Emerald Stadium, Headingley

The Location:

Emerald Stadium, Headingley.
Home of the Leeds Rhinos Rugby Team

The Requirement:

Two new grandstands being built required the extensive use of cherry pickers, which had to operate from the pitch itself.

Concerns were raised on how best to protect the sacred turf from damage.

A ground protection solution was needed that could be installed quickly and simply, and that could be removed and reused on a daily basis.

The Solution:

GroundGuards recommended MaxiTrack; a tough, lightweight plastic mat that can support vehicles up to 130 tonnes!

Weighing only 40kg each, the mats are easily handled by two workers, which meant the crews could quickly set out the mats each morning and then dismantle them again at night to allow the pitch to recover.

With overlapping flange joints firmly bolted together, a continuous modular surface was created to safely support the machinery used.

The Outcome:

The perfect solution to a bespoke need! Once again, MaxiTrack lives up to its billing as being: ‘The world’s most heavy duty, man-handleable trackway system’