Job search
Job Search

Promotional Feature: O'Brien Sports: "Investment in sport across the UK helped Team GB achieve at Rio 2016"

Investment in sport across the UK since the London 2012 Olympics helped Team GB achieve the best results ever at Rio 2016. Imagine what Britain’s athletes could accomplish at Tokyo 2020 if that investment continues.

Published in Sports Management Nov Dec 2016 issue 128
Read on turning pages | Download PDF of this issue
An investment in quality sports facilities helps athletes achieve better results / Aksonov / istock
An investment in quality sports facilities helps athletes achieve better results/ Aksonov / istock

Previously, investment in high-performance sport was minimal, and elite athletes received little financial support to help them achieve their goals. But National Lottery Funding has changed that, and access to grants and support through the programmes it runs have played a huge part both in helping the UK’s athletes improve and in the success Team GB achieved at Rio 2016. Throughout the last four years, the government and UK Sport have invested £274m.

Here at O’Brien’s we have witnessed what having better sports facilities means for communities, schools and universities, with the many sports pitch projects we have delivered across the UK.

Some of the projects we’ve delivered include:
A synthetic “Mondo” 6 lane 400m IAAF and UK Athletics track with associated field facilities and a full-size FIFA-compliant pitch on the infield at The Eastwood Academy and they’re thrilled with it, saying: “We were very impressed with O’Brien Contractors from start to finish. They assisted us with ideas in our design phase and were not only timely in their completion, but the quality of the work was outstanding. We have had many people visit our facility and have been continually informed that our track is of a superior quality to that of major international stadiums.”

We partnered with Notts Sports, a leading specialist in the design, advice and supply of artificial turf for multi-sports and playgrounds, for the installation of a 6,052m2 3G FIFA 1 star compliant surface at Warden Park Academy. Jonathan Beck, buildings and facilities manager, said: “I just wanted to drop you a line to say what a pleasure it has been to work and collaborate with your 3G site team at the academy for the duration of the build over the summer. They are a great bunch of people, exceptionally hard-working and a real credit to you and your company.”

Finding a trusted partner
In order to maximise your budget and deliver high-quality sports facilities, you need to engage with a specialist whose team of experts has a proven track record in designing and building sports projects to a diverse range of exacting client specifications.

O’Brien Sports delivers natural sports pitches used for rugby, football and cricket. It also supplies synthetic and multi-use games area pitches, with surfaces suitable for just about every sport and user – from professional sports teams to schools and communities.

Our services
O’Brien Sports offers a full range of sports pitch services, including:

• Full design and build construction projects

• Synthetic and multi-use games area (MUGA) pitches

• Pitch renovations

• Natural sports pitches

• Total solutions for sports pitches

• Infrastructure, including access roads and car parks

If you’d like to invest in the health and future of your community’s budding athletes, contact us:

Tel: 01926 319 724

Email: [email protected] so that you can get them training in plenty of time for Tokyo 2020

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Sports jobs
Everyone Active
featured job

Swimming Teachers

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Job location: Nationwide

General Manager - West Croydon

The Gym Group
Salary: Bonus
Location: Surrey, England

Accounts Payable Assistant

The Gym Group
Salary:
Location: Surrey, England

Spa Therapist

GLL
Salary: Up to £12.24 per hour (including annual leave)
Location: Notting Hill, London W10 6EX, UK

Spa Therapist

GLL
Salary: Up to £10.38 per hour (including annual leave)
Location: Welwyn Garden City AL8 6XE, UK

Spa Therapist

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum (including annual leave)
Location: Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London E2 9PJ, UK

Sales Account Manager

Technogym
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bristol

Senior Spa Therapist

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,124 per annum (based on 40 hours per wee
Location: Notting Hill, London W10 6EX, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £23,894 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Shepherd's Bush, West London

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) Part-Time

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Purley, South East London
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard) Part-Time

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Wembley, North West London

Sales Advisor

Lex Leisure
Salary:
Location: Erith, UK

Assistant Manager

Nottingham City Council
Salary: £28,785 rising to £30,507
Location: Nottingham, UK

Centre Manager

Legacy Leisure
Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Location: Vale of Glamorgan, UK

Membership Advisor

Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Penarth, UK

Duty Manager

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Leamington Spa, UK

Assistant General Manager

The Gym Group
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Hamilton, UK
recruiting with sports management

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,696 per annum
Location: Workington, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £9.00 per hour
Location: York, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,305 per annum
Location: Manchester, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £16,696 per annum
Location: Swindon, UK

Sales Manager

énergie group
Salary: Competitive
Location: Thornton Heath, UK

General Manager

énergie group
Salary: £25,000-£30,000
Location: Thornton Heath, UK

Duty Manager / Fitness Motivator

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive rate of pay
Location: Kenilworth, UK
training with sports management

Fortis Instructors

Everyone Active
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chichester, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £22,008 per annum
Location: Mitcham, UK

Sales Manager

énergie group
Salary: £19,000
Location: Cricklewood, London, UK

Receptionist

Legacy Leisure
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kidlington, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,305 per annum
Location: Cambridge, UK

Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)

GLL
Salary: Up to £18,305 per annum
Location: Cambridge, UK

Senior Recreation Assistant

GLL
Salary: Up to £19,775 per annum
Location: Cambridge, UK
lifeguard jobs  swimming teacher jobs  recreation assistant jobs  apprenticeships jobs  personal trainer jobs  Gymnastics Coach jobs  duty manager jobs  assistant manager jobs  general manager jobs  assistant general manager jobs  Catering Assistant jobs  Customer Services Advisor jobs 
More jobs

Video Gallery

Wattbike
Introducing two new products to our commercial fleet.
Visit website
More videos

Company profile

Company profile: Dyaco UK Ltd
Dyaco UK Limited offers a versatile range of world-class commercial, medical and home fitness equipment from brands including Spirit Fitness, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), Johnny G and gym80.
View full profile >
More company profiles

Featured Supplier

Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019
Crown Sports Locker will launch a waterproof locker that will open the door to facilities demanding a sustainable solution for wet changing areas.
View full details >
More featured suppliers

Diary dates

21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
More diary dates