Quality Sports Sand in Dorset
Here at MB Wilkes, a family-owned sand and gravel quarry in Dorset, we supply high quality sports sand for a range of recreational uses, such as pitch dressing and turf areas. Our sports sand is available for collection or local delivery in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, and comes in bulk bags, maxi bags or loose.
Our selection of naturally sourced sports sand benefits from many valuable properties, including excellent natural drainage. Good drainage is crucial for almost all sports grounds which means our sand is suitable for a wide range of recreational uses, including, football and rugby pitches, domestic lawns and amenity turf.
Your sports sand options
- Silica Arena Sand - between 25 and 63 microns, this sand is ideal for equestrian use as it helps the horse grip, run safely and comfortably and absorb impacts.
- Imported Washed Sand 0-2mm – a good all-round sand that can be used for a number of recreational uses, such as surface dressing of lawns, sports fields, goal mouths, golf courses, bunkers, bowling greens etc.
- Double Washed Sand – a high quality sand washed twice to remove almost all impurities and is suitable for golf bunkers, long jump pits and play pits, among other uses.
Important qualities of sports sand
The quality sports sand at MB Wilkes benefits from the following properties:
- Air filled porosity – this allows for good aeration and drainage.
- Low maintenance – your sports sand is easy to apply and maintain.
- Naturally & locally sourced – as we have our own quarry, we can trace exactly where the sand has come from.
- Washed sand – this means the sand has been cleaned of any unwanted particles for a smooth finish.
- Durable aggregate – depending on the type of sand, it will include aggregates to improve durability.