What sports hall design resources do you recommend?
Continental Sports offers a free of charge sports hall design consultancy service. All we ask in return is that we are invited to quote to supply the equipment to your hall. We have fitted out more sports halls than any other company in the UK and have probably seen most issues before so we would be delighted to share our experience and knowledge with you.
Sport England provides a very useful guidance note on sports hall design. The first covers all aspects of design of the building including ancillary areas outside the hall itself. This document includes discussions on lighting, colours, changing rooms, construction types etc. - download Sport England Sports Halls: Design.
Sport England also publish a document containing information on the sizes of sports pitches and courts at various levels of play, has been amended and updated in consultation with sporting National Governing Bodies. Please note that there remain certain compromises that are necessary when trying to accommodate a range of sports in one hall and some of the individual guidance must be adjusted in certain circumstances. Continental Sports has significant experience of installing equipment in a multi-sports environment and the compromises necessary, and we would be pleased to discuss with you the current typical practice and compromises that projects are undertaking. Download "Comparative Sizes - Pitches & Courts" document.