External playground surfaces in the UK can be designed to meet various requirements for safety and functionality, we can help create the perfect specification for your play surface.
The designs for outdoor playground flooring can be specially made to fit with existing or new play equipment to ensure Critical Fall Heights are met for optimum safety qualities.
We can offer advice on specifications and construction of outdoor play area surfaces at parks, primary schools and nurseries throughout the UK.
The most commonly used outdoor play area surfaces in are wet pour rubber crumb surfacing and rubber mulch.
Wet pour surfacing is often called a variety of different names because of its appearance. The names which you might have heard of are bouncy safety surfaces, rubber tarmac surfacing, spongy rubber facility, soft pour, soft play surfacing, wet pour playground surfacing and rubber crumb flooring.
Rubber mulch is a premium grade surface; it is ideally suited to outdoor issues like muddy patches in school playgrounds and around existing timber trim trail equipment.
We used recycled rubber and natural bark to make our rubber tiles, EPDM rubber and rubber mulch. Many schools use bonded rubber as it may be the best surface material for playgrounds.
If you have muddy outdoor playground surfaces which often becomes unusable in wet conditions, these areas can easily be converted with minimal preparation works.
The installation of artificial grass, or synthetic grass, is becoming increasingly popular for recreational flooring in domestic and commercial gardens throughout the country.
There is a range of benefits that you will find when you install artificial turf or synthetic turf. These include having a SuDS compliant facility that is useable in all weathers and all year round.
When you have artificial grass you will be saving time and money because artificial grass requires low maintenance, this is because artificial turf does not need mowing, cutting or watering.
Artificial grass looks just like natural grass, however, it can be made into an even surface for children's playgrounds, providing a safe landing for small children.
Rubber grass mats are normally used in areas that want a soft playground http://www.playareaflooring.co.uk/surfacing/soft-play-surfaces/ but still want to maintain a more natural-looking playground.
Grass-mats are made of rubber 23mm thick and come in small squares which fit together to span across a larger area.
The honeycomb shapes within that mat allow natural grass to protrude through disguising the artificial grass mat but keeping the facility safe to be used.
The best surface for one area may not be the best surface for another, so it is important to find the right surface for your area.
Contact us today to receive a free, no-obligation quotation, or to discuss the most suitable surfacing types for your location. Whether this is EPDM rubber, bonded rubber or wet pour, our expert advisors will be able to answer any questions you might have.
Wetpour coloured graphics are an ideal way to brighten up your safety facility and recreational flooring. They let you create unique, professional designs that are visually pleasing to both children and adults.
The wide range of wetpour flooring surfaces http://www.playareaflooring.co.uk/rubber-area/wetpour/ means that each school ground can be specific to the children, as extensive playground surface options allow you to design something unique.
You can choose from cartoon animals and characters, education activities, geographical maps, and bespoke designs to suit a particular logo or colour scheme of the school or nursery.
Pathways are traditionally expensive to construct due to the number of edges and minimal surface area.
However, bonded rubber mulch or rubber tiles can be used to create cost-effective and environmentally friendly pathway solutions with minimum disruption to your school site.
Opting for a natural-looking resin bound rubber mulch facility reduces the operating times of contractors who are on your site.
If you need to create an almost maintenance-free pathway to link up playground equipment, temporary classrooms, play areas or cut-through routes then our premium resin mulch surfacing offers a flexible natural look.
Protective surfacing rubber grass mats now offer an interlocking design meaning there are no specialist tools required for installation as well as boasting the benefit of not requiring any ground or sub-base preparation.
The moulded non-slip cellular structure offers excellent durability as well as a shock absorber that also absorbs noise pollution.
The other benefits of a bonded rubber play area flooring include being wheelchair and pushchair friendly whilst also being suitable for all weather conditions.
All play equipment, such as climbing frames, are measured to assess the different depths needed to meet the critical fall height, to ensure the playground safety surfacing meets playground safety requirements.
The repairs of an outdoor playground surface can be achieved in a numerous amount of ways.
However, in facilities like outdoor playground surfaces repairs need to be undertaken as soon as possible and completed to the correct degree.
This is because the main priority of playground surfacing for children in schools is safety.
All of our worktops are made according to appropriate critical fall height to ensure that when playing on one of our surfaces if children fall they will not severely injure themselves.
If your surface is in need of repair, do not hesitate to contact us as soon as possible. The longer you leave and delay the repair, the more likely it is to get worse which consequently ends in a much larger cost.
There should be no excuse for delaying a repair in outdoor playground surfaces as the young children could injure themselves if the area is not repaired.
Maintenance of your surfacing should be a priority, as looking after your floors will help keep your surface long-lasting and in prime condition.
Neglect or lack of maintenance could be costly as you might have to fork out for hefty repairs or re-installation jobs.
So, it is better to take the time to care for your works or you might be lumped with a large fee for restoration.
For any further information on wet pour play area surfaces feel free to contact us by completing the provided contact form to allow our team to respond with all of the necessary information and answers that you require.
We use quality materials, like EPDM rubber, and have years of experience in the surfacing industry. So, you can have peace of mind that a good final product will be delivered to you by our team of expert installers.
We are happy to answer any questions or queries you might have and we aim to hold transparent and fast communication with all our clients from the start to the finish.
So, fill out our enquiry form today to get started! Whether you need artificial grass, rubber mulch or wetpour, we have options for you and will work with you to create a unique and personal product that you love.