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Screed Build Up

We are currently on-site at the Spa Askern Academy in Doncaster where we have uplifted the old timber floor and removed the underfloor heating system, the finished floor height measured 60 mm We needed to ensure that the new sports floor worked with all the door thresholds there was also a reluctance by the school to reinstall a timber subfloor ( the floor had been flooded hence the need to replace it ) Our go-to solution in this instance is...

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Owner Managed by Managing Director Jed Hill, Recreational Coatings are proud to have spent over 30 years in the industry, undertaking all aspects of Indoor and Outdoor Sports Surface installation. Our strong supplier relationships and investment in equipment have allowed us to not only have nation-wide coverage but to work all over the world installing sports surfaces at the Olympic Games and back again at our local Village Hall. Naturally, and along with the rest of the nation, we have...

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Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University asked us to provide an alternative surface option to a tired existing maple strip sports floor at the University. The university staff wanted an alternative option to the two Boen timber floors we have installed over recent years. We knew that there were issues with the floor and there was some uncertainty as to what services ran under the existing timber floor. The main criteria were to ensure the flooring was suitable for a mix of use. High...

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Choosing the right gym flooring?

Over recent years we have seen a shift in gym flooring systems. For many years carpet tiles were the flooring solution of choice due to cost and ease of installation. Nowadays operators are seeking a more resilient and hygienic gym flooring alternative that offers gym users a safe surface whilst being easy to maintain. It is important to identify the zones and areas you are looking to create within the gym floor space.  Once these areas are identified the correct...

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Using your gym or sports floor as a branding tool

The demand for bespoke gym flooring and sports flooring is ever increasing. More and more fitness facilities are looking at continuing its brand identity by customising their flooring throughout. What better way to keep your brand at the forefront of your customer's mind and help create recognition. Facilities have realised that by advertising their logo in the open spaces underfoot on either your gym floor or sports floor helps leave a lasting impression. As well as having a logo on...

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Acoustic Gym Flooring Issues And How To Resolve Them.

A common issue we find with our clients is acoustic gym flooring problems. A gym is never going to be a quiet place with all the free weights, running, jumping, fitness classes, the impact of fixed weight and cardio machines. Add to this the general hustle and bustle of a gym and the music which is often played; acoustic flooring problems are bound to occur. In today's society gym use is on the rise, this is due to a focus...

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