Bonded rubber play bark is an ideal safety surface for outdoor recreational areas and activity trails with a more natural appearance.
Play bark surfacing is made of rubber chippings which are combined with a specialist resin and then laid out onto an existing area to provide added safety qualities.
Rubber bark is commonly installed in a range of colours and functional designs to recreational areas with activity trails and equipment that kids can play on.
Bonded play bark is used as a recreational safety surface for many outdoor playgrounds where different types of equipment such as swings and climbing frames are used by kids. The bonded bark we use is made from recycled rubber shred which is combined with a specialist resin binder and then laid out onto the prepared sub base. We can additionally install a geotextile membrane underneath the bonded bark surfacing to prevent the growth of weeds and contaminants from the natural ground beneath. The surface specification is also porous and requires little maintenance as water can easily drain away without building up on the playground flooring during wet weather.
Bonded play bark is a surface type that is used on playgrounds and parks. It's useful because it provides a safe and good-looking texture to the children playing in the facility that it is on. Once installed, the bonded bark creates a textured effect with a rural appearance which fits in with a natural looking area to give a woodland feel. You may also choose from a number of different colour options and designs to give your outdoor space a unique and bespoke look which suits any existing colour themes at your school, nursery or park. Different shapes and patterns can be incorporated into the rubber muclh specification http://www.playareaflooring.co.uk/surfacing/rubber-playground-mulch/ to give a fun and engaging environment for the children to enjoy while taking part in safe active play with a range of equipment.
Our team of specialist installers have worked with numerous schools and nurseries near me to design versatile playground facilities. Don't hesitate to get in contact with us today so we can provide some further details on the costs, and let you know about all of the services we have available.
Installing bark is a simple and cost effective way of enhancing the safety qualities of your playground by adding impact absorbing properties. All of our bonded bark has been safety tested to meet a Critical Fall Height of up to 3m, however we do recommend asking advice from the manufacturer of any equipment that is going to be used so you can be sure that the right specification of safety flooring is used. The type of sub base and the existing site conditions of the ground can also have an effect on the safety qualities of mulch so it’s important to consider this carefully as the wellbeing of the kids using the area should always be the main priority. Play bark will give the area a very natural feel, which if paired with trees and grass, can look very appealing to parents, children and even Ofsted. Ofsted are becoming increasingly aware of any advantages that an appealing play area offers to children and are giving schools near me better grading for having these play areas.
When looking how to maintain play area flooring, you might want to think about the following:
Maintaining an area is relatively easy as long as you are determined. Rubber mulch is a very durable, long-lasting surface type. However, as the surface becomes more and more used by the children, there is a possibility that the surface can become damaged. It is vital that any damages are fixed as soon as possible and by contacting us, we will be able to visit the facility and repair the facility to ensure that no children are hurt. We can also offer repair kits if the damage is minor however it's highly recommended that you contact us if the damage is major. The longer you delay a repair, the more likely that a child will get injured on your facility.
We are experts in the installation of a variety of different types of recreational playground surfacing http://www.playareaflooring.co.uk/surfacing/playground-surfacing/ and have completed many projects for nurseries, schools, parks and home gardens in the UK. If you need any advice with regards to the best type of surfacing to install for your playground please feel free to get in touch with us. You can also have a look around the rest of our website to find out about the different specifications we install such as wetpour, rubber mulch and grass mat surfaces. Feel free to fill in our contact form if you’re in need of an idea on costs to install bonded mulch to a playground surface and we’ll send you over some product information regarding the installation of bonded play-bark with a price quote.