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LEAP Local Equipped Area for Play

LEAP is a Local Area Equipped for Play that is needed on building sites when building a certain amount of houses or apartments. The LEAP is a play area that is designed for children and can be anything from a simple slide and swing to a full construction of a playground. There are several types of Impact absorbing safety surfacing : Play Bark Safety Surface ; Play Sand Safety Surface ; Eco-Mulch Safety Surface ; Rubber Tiles Safety Surface; Wet-pour Soft Surface; Grass Mats ; Rubber Mulch Safety Surface ; impact absorbing safety surface ; Playground Surfacee ; Soft Pour ; Rubber Tarmac and basically any safety surface to meet the critical fall height (CFH) for the playground equipment.

A LEAP / NEAP play area can be installed in caravan parks, holiday resorts, public open spaces, recreational areas, residential parks, school, nursery, college, campsite, camping area, haven, butlins, pontins, leisure centre or fairground.

The fields in Trust/National Playing Fields Association Standards have 3 categories of equipped play areas. These are local areas for play (LAP), local equipped area for play (LEAP) and neighbourhood equipped area for play (NEAP). The main characteristics of each category are:

LAP – Local Area for Play

The LAP is a small area of open space specifically designated and primarily laid our for very young children to play close to where they live.

LEAP – Local Equipped Area for Play

The LEAP is an area of open space specifically designated and laid out with features including equipment for children who are beginning to go out and play independently close to where they live.

NEAP – Neighbourhood Equipped area for play

The NEAP is an area of open space specifically designated, laid out and equipped mainly for older children but with the play opportunities for younger children as well.

Soft Surfaces Ltd has over 15 years extensive experience of constructing playgrounds, multi use games areas, MUGA, LEAP’s and NEAP’s. The LEAP play areas are generally carried out for building contractors however we also in the past have carried them out for landscape contractors, councils, architects and local authorities. Here is a list of towns we have carried out works in over our 15 years we have been established :

Abingdon, Accrington, Acton, Adlington, Alcester, Aldeburgh, Aldershot, Aldridge, Alford, Alfreton, Allendale, Alnwick, Alsager, Alston, Alton, Altrincham, Amble, Amersham, Amesbury, Ampthill, Andover, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Arlesey, Arundel, Ascot, Ashbourne, Ashburton, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Ashford, Ashington, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Ashton-under-Lyne, Askern, Aspatria, Atherstone, Attleborough, Axbridge, Axminster, Aylesbury, Aylsham, Bacup, Bakewell, Baldock, Banbury, Barking, Barnard Castle, Barnet, Barnoldswick, Barnsley, Barnstaple, Barrow-in-Furness, Barton-upon-Humber, Basildon, Basingstoke, Bath, Batley, Battle, Bawtry, Beaconsfield, Beaminster, Bebington, Beccles, Bedale, Bedford, Bedlington, Bedworth, Beeston, Belper, Bentham, Berkhamsted, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Beverley, Bewdley, Bexhill-on-Sea, Bicester, Biddulph, Bideford, Biggleswade, Billericay, Bilston, Bingham, Bingley, Birkenhead, Birmingham, Bishop Auckland, Bishop’s Castle, Bishop’s Stortford, Bishop’s Waltham, Blackburn, Blackheath, Blackpool, Blandford Forum, Bletchley, Bloxwich, Blyth, Bodmin, Bognor Regis, Bollington, Bolsover, Bolton, Bootle, Borehamwood, Boroughbridge, Boston, Bottesford, Bourne, Bournemouth, Brackley, Bracknell, Bradford, Bradford on Avon, Brading, Bradley Stoke, Bradninch, Braintree, Brentford, Brentwood, Bridgnorth, Bridgwater, Bridlington, Bridport, Brierley, Brierley Hill, Brigg, Brighouse, Brightlingsea, Brighton & Hove, Bristol, Brixham, Broadstairs, Bromley, Bromsgrove, Bromyard, Broseley, Brownhills, Buckfastleigh, Buckingham, Bude, Budleigh Salterton, Bungay, Buntingford, Burford, Burgess Hill, Burnham-on-Crouch, Burnham-on-Sea, Burnley, Burntwood, Burton Latimer, Burton upon Trent, Bury, Bury St Edmunds, Buxton, Caistor, Calne, Camberley, Camborne, Cambridge, Camelford, Cannock, Canterbury, Carlisle, Carnforth, Carterton, Castle Cary, Castleford, Chadderton, Chagford, Chard, Charlbury, Chatham, Chatteris, Chelmsford, Cheltenham, Chesham, Cheshunt, Chester, Chesterfield, Chester-le-Street, Chichester, Chippenham, Chipping Campden, Chipping Norton, Chipping Ongar, Chipping Sodbury, Chorley, Christchurch, Church Stretton, Cinderford, Cirencester, Clacton-on-Sea, Cleator Moor, Cleckheaton, Cleethorpes, Cleobury Mortimer, Clevedon, Clitheroe, Clun, Coalville, Cockermouth, Coggeshall, Colchester, Coleford, Coleshill, Colne, Congleton, Conisbrough, Consett, Corbridge, Corby, Corsham, Cotgrave, Coventry, Cowes, Cramlington, Cranbrook, Craven Arms, Crawley, Crayford, Crediton, Crewe, Crewkerne, Cromer, Crook, Crowborough, Crowle, Crowthorne, Croydon, Cuckfield, Cullompton, Dagenham, Dalton-in-Furness, Darlaston, Darley Dale, Darlington, Dartford, Dartmouth, Darwen, Daventry, Dawley, Dawlish, Deal, Denton, Derby, Dereham, Desborough, Devizes, Dewsbury, Didcot, Dinnington, Diss, Doncaster, Dorchester (Dorset), Dorking, Dover, Downham Market, Driffield, Dronfield, Droitwich Spa, Droylsden, Dudley, Dukinfield, Dunstable, Durham, Dursley, Ealing, Earley, Easingwold, Eastbourne, East Grinstead, East Ham, Eastleigh, Eastwood, Edenbridge, Egham, Egremont, Ellesmere, Ellesmere Port, Ely, Enfield, Epping, Epsom, Epworth, Erith, Esher, Eston, Eton, Evesham, Exeter, Exmouth, Eye, Failsworth, Fairford, Fakenham, Falmouth, Fareham, Faringdon, Farnborough, Farnham, Farnworth, Faversham, Featherstone, Felixstowe, Fenny Stratford, Ferndown, Ferryhill, Filey, Filton, Fleet, Fleetwood, Flitwick, Folkestone, Fordingbridge, Fordwich, Fowey, Framlingham, Frinton-on-Sea, Frodsham, Frome, Gainsborough, Garstang, Gateshead, Gillingham (Dorset), Gillingham (Kent), Glastonbury, Glossop, Gloucester, Godalming, Godmanchester, Goole, Gosport, Grange-over-Sands, Grantham, Gravesend, Grays, Great Dunmow, Great Torrington, Great Yarmouth, Grimsby, Guildford, Guisborough, Hackney, Hadleigh, Hailsham, Halesowen, Halesworth, Halewood, Halifax, Halstead, Haltwhistle, Hammersmith, Harlow, Harpenden, Harrogate, Harrow, Hartlepool, Harwich, Haslemere, Hastings, Hatfield, Havant, Haverhill, Hawes, Haxby, Hayle, Haywards Heath, Heanor, Heathfield, Hebden Bridge, Heckmondwike, Hedon, Helmsley, Helston, Hemel Hempstead, Hemsworth, Henley-in-Arden, Henley-on-Thames, Hendon, Hereford, Herne Bay, Hertford, Hessle, Heswall, Hetton-le-Hole, Hexham, Heywood, Higham Ferrers, Highbridge, Highworth, High Wycombe, Hinckley, Hitchin, Hoddesdon, Holmfirth, Holsworthy, Honiton, Horley, Horncastle, Hornsea, Horsforth, Horsham, Horwich, Houghton-le-Spring, Hounslow, Hove, Howden, Hoylake, Hucknall, Huddersfield, Hugh Town, Hungerford, Hunstanton, Huntingdon, Hyde, Hythe (Hampshire), Hythe (Kent), Ilford, Ilfracombe, Ilkeston, Ilkley, Ilminster, Immingham, Ipswich, Irthlingborough, Ivybridge, Jarrow, Keighley, Kempston, Kendal, Kenilworth, Kesgrave, Keswick, Kettering, Keynsham, Kidderminster, Kidsgrove, Killingworth, Kimberley, Kingsbridge, King’s Lynn, Kingston-upon-Hull, Kingston upon Thames, Kington, Kirkby, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Kirkby Lonsdale, Kirkby Stephen, Kirkham, Kirton-in-Lindsey, Knaresborough, Knottingley, Knutsford, Lancaster, Launceston, Leatherhead, Leamington Spa, Lechlade, Ledbury, Leeds, Leek, Leicester, Leigh, Leighton Buzzard, Leigh-on-Sea, Leiston, Leominster, Letchworth, Lewes, Lewisham, Leyburn, Leyland, Leyton, Lichfield, Lincoln, Liskeard, Littlehampton, Liverpool, Loftus, London, Long Eaton, Longridge, Looe, Lostwithiel, Loughborough, Loughton, Louth, Lowestoft, Ludlow, Luton, Lutterworth, Lydd, Lydney, Lyme Regis, Lymington, Lynton, Lytchett Minster, Lytham St Annes, Mablethorpe, Macclesfield, Madeley, Maghull, Maidenhead, Maidstone, Maldon, Malmesbury, Maltby, Malton, Malvern, Manchester, Manningtree, Mansfield, March, Margate, Market Deeping, Market Drayton, Market Harborough, Market Rasen, Market Warsop, Market Weighton, Marlborough, Marlow, Maryport, Matlock, Melksham, Melton Mowbray, Mexborough, Middleham, Middlesbrough, Middleton, Middlewich, Midhurst, Midsomer Norton, Millom, Milton Keynes, Minehead, Mirfield, Morecambe, Moretonhampstead, Moreton-in-Marsh, Morley, Morpeth, Mossley, Much Wenlock, Nailsea, Nailsworth, Nantwich, Needham Market, Neston, Newark-on-Trent, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, Newbury, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newent, Newhaven, Newmarket, New Mills, New Milton, Newport (Isle of Wight), Newport (Shropshire), Newport Pagnell, Newquay, New Romney, Newton Abbot, Newton Aycliffe, Newton-le-Willows, Normanton, Northallerton, Northam, Northampton, Northleach, North Petherton, North Shields, North Walsham, Northwich, Norton Radstock, Norton-on-Derwent, Norwich, Nottingham, Nuneaton, Oakengates, Oakham, Okehampton, Oldbury, Oldham, Ollerton, Olney, Ormskirk, Orpington, Ossett, Oswaldtwistle, Oswestry, Otley, Ottery St Mary, Oundle, Oxford, Paddock Wood, Padstow, Paignton, Painswick, Peacehaven, Penistone, Penrith, Penryn, Penzance, Pershore, Peterborough, Peterlee, Petersfield, Petworth, Pickering, Plymouth, Pocklington, Pontefract, Polegate, Poole, Portishead, Portslade, Portsmouth, Potters Bar, Potton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Prescot, Preston, Princes Risborough, Prudhoe, Pudsey, Queenborough, Ramsbottom, Ramsgate, Raunds, Rawtenstall, Rayleigh, Reading, Redcar, Redditch, Redhill, Redruth, Reeth, Reigate, Retford, Richmond (London), Richmond (Yorkshire), Rickmansworth, Ringwood, Ripley, Ripon, Robin Hood’s Bay, Rochdale, Rochester, Rochford, Romford, Romsey, Ross-on-Wye, Rothbury, Rotherham, Rothwell, Rowley Regis, Royston, Royton, Rugby, Rugeley, Runcorn, Rushden, Ryde, Rye, Saffron Walden, St Albans, St Austell, St Blazey, St Columb Major, St Helens, St Ives (Cambridgeshire), St Ives (Cornwall), St Neots, Salcombe, Sale, Salford, Salisbury, Saltash, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Sandbach, Sandhurst, Sandown, Sandwich, Sandy, Sawbridgeworth, Saxmundham, Scarborough, Scunthorpe, Seaford, Seaton, Sedbergh, Sedgefield, Sedgley, Selby, Selsey, Settle, Sevenoaks, Shaftesbury, Shanklin, Shaw and Crompton, Sheerness, Sheffield, Shefford, Shepshed, Shepton Mallet, Sherborne, Sheringham, Shifnal, Shildon, Shipley, Shipston-on-Stour, Shoreham-by-Sea, Shrewsbury, Sidmouth, Silsden, Sittingbourne, Skegness, Skelmersdale, Skipton, Sleaford, Slough, Smethwick, Snaith, Snodland, Soham, Solihull, Somerton, Southall, Southam, Southampton, Southborough, South Elmsall, Southend-on-Sea, South Kirkby & Moorthorpe, South Molton, Southport, South Shields, Southwell, Southwold, South Woodham Ferrers, Sowerby Bridge, Spalding, Spennymoor, Spilsby, Stafford, Staines, Stainforth, Stalybridge, Stamford, Stanley, Stapleford, Staveley, Stevenage, Stockport, Stocksbridge, Stockton-on-Tees, Stoke-on-Trent, Stokesley, Stone, Stony Stratford, Stourbridge, Stourport-on-Severn, Stowmarket, Stow-on-the-Wold, Stratford-upon-Avon, Streatham, Stretford, Strood, Stroud, Sudbury, Sunderland, Sutton, Sutton Coldfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Swadlincote, Swaffham, Swanage, Swanley, Swindon, Swinton, Tadcaster, Tadley, Tamworth, Taunton, Tavistock, Teignmouth, Telford, Tenbury Wells, Tenterden, Tetbury, Tewkesbury, Thame, Thatcham, Thaxted, Thetford, Thirsk, Thornaby, Thornbury, Thorne, Thrapston, Tickhill, Tilbury, Tipton, Tiverton, Todmorden, Tonbridge, Torpoint, Torquay, Totnes, Tottenham, Tottington, Totton and Eling, Towcester, Tring, Trowbridge, Truro, Tunbridge Wells, Twickenham, Uckfield, Ulverston, Uppingham, Upton-upon-Severn, Uttoxeter, Uxbridge, Ventnor, Verwood, Wadebridge, Wadhurst, Wakefield, Wallasey, Wallingford, Walmer, Walsall, Waltham Abbey, Waltham Cross, Walthamstow, Walton-on-Thames, Walton-on-the-Naze, Wandsworth, Wantage, Ware, Wareham, Warminster, Warrington, Warwick, Washington, Watchet, Waterlooville, Watford, Wath-upon-Dearne, Watton, Wavertree, Wednesbury, Wednesfield, Wellingborough, Wellington (Somerset), Wellington (Shropshire), Wells, Wells-next-the-Sea, Welwyn Garden City, Wem, Wendover, West Bromwich, Westbury, Westerham, West Ham, Westhoughton, West Mersea, Westminster, Weston-super-Mare, Wetherby, Weybridge, Weymouth, Whaley Bridge, Whiston, Whitby, Whitchurch, Whitehaven, Whitley Bay, Whitnash, Whitstable, Whitworth, Wickford, Widnes, Wigan, Wigston, Willenhall, Wimbledon, Wimborne Minster, Wincanton, Winchcombe, Winchelsea, Winchester, Windermere, Windsor, Winsford, Winslow, Wisbech, Witham, Withernsea, Witney, Wivenhoe, Woburn, Woking, Wokingham, Wolverhampton, Wombwell, Woodbridge, Woodstock, Wooler, Woolwich, Wootton Bassett, Worcester, Workington, Worksop, Worthing, Wotton-under-Edge, Wymondham, Yarm, Yarmouth, Yate, Yateley, Yeadon, Yeovil, York.

The towns in which we have carried out these projects have been for a selection of projects – fake grass, playground surfacing, sports surfaces, MUGA, ball court, polymeric surface, synthetic turf, 3g grass, astro turf, all weather pitch and third generation synthetic turf. If you require a price for a multi use games area and your town isnt listed then need not worry because we work nationwide. We carry all sports surfaces and playground surfacing including artificial grass, long jump run ups, triple jump runways, javelin runways, MUGA, ball courts, polymeric surfaces, synthetic grass, 3g turf, all weather pitch, sports floodlighting, long jump landing pit, triple jump pathway, athletics track, astro turf, multi use games area and sports fencing and all other types of sports and play surfaces. The play surfaces include impact absorbing surfaces like rubber mulch, wet pour, grass mats, playground safety surfaces and playsafe surfacing. There are several types of surfacing people might call surfaces and some call them DCM, RTC, Playtop, Charles Lawrence, Easifall, Playpour, Rainbow, Redlynch, Abacus, Playon, Conren etc. Please do not hesitate to phone our head office on 01625 445760.


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