Sports Surface Testing ?

Looking after your Safety!

Test… Measure…Certify.

Sports Equipment Testing


Playground Equipment/Surfaces

Making you compliant !


Sports Facilities


Welcome to CST-Global, Centre for Sports Technology.

Providing worldwide Independant Testing services for Sports & recreation facilities, materials and equipment since 1984
Our company has been established for over 30 years. Within this time we have gained a vast knowledge and seen many changes and advances within our business sector. We have lead the way in standards and certifications of Sports Surface testing and Sports equipment testing which have to be met to keep the safety of others.

We pride ourselves in our professional and efficient business services that we can offer to you 

The Centre for Sports Technology Ltd (CST) is the leading and longest established independent UK laboratory devoted solely to the testing of synthetic sports surfaces and sports equipment. With a total of seven experienced senior scientific staff, it has available more than 100 man-years’ experience of testing synthetic sports surfaces, both in the laboratory and on site.
Its work extends over athletics tracks, synthetic turf pitches (hockey, football and multi-sports), tennis courts, bowls greens, netball and basketball courts, multi-sports areas, sports hall floorings, children’s playground surfacing and synthetic ski slopes. Since it was established in 1984, staff of CST have inspected and tested synthetic turf pitches and  athletics tracks, both in the UK and overseas, including the facilities for the Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney Olympic Tournaments, and the Vancouver, Kuala Lumpur and Manchester Commonwealth Games.

We can also offer Consultancy services and Key stage testing for Sports facilities. Please visit our Sister site for more information MSc-Global

3g Pitch Testing

If you have a 3g Pitch it has to be tested every 3 years to conform with FA standards. CST can perform this test for you. Contact us now for a quotation and an appointment.

IAAF Track Test

As a manufacturer and supplier of synthetic sports surfaces, you will already be familiar with the testing and accreditation arrangements operated by The IAAF. CST-Global is formally accredited by The IAAF to test both Athletics surfacing products and track facilities, indoor and outdoor, to their published standards. Contact us now for your quotation and appointment.

ITF Court Test

CST-Global we are formally accredited by the ITF to test tennis court surfacing products to their classification system. Contact us now for your quotation and appointment.

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