Tennis court floodlighting - Sovereign Sports

Do you need tennis court floodlighting? Sovereign Sports are specialists in the construction and installation of retractable floodlights for clients in Kent, Surrey, Sussex, London and across the South of England. Our retractable floodlighting systems are ideal for private tennis courts, allowing you to get more use out of your court at times that are more convenient to you.

How do retractable floodlights work?

Our retractable floodlight system is made up of eight columns which can be mounted directly on to your current fencing. This means you can avoid having any lengthy excavation and trench digging works during set up. Conveniently, the columns are powder coated to suit the surrounding fencing and look smart on any court.

When they are in the down position the lights sit at the same height as the fence. When the columns extend they reach a height of around 5 metres (16 foot) which offers an even distribution of light across the court. The lamps are 500w so they provide plenty of strength, but the light is well directed too which means you can play late into the evening while causing very little light pollution.

Who are they for?

Retractable floodlighting is perfect for private tennis courts because it’s less obtrusive and far more neighbour-friendly that static lighting. They allow you to enjoy all of the benefits of standard floodlights without the negative aspects of a prominent appearance or a long setup time.

They are also ideal if you are having trouble getting planning permission; authorities are usually far more willing to grant permission if your lights are retractable.

Tailor-made to your requirements

Whether you have a single private tennis court or a larger facility, Sovereign Sports is happy to tailor make the system to your requirements. We have many years of experience in dealing with all forms of tennis court construction and are trusted by clients across the country.

Local authorities and tennis clubs can also make use of retractable floodlighting, but might prefer a static lighting system set up. We are always happy to chat through your specific requirements and make recommendations for your tennis court. Don’t hesitate to get in contact to speak to a member of our team about it.

Maintaining retractable floodlighting

Don’t worry if you’ve never had floodlights before; retractable lights are easy to operate and virtually maintenance free. You use a simple telescopic action to raise and lower the lights and changing the bulb is very easy. The fact that they can be retracted to the height of the fence means that they are far easier to get to if you do ever require any maintenance to be performed.

Get in touch

If you are interested in having floodlights installed, give us a call today on 01634 684 235 and a member of the team will be happy to talk through the details with you. Alternatively you can fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Surfaces

Sovereign Sports offer a range of synthetic surfaces suitable for Multi use play. Ranging from Matchplay2, which is a 6mm sand dressed synthetic surface through to Conqueror 60 MF 3rd Generation 60 mm sand and rubber infill, ideal for five-side football. more

Fencing

Our company provides two systems as standard, tubular or angle iron powder coated in either green or black, installed around the perimeter of the court to a height of a 2.75m (9ft). There is a vast array of fencing systems on the market today, so if you have something in mind please don’t hesitate to contact us. more

Maintenance

All surfaces need regular maintenance to retain good condition, whether it is porous macadam, synthetic clay, synthetic grass. Every surface should be swept clean and all leaves, pine needles, detritus and rubbish should be removed on a weekly basis more

Associated Work

Along with our main concern, being the construction of tennis courts and sports surfaces. We also carry out a wide range of associated works and optional extras which include double edge perimeters, personalised fencing posts, practice walls, retaining walls, paths, patio areas, steps and landscaping to the surround of the court. more