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The Prime Minister praises Wigan Youth Zone The Prime Minister praises Wigan Youth Zone

The Prime Minister praises Wigan Youth Zone

In a recent interview at Wigan Youth Zone, Dave Whelan Chairman of Wigan Athletic, speaks proudly of the facility he played a major role in setting up. The Youth Zone, also known as Wigan Boys and Girls Club, is now the UKs largest Youth Club and was inspired by London 2012.

Thornton Sports were delighted to be involved in this exciting project, constructing 4 3G 5-a-side courts, surfaced with our in-house UK manufactured SoccerTurf™ 50M surface. Dave adds that when the Prime Minister officially opened the new facility he commented that it was the best he has ever seen in his life!

Since carrying out these works at Wigan Youth Zone, Thornton Sports have also constructed an innovative rooftop 3G 5-a-side facility at Blackburn Youth Zone. Our unique, patented SudsSports system provides an ideal light-weight construction system. We look forward to undertaking many similar projects in the near future, with works due to start on a similar high-profile facility for the Old Trafford Supporters Club this Summer.

To read the full interview with Dave Whelan just follow this link.

Meanwhile, to discuss your planned sports surfacing project call 01282 777 345 or email 

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