Sports Flooring Case Studies

Nellakir have undertaken a large number of major projects over the last 15 years including major sporting venues, well known schools, municipal facilities and local sports areas. To illustrate this, here are 5 key case studies

Sprung Timber Sports Flooring Case Study

Victorian State Netball and Hockey Centre

Architects Bligh Lobb Pink Pty Ltd
Builder Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd
Brief Construction of two major competition courts suitable for the elite performance level of indoor sports – specifically netball, as well as a secondary hall with three ST2 Courts. To be used for the preliminary rounds at the 2006 Commonwealth Games hosted in Melbourne.
Special features Stumpthrust two system – Messmate flooring 3,030m²
Completed January 2001
Annual maintenance provided by Nellakir Pty Ltd

Sprung Timber Sports Flooring Case Study

Victorian State Basketball Centre, Knox

Architects Mantric Architectures
Builder Devco
Brief The Knox Basketball Centre located in Wantirna in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs has been purpose built to host the elite level of basketball sports in Victoria. National games and state championships as well as constant local competitions are played and participated in here. Eventually it is envisaged that major NBL games will be televised from this location.
Special features Three show courts utilising PR2 system multisport flooring
Three general courts utilising PR1 system Messmate flooring
Completed April 2012

Sprung Timber Sports Flooring Case Study

St Kevins College, Toorak

Architects Henderson and Lodge
Builder JA Dodd Pty Ltd
Brief St Kevins College is a prestigious Catholic college and one of Melbourne’s most recognised elite private schools. The new court is primarily devoted to basketball but occasionally is used for other indoor sports such as volleyball.
Special features 1,291m² PR2 system, Tasmanian oak flooring
Completed January 2006
Maintenance provided by Nellakir annually.

Sprung Timber Sports Flooring Case Study

Eagle Stadium – Werribee Fitness Centre

Architects William Ross
Builder Watpac Constructions
Brief Located in Melbourne's outer west, The Eagle Stadium boasts the largest indoor court facility in the entire west of the city, with twelve indoor, multipurpose, sprung timber courts. Nellakir constructed all twelve courts.
Special features 2 Show Courts – ST3 Stump Thrust Vic Ash flooring
10 Competition Courts – ST2 Stump Thrust Vic Ash flooring
Completed 2015

Sports Stadium Sprung Timber Flooring

Keilor Stadium

Architects Mantric Architecture
Builder 2 Construct
Brief The Keilor Basketball Stadium is a medium sized suburban indoor sports stadium configurable as 3 basketball courts, 3 netball courts, 3 volleyball courts or 4 badminton courts. Nellakir were commissioned to construct the courts with a 2,613m² ASF PR2 sprung timber flooring system made from select Victorian Ash. Additional construction included fixed seating.
Special features Flooring coated with ASF Active Sports Finish
Completed Sept 2015
Annual maintenance plan provided.

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