We are a market leader in sports lighting and our equipment can be found throughout the UK, from the smallest of local council sports facility through to Trent Bridge and Lords.


We specialise in providing a true one stop solution to cover all aspects from initial concepts through installation to maintenance.  We call this the Abacus Advantage.







Blakedown Sport and Play Limited, are a leading sports construction company covering the whole of the UK and part of the larger Blakedown Holdings plc group.


Within the group, we operate in two main areas, Sport and Play, involving the construction of sports facilities, both natural and synthetic and Landscaping with related civil engineering, thus providing our clients with the benefit of our wide ranging knowledge and expertise.


Established in 1968, the company has just celebrated its 49th trading year.  In this time it has grown and diversified into the national company it is today.








We consider ourselves a market leader in this sector having built ongoing relationships with numerous Consultants, Local Authorities, Private Clubs, Educational establishments and the relevant sports governing bodies and funding agencies.


We are an active founder member of SAPCA and have installed numerous facilities to FIFA, IRB, FIH, LTA and IAAF standards.

Since 1976, Musco has focused on the design, manufacture and installation of sports floodlighting systems, from grassroots pitches and training grounds to professional sports stadiums and arenas worldwide. Musco offers solutions for both permanent and temporary floodlighting needs to the European market, where we have been operating out of our Manchester, United Kingdom headquarters for over 20 years. We have completed projects in over 20 European countries, and over 70 countries worldwide. 


With the development of LED in the sports floodlighting market, Musco has again found itself as the market leader in innovation, performance, and accountability having installed our LED solution at numerous stadiums in the Premier League, Football League, various European football leagues, professional Rugby, NFL, NBA, MLS, and others.


Notable projects include: Arsenal FC’s Emirates Stadium and Hale End Training Ground, Middlesbrough FC’s Riverside Stadium, Burnley FC’s Turf Moor and Gawthorpe Training Ground, Liverpool FC’s Melwood Training Ground, AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium, Stoke City FC’s Britannia Stadium, Fulham FC’s Craven Cottage and Motspur Park Training Ground, Brighton and Hove Albion’s AMEX Stadium and Training Ground, Manchester City FC’s Training Ground, and many others. 







Total locker management service on a nationwide basis, backed up with the reassurance of dealing with a major UK retailer.


We supply various styles of new lockers to meet customers various needs. In addition, to help extend the lifespan of existing stock, we can supply replacement locker keys via our mail order service and replace damaged locker doors or broken locks.


This year, with the introduction of the new shaped £1 coin by HM Treasury, we are busy replacing old style coin return locks which do not accept the new style £1 coin. This is proving to be very popular within the leisure and hotel industry. There is the option of supply only, or if that presents a problem, we can offer a  fitting service too