On Friday 14th September, Careys Civil Engineering, in partnership with Careys Foundation, commemorated the opening of a refurbished ball court for residents of Savona Estate in Battersea, London.
The ball court, officially opened by the Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Piers McCausland, joined by the US Ambassador, local councillors and children from St George’s Primary School, marked the end of a 26-day project by the Careys Civil Engineering team to completely refurbish the ball court.
After a consultation with residents about the type of play and sports facilities they would like to see, Careys Civil Engineering set about taking down the old fence and ripping up the asphalt. Subsequently, the existing football posts were reconstructed, 300mm steel plated stop-end’s were installed and the cell web inside the steel plates were filled with 4-20 lime stone. This was further covered by recycled 6F2 (a graded material) and the surface was finalised with asphalt for a smooth finish.
Finally, a new fence was put in, new goal posts and basketball nets were placed and line markings for both football and basketball were applied to the surface, with a ramp for disabled access added.
We look to positively engage and interact with the communities we work alongside. With the support of Careys Foundation we are proud to refurbish the ball court on Savona Estate, providing the local community with a great facility to enjoy a range of ball and racket sports.
The ball court, located opposite Battersea Power Station, has been refurbished as part of the community engagement Careys Civil Engineering are involved in through their works to deliver a four-storey below ground energy centre at Battersea Power Station