Nottinghamshire who holds the FA/NCB Equipment Bank - a scheme to help local clubs improve their facilities. http://www.nottinghamshirefa.com/clubs-and-leagues/club-management/facilities-support/facility-improvement-scheme/groundsman-maintenance-equipment-bank-partnership
Larch Groundwork offer a full range of pitch preparation and maintenance services including mowing, marking, aeration, scarification, rolling and brushing as well as weed treatment, fertilising and chemical treatment, seeding, top dressing, renovation and repair. Get in touch for a bespoke quotation for your requirements.
We also offer a full range of turf machinery servicing and repair - from pedestrian machines to ride on mowers and other turf equipment. Matt Faulkner our head mechanic has a fully equipped workshop and we can collect/deliver machinery from your site. We may also be able to provide temporary replacement machinery whilst yours in being repaired or replaced.
Advice on all types of sports surface preparation and maintenance
Got a particular problem or issue with your facility? We can provide expert analysis and guidance
We can point the way to the latest available assistance in technical help as well as possible funding opportunities from various sources for your club.
Pitch Improvement Pricing 2021
Clubs who have had PIP visits and a report completed by the FA are eligble for this price scheme. If you are not part of the PIP scheme then contact us for individual quotes.
If you would like to know anything more about any of the services we offer please don't hesitate to get in touch with us