Request Ground VisitThe area where cricket clubs can request a ground visit from GCF County Pitch Advisors.
Gloucestershire Grounds Association are here to help all clubs and within our County we have qualified Pitch Advisors that are here to help and support you.
Types of reports and costs*
- Full Detailed Report – inclusive of Performance Quality Standard (PQS) Assessments and/or detailed pitch assessment for square or outfields resulting in the production of a report. £250 – £350
- Machinery Report – this will cover all key machinery and will be supportive to relevant grant applications. £100 – £150
- Short Reports – undertaking basic advisory assessments including visual inspections resulting in the production of a short report. £100 – £150
- Verbal Meeting – opportunity to speak to our County Pitch Advisor onsite for guidance and support. £30 – £70
*These costs are dictated by the GMA and are the same in all Counties across the Country. Depending upon your situation, there may be the opportunity for supporting these costs in exceptional circumstances.
How to request a report
GCF County Pitch Advisor Visit request form
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Please download and complete the GCF County Pitch Advisor visit request form.Download
Submit your visit request form
Once you have submitted your form, a GCF County Pitch Advisor in your area will be in contact to arrange a suitable date and time to visit your club.
Steve Silk / Chief Executive Officer
Steve has a relentless drive and determination for continual improvement and supported by a great team, the charity goes from strength to strength. Specifically, Steve manages the managers of the charity, leads on all aspects of finance, governance and strategy, as well as overseeing all facility projects and capital grant projects.
Personally, Steve is an avid all round sports fan (especially for his beloved Wolverhampton Wanderers), a husband, a father of two little beauties and a player and volunteer at his local cricket club, Chippenham CC.