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  • "GOSTD 125 has been my choice of cricket dressing since 1995, I know I am going to get the same quality year on year." Richard Ayling, Grounds Manager, Merchant Taylors School.
  • GOSTD Tennis Loam at Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Eastbourne. Danny Negus, Head Groundsman. Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Eastbourne.
  • "I have used Surrey Loams GOSTD 125 for many years now & have always been impressed by it's consistency in both quality & performance on all our cricket squares." Mark Jolliffe, Head Groundsman, Taunton School, Somerset.
  • "I have used GOSTD cricket loams as a first class groundsman for many years because the quality of the material is superb & consistent year on year." Andy Mackay, Head Groundsman, Sussex County County Cricket Club.
  • "We have successfully used GOSTD from Surrey Loams Ltd for over thirty years to produce quality pitches." Chris Westbrook, Grounds Manager, Hursley Park Cricket Club.
  • "I've been using GOSTD SuperNatural & GOSTD 125 from Surrey Loams Ltd for 20 years & they consistently produce top results." Philip McCormick, Head Groundsman, Northern Ireland Civil Service Sports & Social Club, Stormont.
  • "I have used Surrey Loams GOSTD products for many years at various locations, always with outstanding results. They have helped to achieve true, firm surfaces on my cricket squares & tennis courts." Steve Fidler, Head Groundsman. St James Senior Boys School, London.
  • "As long time partners, Surrey Loams Ltd has been key to success at Twyford House CC where we provide firm wickets with a consistent bounce that supports a good level of competitive cricket and wickets that allow developing young cricketers to bat with confidence. " Sean Neville, Head Groundsman, Twyford House Cricket Club.
  • "The consistency of the high quality, compatible dressings that we receive every year from Surrey Loams Ltd makes it an easy decision to continue using them year after year." David Lawrence, Grounds Manager, Edgbaston Priory Club, Birmingham.
  • "England coach Peter Moores & former captain Michael Vaughan believe the wicket at Emirates Old Trafford is one of the best in world cricket!" Matt Merchant, Head Groundsman, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford.

GOSTD Story

George Hone, Surrey Loams Ltd's founder, had a problem, how to protect his product. After all anyone can sell Surrey Loam. As long as it's from "Surrey" it can be called Surrey Loam!

The fact is you can collect random samples from any field in the country only to discover vast differences in the analysis of the loam. The same applies in Banbury, Kettering, Boughton and any other location, they are all natural deposits after all.

They only way to ensure success is to give nature a helping hand and combine the positive qualities in a vast selection of quality loams.

The GOSTD logo is derived from the fact that we manufacture what can best be described as "Graded Organic Sports Turf Dressings". The GOSTD Trade Name and Trade Mark were introduced in 1984 for the express purpose of protecting our products and our customers, see "About Surrey Loam" for more information.

The "Ghost's" or "GOSTD's" began their rise to fame the same year and can be blamed on Matthew Hone, George Hone's youngest son's grasp of spelling when at the age of 10 years old he was asked what GOSTD spelt! The rest as they say is history, and the "GOSTD's" have endorsed our product range ever since, as distinctive as ever, a mark of quality and trust.

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GOSTD - pronounced 'GHOST' "GOSTD" The 1st Trademarked loams in the UK! GOSTD stands for "Graded Organic Sports Turf Dressings", read all about it here.
 

Since 1908

Now celebrating 108 years of trading, you have arrived at the grass roots of the loam industry.

Established in 1908 we are the original blended loam manufacturer in the United Kingdom.

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