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We are proud to be working with Active Leeds

We are excited to be starting a gym flooring project for Active Leeds in December. They are having a complete gym overhaul including new flooring, equipment and décor. The site was a design and build project originally and the flooring specification isn’t suitable for today’s gym user. We will be ripping out the old floor, preparing the sub floor, installing Gerflor’s Creation 70 vinyl plank in the main gym, installing a bespoke rubber sandwich system in the functional area and...

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Bellway Homes Seek Gym Flooring Solution

We were tasked with providing a gym flooring solution for Bellway Homes residential developments. This was to be rolled out across various London sites. The budget we had to work with was approximately £10k per site and the timescale required was 1 week per site. Project Objectives: The key criteria requested required low maintenance and robust flooring solution that would offer users a safe surface to workout on. We also had to offer a consistent look and feel because the...

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Our flooring solutions save Chichester College time & money! 

Chichester College contacted us here at Recreational Coatings and asked us to come up with gym flooring solution for their gym area. The college has a small but varied gym space. The challenge was to offer a gym flooring solution that would integrate well with a wide range of gym equipment. The old floor was dated and damaged in places with ‘cattle mats’ used as a patch-work quilt to prevent further damage. We had to ensure the new gym floor was tough...

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We are now CHAS accredited

Recreational Coatings are proud to say we are now CHAS accredited. The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) is a trusted advisor on health & safety compliance. CHAS Accreditation: CHAS Accreditation is one of the few schemes that benefit both buyers and suppliers equally. For buyers, the accreditation actually provides a bit of peace of mind that might otherwise be impossible to match. CHAS accredited suppliers are held to the highest standards of safety.  Buyers that make use of these...

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Another Happy Sports Hall Floor Client!

It is always fantastic to hear our clients are happy with their new sports hall floor. It was a pleasure to work with Cloughwood Academy to update their sports flooring. The vinyl floor was very old and had begun to look extremely worn & tired so a transformation was much needed. Cloughwood Academy now features our floor 5+2 Seamless Polyurethane sports floor system. This is EN 14904 certificated. We incorporated the school logo into the new floor which is something we do...

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Did you know the Basketball Key changed in 2010?

Did you know that the basketball key or ‘restricted area’ on a basketball court changed back in 2010? This means that the pre-2010 key is now redundant. The basketball key is one of the names given to the area below and in front of the basketball hoop. It is also known as the lane or the paint. Since the 2010 FIBA rule amendments (implemented following the 2010 FIBA World Championship), its shape is rectangular for games sanctioned by all three associations, 16 feet...

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