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White Horse Contractors Ltd


Principal Contractors Pitch Division Multi-sports Division Natural Sportsturf Division

White Horse Contractors Limited (Est. 1957) is a leading company specialising in the design and construction of natural and artificial sports surfaces as well as rennovations and drainage, golf courses and equestrian facilities, wetlands and lakes.  Clients include Sports Clubs, Schools, Universities and Local Authorities as well as Architects, Developers and Main Contractors.

Through a process of Design, Development and Delivery, we pride ourselves on the production of first class facilities, for both professional sports users and grass roots/leisure users. Early involvement of our in-house team of consultants and engineers allow us to provide practical solutions for construction and renovation, from earthworks and drainage through to surfacing and maintenance, to ensure an optimal balance between quality and cost.  Our Contracts Department realise this design vision, utilising our team of highly experienced personnel and a class-leading fleet of specialist plant.

The company enjoys a UK wide coverage which is facilitated by operational bases in both Oxfordshire and North Yorkshire. Other company strengths include:

  • Skilled and experienced workforce – all operators are trained and hold both CSCS and CPCS
  • Specialists at both new build and renovation / resurface projects
  • WHC owns the largest fleet of specialist sportsturf trenchers in the UK which is closely supported by an extensive fleet of company owned and maintained plant
  • ISO9001 accredited

WHC are currently members of:

  • LDCA
  • BALI
  • STRI
  • AGCC
  • IOG

We are also CHAS, EXOR and Construction Line accredited

Significant Projects undertaken include:

  • Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park - Wetland and Soft Landscaping opened as part of the London 2012 Olympic Games and for which we received a BALI National Award.
  • Welsh Rugby Union - Construction of an IRB Certified 3G Pitch as well as various natural turf pitches on the site used by the FAW, Cardiff City FC and the Cardiff Blues.
  • Chelsea FC Training Academy - 12 natural grass pitches and a FIFA 2Star 3G pitch at Chobham in Surrey.
  • Ascot Racecourse - The new track construction.
  • St Georges Park - Construction of the Phase I natural grass pitches together with two 3G pitches for the FA.
  • Saracens RFC – New 3G training pitch and sprint track, St Albans.
  • Durham & Lancashire County Cricket Grounds – Reconstruction of cricket outfield

For anyone considering the construction or renovation of sports and leisure facilities, White Horse Contractors will add value to your project.

Contact Details:

Head Office
Dr James Welsh
White Horse Contractors Ltd
Barrow Farm
Faringdon Road
OX13 6UX

Tel  +44 (0) 1865 736272
Fax  +44 (0) 1865 326176

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Registered in England & Wales
Registration Number 00589121