Advantage Sports Consultancy
Expert Sports Facility Services
Peter Gordon MRICS
Sports Facility Professional
An experienced sports consultant to support facility development and sports development.
Chartered Surveyor and qualified sports coach experienced in all aspects of project management.
15 years of experience with Sport Governing Bodies and sportscotland, the national agency for sport.
Key contacts in Leisure Trusts and Local Authority sports development departments
A strong record of securing funding for sports venues to develop and deliver their facility project.
Developing Places for Sport
Determining Project Potential
Getting advice early ensures that you identify the correct project and work towards a successful outcome. Feasibility studies will look at location, technical specification, sustainability and availability of funding. Discussions can include key partners from governing bodies and local authorities. Your venue can progress your project with confidence.
An initial no obligation discussion is available to agree the scope of service required and set out realistic project timescales.
We Create Places for Sport
We are uniquely placed to offer both specialist technical advice to deliver a high quality facility alongside sports development advice to develop your club programme. Our service includes budget advice for capital and revenue costs, sinking funds and maintenance costs. We advise on specification and design to ensure you meet your sporting requirements and secure competitive tenders from experienced contractors. We will work with you to develop a high quality project with clear outcomes and good sporting impact.
Making it Happen
Securing funding is essential to achieve your project. We have worked with clubs over many years identifying potential sources of funding, assisting with the preparation of applications and putting together a funding package to deliver projects. Having also worked for the largest Scottish funder of sports projects and assessed many funding applications we understand what makes a successful application and what funding bodies are looking for. We will work with you to highlight the strengths of your project to give you the best chance of success.
Edinburgh Park is one of the largest development sites within the city with over 700,000 sq feet of office space, 1800 homes and leisure facilities planned to create an urban village. Advantage have been retained to plan the sport, leisure and active recreation provision across the site including an innovative 'pop-up' padel venue.
We are delighted to be working with Sportlabs Technology to develop and grow their award winning Clubspark platform. This easy to use cloud based system brings clear benefits to managing clubs and Advantage have been retained to work with new venues and sports to introduce Clubspark.
Thistle Tennis and Padel Club in Edinburgh have two top class padel courts and the latest artificial clay surface on 6 tennis courts. Advantage have provided project management services and will now be working on the next phase to secure funding and permissions for LED lighting and a CIA Smartgate access system.
Thistle Tennis and Padel