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Cornwall Cricket Academy, Cornwall

Construction of new academy jointly funded by the English Cricket Board and Truro College. The project is regarded as the model for future academies, which necessitated close liaison with the ECB in respect of the lighting design.

NDC were appointed for the outline designs and specifications for the mechanical and electrical services.  Particular attention and research was undertaken for the lighting solutions, which is now the standard for all other new centres in the UK.



Extensive research and development of appropriate lighting solutions for practice nets has been undertaken by NDC, resulting in this academy being cited as the national standard.



Funding is made up of a grant from Sport England Club Community Development Programme and National Sports Foundation which are administered by the ECB.



As well as providing a base for young cricketers, established players, clubs and elite development squads, the Building will also be the base for the Cornwall Cricket Development Department.