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About Grimshaw Sports

About Grimshaw Sports 0

Our background is in Civil Engineering and Sports Construction so we come from the view point of making things to last and designed to suit the varied needs of our clients. Our Sports Construction Division has been operating in Gloucestershire and the surrounding Counties since 1947 so we have a vast knowledge of sports equipment.

We are still a family owned and run business with a highly experienced team who cares about providing excellent customer care that is both knowledgeable and friendly. The company has our name on it and we love the fact that we have many repeat customers.

* If you are not quite sure which product is best for you then give us a shout for advice.

* If you are looking at making multiple purchases then we bulk offer discounts.

* If you need something that you can't see on our site then we can try and source it for you.

Our customers vary from the private individual to sports clubs, educational establishments, local authorities and businesses. We do not sell ‘everything sports’ but specialise in providing quality Sports Hardware at competitive prices. The vast majority of our goods are manufactured in the UK as we like to Buy British whenever possible to support our manufacturers and enable us to monitor quality. It also helps to minimise the environmental impact through reducing travel miles.

Grimshaw Sports is not just a shop front, it is a company with a wealth of knowledge, experience and an ongoing commitment to quality and customer service.

Moss On Your Tennis Court 0

Sports Court Moss Killer.

Perfect for keeping your court looking good and avoiding any potential weed damage. Qualgex can be used to treat algae, moss and lichen on external hard surfaces including artificial sports surfaces, patios, tarmac, headstones and concrete paths. It also has a cleaning action which brightens the surface.

A fully registered HSE biocide containing citric acid and penetrant to aid efficacy.
Highly active and long lasting product and rapid acting, results seen within 48 hours. Effective against all types of algae, Moss and lichen but not suitable for use on grass and turf.

Qualgex can be used at any time of year (as long as temperatures are above 6 degrees C to a wide variety of external hard surfaces. It can be applied by brush, mop or surface spray and is ideally used when the algae/moss/lichen is actively growing and conditions are moist.
It is essential surfaces to be cleaned are thoroughly wetted with the product. With many of the cushion mosses a second treatment may be necessary. Please read product label before use.

Pack size - 5 litre bottle. Pack coverage - 500m².

  • Adrian Wherrett
  • Tags: tennis
Grimshaw Sports Construction Services

Grimshaw Sports Construction Services 0

Established in 1947 Grimshaw Construction has a formidable reputation for quality.  Our Construction and Civil Engineering services are available in Gloucestershire and the surrounding Counties enabling us to use our own labour force and direct management support.

Client relationships remain of paramount importance to us and we continue to enjoy many very long-term relationships – a testament to the trust that we have earned over the years.  Our clients range from large business organisations like the Jockey Club and SAPA through to Schools, Colleges, Local Authorities and numerous private individuals.

Our Civil Engineering experience allows us to take on a wide variety of contracts, taking them through from design to construction depending on client requirements.

As a sports and play surfaces contractor since 1947, Grimshaw has been at the forefront of sports construction practices with methods developed by the company now used as the standard in the construction of tennis courts.

Grimshaw Group is a founder member and Principal Contractor of The Sports and Play Construction Association whose primary purpose is to promote high standards of design and construction for all sports facilities.

As a 3rd generation family business we pride ourselves in treating every project individually, providing clients with bespoke and cost effective solutions, delivered by our highly skilled work force and long established network of trusted suppliers.  Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Which Lobster Tennis Ball Machine 0

If you need help deciding which Lobster Ball Machine best suits your requirements then please contact us.

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  • Kerry Grimshaw
  • Tags: tennis

How to Lift Hinged Rugby Posts Safely 0

We supply three different types of Hinged Ruby Post Lifters two of which require the use of a tractor.  If you are unsure which suits you best then please Contact Us to discuss your requirements.




The Hinged Post Assembly Roller allows users to safely erect and dismantle a set of hinged posts in a controlled manner. Designed to be mounted onto an appropriate tractor roll bar using two heavy duty 'U' bolt brackets. The upright rolls along the device allowing easy installation and dismantling in a controlled manner before being lifted off by a suitable number of persons (the tractor must ideally be fitted with an angled or adjustable roll bar, brackets will fit up to a 76mm square bar).  View video here...





The hinged rugby post lifter system is designed to enable the safe installation and dismantling of our hinged rugby posts. This device should be used with an appropriate tractor to allow the upright to move along the rollers in a controlled manner. A minimum of two people should oversee the process.  View video here...





This winched rugby post lifter system is designed to enable safe installation and dismantling of our hinged rugby posts. This device is used primarily for hinged Millenium Rugby and Aluminium Rugby Posts. This new design allows for groundsmen to raise their hinged rugby posts without the need for a tractor or other motorised vehicle. The post is raised using a 650kg winch and 6mm galavanised wire rope, working in conjunction with a pulley system.  View video here...

  • Kerry Grimshaw
  • Tags: rugby

Football Goal Post Safety 0

football goal post safety

Goal post safety is something we take seriously and only supply goals that meet all the relevant safety standards. It is also essential that anyone who purchases a goal considers the safety implications.

  • Kerry Grimshaw
  • Tags: football
Choosing your Football Net

Choosing your Football Net 0

standard football netstraight back football netbox football net

There are three principle profiles within the world of football nets: Standard, Straight Back or Box.

  • Dan Norman
  • Tags: football

Tennis Court Grit 0

grit for tennis courts

An excellent surface for private tennis courts with benefit that it can be “adjusted” to suit your style of play as the proportion of loose grit changes the speed of the play, height of bounce and degree of slip. It is also kinder on the knees!

  • Kerry Grimshaw
  • Tags: tennis