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Sector: Education | Leisure
Service: Building Surveying | Project Management

Multi Use Games Areas 

Hookway recently project managed the installation of an impressive new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) for St Bonaventure’s School in Bristol. This is just one example of many such projects that we have worked on in the South West.

About MUGAS

MUGAS are highly prized by all those who use them. Hookway has successfully project managed many high quality MUGA installations over the years and have gained a deep awareness of  the numerous potential associated pitfalls. 

Some of the points to be considered include;

  • location
  • size of area
  • topology of the land
  • who will be using the facility 
  • perimeter fencing 
  • access 
  • lighting
  • accessories - nets, goal posts, seats etc 

A lasting asset that can create additional revenue 

A MUGA can mean many different things to different people and everyone's' interests need to be taken into consideration. A successful installation will be a highly valued asset that is appreciated by all who use it. Previous examples of projects that we have worked on and that have really stood the test of time include a large Astroturf pitch installed on what was a steeply sloping site at St Marks School in Bath ten years ago. This pitch has proved highly popular with pupils and staff ever since. We also installed a polymeric MUGA at St. Mary Redcliffe School in Bristol  twelve years ago and have subsequently converted this to 3G. It is in constant use and has significantly boosted lettings revenue for the school since completion.

Related case studies

Holy Trinity School

Somerset local authority engaged Hookway to design and project manage the construction of a new four classroom block for Holy Trinity school in Taunton.

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Multi Use Games Areas

An impressive new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) installed for St Bonaventure’s School in Bristol is just one example of many such projects that we have undertaken.

Read full case study

Testimonial

“The whole project has been a complete success from start to finish. Hookway and the builders (HBC) were a pleasure to deal with and the project management was highly professional.”

“Tom's advice and guidance, were as usual exemplary and he helped trouble-shoot any practical problems that arose to get the work completed on time and in budget. ”

“We have just had two new class rooms constructed for our school and Hookway managed the whole project, which really took the pressure off me. They were brilliant, managing the contractors and making sure that we were all kept fully informed as the project progressed, with all updates given in a timely manner.”