ISTeC have almost 3 decades of experience, covering all aspects of sports surfaces for a broad range of sports. Our expertise encompasses all project stages, from inception and feasibility to agronomy, management and trouble-shooting.

Funding Initiative

Support in applications for all funding sources, including planning and developing a project.

Technical assessments & Feasibility Studies

Site assessment with surveys, soil analysis, turf, drainage and irrigation assessment, existing facilities reviews, budget forecasting.

Planning & Design

Design of all types of sports surfaces.

Specifications, bills and plans.

Documentation including reports, specifications, contract documents, Health & Safety/CDM, tender compilation, drawings, plans, Bills of Quantities.


Preparation of select list, invitations, tender evaluation. Tender documentation and selection of contractors.

Contract Management

Site monitoring, quality control of workmanship and materials, CDM, testing, programming, certification.

Performance Assessment

Quality standards, maintenance checks, best-value benchmarking/ cost-benefit analyses.

  • Grow-in management.
  • Set-up of maintenance systems and support by our expert staff.
  • International turf management specialists.
  • Turf agronomy: for temperate, tropical and arid conditions.
  • Project development programmes.

Staff CPD

Continuing Professional Development training, seminars, claims, arbitration.


Agronomy, drainage, irrigation, etc.

Annual monitoring

'Health-check’ visits, long-term planning and development policies.

Expert Witness Services

ISTeC consultant's expertise extends into assistance with claims and arbitration.