Over the summer of 2016, our brand new synthetic 3G pitch was laid by McArdle Sport Tec so to keep everyone up to date we posted photos on a day-to-day basis on progress at Maes Tegid!

Day 82 – Friday, 23rd September. Finished.

day82a day82b day82c day82dDay 81 – Thursday, 22nd September. Goals and dugout being erected.

day81a day81bDay 80 – Wednesday, 21st September. The fences are all complete and the goals are being formed!

day80a day80b day80c day80d day80e day80fDay 75 – Friday, 16th September.


Day 74 – Thursday, 15th September – finishing touches…

day74a day74b day74c day74dDay 71 – Monday, 12th September – the rubber pellets are going down!

day71a day71b day71c day71d day71eDay 69 – Saturday, 10th September – the lines are complete and sand is going down!

day69a day69b day69c day69dDay 68 – Friday, 9th September – more grass appears!

day68a day68b day68c day68d day68e day68f day68g day68hDay 67 – Thursday, 8th September.

day67a day67b day67cDay 66 – Wednesday, 7th September. Turf laying has begun!

day66a day66b day66c day66dDay 65 – Tuesday, 6th September. The turf has arrived! Gates are also going up.

day65a day65b day65c day65dDay 61 – Friday, 2nd September. Fencing is complete. We are ready for the ‘grass’!

day61a day61b day61c day61dDay 60 – Thursday, 1st September. Shock padding is complete!

day60a day60b day60cDay 59 – Wednesday, 31st August. Fencing work and shock pad layer continues.

day59a day59b day59cDay 58 – Tuesday, 30th August. Goal bases complete, fences being erected and shock padding starting to be laid.

day58a day58b day58c day58d day58eDay 55 – Saturday, 27th August. Creating holes for the goalposts!

day55b day55aDay 54 – Friday, 26th August. Filling in the edging between the pitch and footpaths. Plus we had a visit from representatives from Gwynedd Council, Ysgol y Berwyn and the Bala and Penllyn Sports Association!


day54a day54bDay 53 – Thursday, 25th August. Quite a large delivery has arrived ready for next week!

day53aDay 52 – Wednesday, 24th August. The asphalt is finished ready for the shockpad layer and fencing.

day52a day52b day52cDay 51 – Tuesday, 23rd August. Thornbury Sports have laid around three quarters of the first layer of asphalt and finished the far path.

day51a day51b day51c day51dDay 50 – Monday, 22nd August. The asphalt has arrived! Far paths finished and the goal storage area.

day50a day50b day50c day50dDay 46 – Thursday, 18th August. Concrete work begins!

day46a day46bDay 40 – Friday, 12th August. Fencing posts all complete.

day40a day40b day40cDay 36 – Monday, 8th August.

day36Day 32 – Thursday, 4th August. Fencing work continues.

day32Day 31 – Wednesday, 3rd August. Fencing work started by installing poles along the far side and corner in the Town end.

day31a day31b day31cDay 30 – Tuesday, 2nd August. Preparation for fencing.day30aDay 24 – Wednesday, 27th July. Stonework all complete, asphalt arriving next week. Formation of home and away dugouts created.day24a day24b day24cDay 22 – Monday, 25th July. More stone work by laying a final layer of stone before the asphalt arrives.
day22a day22b day22cDay 20 – Saturday, 23rd July. Finishing laying stones, installing the soak-away and forming the paths.
day20a day20bDay 19 – Friday, 22nd July. More stones being laid, path at far end also being formed ready for asphalt next week.
day19a day19b day19cDay 18 – Thursday, 21st July. Drainage all finished, third of the way through laying stone layer, curbing around the pitch finished.

day18a day18b day18c day18dDay 17 – Wednesday, 20th July – Drainage almost complete, stones being laid.day17Day 16 – Tuesday, 19th July.day19a day19bDay 15 – Monday, 18th July. Installing the drainage!day15a day15bDay 13 – Saturday, 16th July. Levels finished, ready for drainage.day13Day 10 – Wednesday, 13th July. Preparation for levels.day9Day 9 – Tuesday, 12th July. Most of topsoil cleared and paths lifted ready for the drainage.

day8a day8bDay 8 – Monday, 11th July

day7Day 5 – Friday, 8th July.

day5aDay 3 – Wednesday, 6th July.day3

day3bDay 2 – Tuesday, 5th July. Up comes the grass!day2a day2bDay 1 – Monday, 4th July – Work begins!nigelmain