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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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Flash Leisure Centre

We recently completed another sports floor installation for Freedom Leisure at their Flash Leisure Centre site in Welshpool. We are lucky to have a great relationship with Freedom Leisure as we recently installed flooring at their Brecon site. The centre wanted us to replace the existing Granwood Floor with exactly the same flooring as their Brecon site. Unfortunately, before we could begin the flooring process we had to deal with various challenges including the subfloor, door and underfloor heating. We...

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