We have a large amount of play area services which we can offer and a variety of surfaces that we install. Playground flooring options which offer safety qualities include wet pour, rubber mulch and grass mats. These specifications are great for children because they meet the necessary safety requirements and Critical Fall Height (CFH) requirements for playgrounds.
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Call 01625 445 760 or email below.
What is Play Area Surfacing?
The resin bonded gravel specification is designed to give the appearance of loose stones but without the heavy maintenance and loss of particles over time. One of the services we complete is the application of this surface type which is done using a scatter system.
We’ll apply a layer of specialist resin to the existing surface which should be either macadam or concrete. Then the loose stone aggregate will be scattered across the ground where it will stick to the glue. Once cured, the end result will be a decorative stone surface with the look of look gravel. However, it will have a much more durable and low maintenance finish.
Feel free to get in touch with our team today if you have any questions about designs and prices for this gravel flooring type. We’d be happy to provide you with a quote along with all the information you need. This includes all the details regarding specifications and colour choices.
Our team have completed lots of projects for domestic homes, schools and public areas. This work has included:
- Outdoor walkways
- Car parking facilities
- Domestic driveways
- Public visitor attractions
- Large open spaces
We can tailor the designs to suit each individual client and project. So don’t hesitate to let us know if you have any specific requirements.
We may install a variety of play area surfaces including wetpour, rubber mulch, artificial grass and more. Our team are specialists in the installation of these surfaces and will listen to your ideas to make certain you receive the playground you want. Since play equipment is found in play areas, you will need to think about the Critical Fall Height needed. The CFH varies depending on the height of the play equipment. If you have high play equipment you will need to have a thicker depth installed.
It is important to make play areas look exciting for children, which is why we may install this surfacing in a number of colours and incorporate various designs within the area. We can install graphics in various designs to meet your individual preferences.
The flooring types which we install are all permeable and allow for water to pass through the drainage system appropriately and efficiently. This prevents accidents and slips which could happen if the surface wasn’t installed correctly and water was allowed to build up without draining away.
Our team have been installing playground surfacing for a number of years and have plenty of experience within the industry. The surfacing that we install can very in colours, designs and specifications. We can offer various options to suit your individual needs and requirements, as our main aim is to make certain our clients are happy with the installations.
How are Play Areas Maintained?
Along with installation services, we also provide play area maintenance to keep the surfacing in the very best condition. We would highly recommend cleaning the surfaces regularly to ensure no moss and algae gets on the surface. Over time you may see rips and tears within the surface. If you see rips in the surfacing it’s important to get these repaired as soon as possible to ensure children do not harm themselves when playing on the area.
Our team can also offer wetpour shrinkage repairs, along with surface upgrades and resurfacing in the event the surfaces are too damaged to undergo minor repairs. We offer reactive maintenance services at a reasonable price and will make certain you are happy with the end result.
Play Area Graphics
A popular service we complete is the installation of play area graphic designs. These can be installed in various colours depending on your colour scheme. We also install the graphics in numerous designs including educational games like:
- Times table grids
- Snakes and Ladders
- Number lines
These play designs are a great way to get children involved and to play together.
Since children learn more when they are playing outside, it’s a good idea to have these designs installed. These designs may also help improve school’s Ofsted ratings, since they allow for kids to learn during playtime and help them improve a number of skills.
Rubber Safety Surfaces
The most popular flooring type used for playgrounds is wet pour. This is an easily recognised two tier rubber specification and may also be known as rubber tarmac. Rubber mulch is a surface type that is installed in areas that want a natural look; this specification is made up of recycled rubber shred. Grass mats are designed to be installed over existing grass, the honeycomb shapes allow for grass to grow through and can make a playground look natural.
Along with offering the full installation work, we also offer other services which include carrying out regular maintenance and also testing playground floor materials to make sure that it’s safe and meets necessary requirements.
The costs for each of these services will of course vary depending on many factors such as the scope of works, area size and your budget. You can talk to one of our team members by filling in our contact form with your details today!
Playground Flooring Specialists
We are playground surfacing specialists and have installed a range of designs, all of these vary in size and specification. The amount of soft surfaces which we have installed gives us a varied amount of knowledge and experience and this makes us a reliable company. It’s necessary for children to have an outdoor space which is safe for them to play and learn in. A lot of schools, nurseries, kindergartens and public park organisations have come to us to ask us to install a top quality recreational facility.
Recreational playgrounds can improve children’s education and benefit them in a variety of ways. This is because educational games and shapes can be inserted into the flooring and this can make learning fun. For more information about school playground graphic designs, click here to see all the options we have available.
Design and Specifications
The recreational facilities that we install can be bespoke and unique to your facility, we can follow your design specification in order to create a surface which you are happy with and proud of. We are experienced contractors and we may assist you with every detail and aspect of the construction, as well as being able to offer after care maintenance. If your playing area becomes damaged, it is vital that it’s repaired as quickly as it can be and fixed by playground specialists. This is because if the damage is left, it’s unsafe, a hazard and it can become worse.
Also if you don’t have professionals to repair the damage, then when you carry out tests, the flooring might not pass because it might not be fitted or repaired correctly or appropriately to the design specification which is required and professionals will have more experience and will know what the issues are and how to fix them. We also supply wetpour repair kits which allow you to fix minor damage yourself, as well as liquid de-icer which is applied to the surfacing to prevent it becoming slippery in cold weather.
Here’s what our customers say
Customer Service is top of our priority list
Chorley Large Private Drive
“We found the whole experience to be overwhelmingly positive. The product is outstanding and the service was highly professional. Although I had some considerable doubts about the overall cost, I have come to the conclusion that it was worth every penny.”
“I would thoroughly recommend using Soft Surfaces. From obtaining a quotation and negotiating a fixed price for my works, through the delivery of the project (around 250m2), to the finished product and the customer after sales service; the company has been exemplary in its' professionalism, punctuality and quality. They delivered my project, on time - as promised - to a perfect finish and to the original budget that had been agreed. They were courteous, polite, considerate, honest and up front to deal with at all times and filled me with confidence throughout. I am extremely happy with my drive and pool surround. I have spent a lot of money renovating my property in every way possible; but the thing that everyone who comes comments on, is the driveway! I would, and have,
Get In Touch
Feel free to speak to us if you need any help with play area services in regards to designs, installation or maintenance of a recreational surface. We provide competitive quotes for all of these services so don’t hesitate to fill in our contact form and get in touch with us. The costs will vary depending on a number of factors including location, design, ground conditions and accessibility. Our specialists will be able to offer you a quote to suit your budget and the specification you’re looking for.