Discount Grass Maintenance Provided by GMS

Northumberland FA are delighted to have entered into a partnership which will see benefit for grass pitches in Northumberland through Grounds Maintenance Specialists (GMS).

Affiliated clubs in Northumberland will be able to take advantage of special rates from the North East grass maintenance company.

Below is the reduced price list for services provided for the average senior pitch, aprrox. 6000 sq metres 94m x 64m:
Solid Tine Aeration - £250
Fertilising @30gms/sq. m Budget - £190
Slow Release - £300
Herbicide Application - £170
Grass over Seeding: 2 bags per pitch - £260
Scarifying - £120
Collection and disposal of arisings - £120
Grass Cutting - £35

Pitch Marking:
Senior - £70 (Initial Marking), £16 (Over Marking)
Junior + 9v9 - £60 (Initial Marking, £14 (Over Marking)
7v7 - £45 (Initial Marking, £12 (Over Marking)

After establishing the deal with GMS, Andrew Cook, Commercial Manager for Northumberland FA, said: “We are delighted to partner with such a high quality, professional operation like GMS, we are sure that this partnership will provide cost-effective grass maintenance solutions for all clubs playing under the banner of Northumberland FA.

“I encourage any club looking to have work done on their pitch this summer to contact GMS for our heavily discounted prices.”

A spokesperson from GMS added: “Grounds Maintenance Specialists Limited specialise in sports pitch maintenance and have been maintaining grounds and sports pitches in the North East since 1997.

"Our partnership with the NFA is an exciting opportunity for ourselves and will benefit local football teams and improve their grounds.

"Our aim will be to raise awareness of the importance of regular pitch maintenance by offering clubs advice on the maintenance they can carry out themselves as well as the more specialist maintenance we can offer."

To find out more about GMS please call 01670 707844 or visit their website at