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The Daily Mile Track

The Daily Mile™ is an amazing initiative in the UK that aims to improve physical, emotional and wellbeing.

With schools looking to embrace The Daily Mile™, many need a durable surface track so it can be used all year round.

Muddy surfaces or waterlogged grass fields can be replaced with an all-weather surfacing facility.

To increase participation, we can create a Daily Mile Track to suit your needs and budget.

Daily Mile Tracks Surfacing

There are many surface types that can be installed for Daily Mile Tracks including:

Artificial Grass Daily Mile Track

An artificial grass daily mile track is a very popular specification.

Artificial grass surfacing blends in well to the natural field.

For more information on the costs, specifications and designs check out our dedicated page for artificial grass daily mile tracks.

Rubber Mulch Daily Mile Track

For more information on the costs, specifications and designs check out our dedicated page for rubber mulch daily mile tracks.

Wetpour Daily Mile Track

For more information on the costs, specifications and designs check out our dedicated page for wetpour daily mile tracks.

Needlepunch Daily Mile Track

For more information on the costs, specifications and designs check out our dedicated page for needlepunch daily mile tracks.

Thermoplastic Markings Daily Mile Track

For more information on the costs, specifications and designs check out our dedicated page for thermoplastic markings daily mile tracks.

Colour Coating Daily Mile Track

For more information on the costs, specifications and designs check out our dedicated page for colour coating daily mile tracks.

The Daily Mile™ Initiative

Elaine Wyllie developed The Daily Mile initiative, back in 2012, whilst teaching at St Ninian’s Primary School.

Elaine had the aim to get pupils fitter by exercising for 15 minutes per day.

After one month Elaine Wyllie had seen a huge improvement in behaviour, concentration and fitness.

Exercise is a great way to tackle obesity and research is being carried out to determine cognitive and emotional benefits.

How much does a daily mile track cost?

The costs of a daily mile track are £80 per metre.

The costs of £80 per m2 can vary depending on the surface, existing ground conditions and area size.

The prices of daily mile tracks in schools can be adapted to fit your budget.

Daily Mile Track Funding

Daily Mile Track funding can be provided to schools if the facility can be used by the wider community.

The Daily Mile Foundation is a registered charity and does not have available funding to donate to schools.

It is important to note that a running track or all-weather surface is not necessary for The Daily Mile programme, but some schools will wish to install one using their own funding opportunities.


Our daily mile tracks have been designed to suit all schools budgets and can be installed into any shape to suit a school struggling for space.

Day Care Playground Safety Flooring in Stoke

What was the specification? : Wetpour Rubber Surfacing
What colours were used? : Red, Green, Yellow, Blue
What was the size of the job? : 32m²
How long did the job take? : 2 days on site

Play Area Safety Flooring for Day Care

Our team installed this wetpour play area for a daycare centre in Stoke, Staffordshire. Take a look at the video below to see the full project from start to finish and how the playground turned out.

Video Transcript

Hi guys it’s Dan here, and today we’re going to be showing you a Day Care Playground Safety Flooring in Stoke, Staffordshire.

So for this installation, the day care owners got in contact with us looking to transform their small outdoor area into an educational play area for the children. We ran through the surface types we could fit for them, and soon after we agreed that EPDM wetpour would be perfect.

So wetpour is a spongy rubber flooring that is very popular in play areas throughout the UK. This is a surface type we’re proud to be market leaders for, and it offers the following benefits:

Firstly, with wetpour being made of rubber, this surfacing is a wonderful safety choice for play areas due to it’s ability to absorb falls and trips so well.

Secondly, rubber wetpour also absorbs the rain fantastically during winter, as it’s a porous system. This makes it ideal here in Britain.

And finally, wetpour is hugely customisable. From a massive range of colours to choose from to a seemingly endless list of graphics to fit, you have the ability to make your wetpour playground your own.

Here at Soft Surfaces we’re happy to say that we’re market leaders in this field, and have been installing and maintaining wetpour playground surfaces nationwide for over two decades now.

There’s no job across the country that’s too big or too small for us to work on, so if having this flooring type fitted is something you’re interested in, please feel free to get in touch with us.

You’ll be able to see now from the completed photos that the works have been fully carried out, and has really helped make their area come to life. The client was truly amazed at the work we did.

Despite being a nationwide installer, as we have done lots of work in the Stoke area, we now rank in Google for these keywords:

  • Wetpour Surfacing Specialists in Stoke
  • Staffordshire Playground Experts
  • Rubber Play Area Flooring in Stoke
  • Staffordshire Wetpour Surface Installers
  • Best Playground Company in Stoke
  • And much more.

Thanks for checking out this installation guys, and if you’d like to enquire today, please just visit our website at or simply just us a call at 01625 445 760

Thanks a lot for watching, and we’ll see you guys later.

Contact Our Team

If you’d like some more information about wetpour rubber surfacing we can install for nurseries and schools, feel free to contact us.

We can discuss the costs and different designs we offer for these areas. Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Needlepunch Daily Mile Track

Needlepunch Daily Mile Track is a colourful outdoor carpet type material very popular for Daily Mile Tracks.

Needlepunch surface (aka safeturf or multisport synthetic surfacing) provides a fun and all-weather surface specification which is free draining.

Schools prefer the needlepunch and also the rubber mulch daily mile tracks the most in the UK.

Needlepunch Daily Mile Tracks is an excellent and cost-effective option for school looking for an all-round hard-wearing porous facility.

Needlepunch surfacing can be installed onto tarmac, concrete and even onto your school field.

With a huge variety of colours to choose from bespoke designs can be created for any school.

MUGA Court Specification

When installing a sports facility, you will have a large amount of freedom to design and tailor the MUGA court specification. We offer a huge range of different surfaces that you can customise and design to create your perfect multi-use games area. Depending on the sports you want to play, we offer a selection of surface types and options.

Multi Use Activity Courts

We also offer 3G artificial grass surfacing that is more suited to sports such as football and rugby. This surface type is perfect for more contact sports as the grass fibres offer some safety characteristics due to the softness of the carpet and the rubber granules in the infill. If you’re more interested in an athletics facility but also want to play tennis and netball we can install the polymeric surface. This is a rubber court type which is durable and extremely porous allowing for usage all year round. The MUGA court spec for each project can vary massively depending on your requirements and budget.

If you have any further questions on multi use activity courts, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Our team will be pleased to give you more information on the MUGA courts. Make certain to fill in our contact form today and we will get back to you at the earliest opportunity.

We provide macadam sports court options that are extremely durable allowing for a lot of usage from a number of activities such as basketball and tennis. The macadam surfacing, along with most of the surfaces we install, is laid out onto a porous stone sub base. This creates stability and ensures a smooth and even foundation for the rest of your court or pitch.

Our team can offer a number of designs and specifications and will be more than happy to provide more information on the various options we have available, so please do not hesitate to get in touch for details.

Multi Sport Facility Designs

We offer a wide variety of different accessories and features you can approve for your multi sport facility designs. If you want to use your facility throughout the winter months we can install a range of professional sports floodlighting. These outdoor lights will also ensure that the facility can be used outside of daylight hours.

Being able to use the area at more times of the day means that you can rent out the surface as an extra form of revenue. As specialist contractors we also supply an extensive range of rebound fencing. We offer these to protect the area from trespassing or vandalism. It also helps to make sure you don’t lose any balls or equipment.

As well as these additional installations, we can also apply anti slip coloured paint coatings to the macadam and polymeric court surfaces in a selection of designs. The acrylic paint offers better slip resistance to improve performance and safety. We’re able to apply different colour line markings for use with a number of sports and activities. The multi sport facility designs will vary depending on the budget you set out. We want to make sure that all of our clients can have full control over the designs and MUGA court specifications to suit their perfect facility.

MUGA Specification Case Study

This MUGA specification case study video below shows our team creating a Multisport synthetic MUGA pitch from an existing macadam surface. This is a popular flooring type for multi use facilities as it’s durable and versatile enough for many different sporting activities.

This is a specification which we commonly install at primary and secondary schools. It offers a diverse playing surface as well as being comfortable for the kids to run around on. It’s also soft enough to provide cushioning against injuries in the event of trips or falls. You can use these facilities to play a number of popular sports such as:

  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • PE Games

We’d generally recommend this flooring type if you want a diverse facility to use for many sports. We can also tailor the design with different colours and shapes applied to mark out the area.

Get In Touch

We are experienced contractors in the sport and play industry and have installed many multi activity facilities around the UK. We often complete these projects for schools and local sports clubs in various locations. Our experts can create a bespoke specification for every client. If you have a specific budget, we will keep this in mind and offer you the most affordable quote possible. We even carry out MUGA pitch maintenance for existing surfaces that may be in need of cleaning or repairs.

Please feel free to contact us if you need any professional advice with regards to designing a bespoke MUGA court specification for you. Just fill in the quick enquiry box on this page to let us know exactly what you need. We would be happy to send over more details of all the surfaces we install a long with case study examples of our work.

Thermoplastic Markings Daily Mile Track

Thermoplastic Markings Daily Mile Track is a cost-effective installation to improve the provision for The Daily Mile Initiative at your school tarmac playground.

The Thermoplastic Markings Daily Mile Track will create an excellent design for the playground that will encourage children to lead a healthier lifestyle.

The playground markings for The Daily Mile Initiative has to be installed onto a concrete or tarmac surface area.

Creating The Daily Mile Tracks will give the facilities needed to regularly participate in this wonderful initiative proven to be a real success throughout the UK.

Resin Bound Paving Maintenance

Stone surfaces for driveways and paths have become increasingly popular over the past couple years and it’s important to carry out resin bound paving maintenance for these outdoor areas. This is because it maintains the functionality and appearance of the flooring for as long as possible. The resin-bound gravel specification is perfect for outdoor facilities. This is because of the stylish stone design and the ease of installing the product.

Maintaining Resin Bound Stone

Once the resin-bound gravel stone has been installed, it’s incredibly important to take good care of your facility. Maintaining resin bound stone is easy and offers amazing results. We offer specialist cleaning and maintenance services to ensure that your facility will be in the best possible condition all year round

This is particularly important for pathways in public areas such as recreational playgrounds and visitor attractions. The product is completely porous which is one of the main benefits of installing resin-bound gravel. The porosity of this specification allows for water to pass straight through it, not only making it perfect for driveways as it can reduce flooding, but tree surrounds and pool surrounds.

However without careful resin bound paving maintenance, your facility could begin to lose the porosity it originally had. A thorough jet wash of your surface can remove any small contaminations that could be causing issues with drainage. This will also ensure that the resin bound driveway, path, car park or pool surround will remain clean and good looking.

Each client can tailor the appearance and design, ensuring that they have the perfect outdoor surface. This includes the stone size and if they would like any vibrant designs to be installed into the work. The resin-bound stone installation process is dynamic, allowing for different shapes and sizes to be easily installed into the flooring for a bespoke look.

We have years of experience in the surfacing industry and we carry out installations and maintenance services at great prices. All of our team members are fully trained to know what needs to be done to keep the resin-bound paving in good condition. If you would like details on the maintenance services, please get in touch now using the contact form provided.

Resin Bound Gravel Cleaning

When going out to different companies for resin bound gravel cleaning, it’s essential that you make sure they have the necessary accreditations and certifications to carry out the works to a high standard. We pride ourselves on the quality of work that we carry out and we ensure that our range of services will give clients the best value for their budget. Previous projects we have completed include pathways at golf clubs, domestic driveways and commercial car parks and each job is tailored to the individual client.

Resin-bound gravel cleaning and maintenance is a great way of stopping any long term damages to your facility arising, however, overtime damages are inevitable. This is why we also offer a repair service to rectify any problems such as cracks on the surface. If any damages happen to the paving, leading to bumps and uneven surfaces we can come out to site and screed more resin bonded mixture over the affected area.

Proactive resin bound paving maintenance is the best possible way of ensuring that the quality of your decorative gravel surface. It also helps keep it in the best condition for the duration of its product life. However to ensure that the facility goes back to its former condition after having damages, make sure that you have thorough reactive maintenance work done by a professional. We offer advice with regards to quotes and cost estimates for resin bound paving maintenance. Please feel free to contact us via our enquiry form.

Resin Driveways Maintenance

Resin driveways maintenance means that you are able to extend the life span of your bound gravel and make sure it’s safe to use. If you wait for the surfacing to become slippery prior to starting the maintenance plan, the flooring may become unsafe. Therefore we advise starting with frequent servicing on your surface immediately.

To keep the resin-bound stone surfacing nice and clean, we advise regular maintenance to take away leaves or dirt. This helps the surfacing to maintain its porosity and make certain liquids drains out as effectively as possible. To dispose of any weeds on your driveway, you can apply a weed killer. It’s essential not to use anything oil based as this could damage the surface.

A gentle pressure spray is enough to stop the growth of contaminants. You can use lukewarm water with a washing liquid to clean the surface. However you shouldn’t use boiling hot water as this could cause damage to the paving. You can remove snow and ice from the resin-bound floor utilising a light bristled sweep. Alternatively you could use a rubberised scraper in order to prevent damage.

The spec of resin-bound stone can be put in to any sort of shape or size simply because the stones and binder are mixed on site. We normally install the stone on a macadam or solid sub-base foundation for optimum steadiness and resilience.

Check out this video below which shows an installation project for this kind of surfacing in Stratford-Upon-Avon:

Get In Touch

If you would like more information on how to maintain your resin-bound driveway, please contact our team now. Simply use the enquiry form provided on this page. We shall respond as soon as possible with details on what you can do to maintain the surface. We’ll also supply the costs of all the maintenance services that we can provide.

Installing Green Wetpour Play Area Surfacing in Southampton

What was the specification? : Wetpour Rubber Surfacing
What colours were used? : Green
What was the size of the job? : 270m²
How long did the job take? : 4 days on site

Green Wetpour Playground Surfacing Installation

Our expert team have installed a green wetpour play area surface for a school in Southampton. The playground design included a mix of light green and dark green, creating a safety surface to go under the play equipment.

Watch the video below to see the full work and how the finished project looked.

Video Transcript

Hi guys it’s Dan here, and today we’re going to be showing you this job Installing a Green Wetpour Play Area Surfacing in Southampton.

So we received a call from the owner of this playground in Southampton looking to have a surface fitted. They let us know that the safety and colour of the surface was a priority for them.

At Soft Surfaces we’re playground experts, and we’ve been installing various surfaces nationwide for well over 20 years now. The most popular play area surface we fit is wetpour, and that’s what we fitted for this job.

With wetpour, clients are attracted to this surface for it’s many benefits, the first of which being how well suited it is to our British weather conditions. Wetpour is made up of a rubber EPDM material, so it simply absorbs the rain during our rainy seasons.

Furthermore, when having wetpour surfacing fitted, playground owners can rest assured that this surface is one of the safest available. It’s rubberised compound means that falls on the play are are well absorbed, and it meets the critical fall height requirements needed for UK play areas.

Finally, wetpour surfacing can be installed in a multitude of colour variations, and you’re even able to have custom graphics fitted to the flooring with games, shapes, animals and more for the children to use interactively during play.

So with all of these fantastic benefits, it’s no surprise that wetpour is such a popular surface for us to fit across the country.

We can work on jobs of all shapes and sizes, so whatever your budget or area size, please do feel free to get in touch.

You can see here that the final job has been completed, and looks fantastic in their light and dark green specification. The owners of the play area were so happy with the works.

Over the years we’ve done lots of work in the Southampton area, and we now rank in Google for these keyphrases:

  • Southampton Playground Specialists
  • Best Wetpour Company Southampton
  • Southampton Play Area Design
  • EPDM Rubber Surfacing Southampton
  • Southampton Rubber Playground Experts
  • And more.

Thanks a lot for watching this video guys, and to enquire today regarding playground surfaces please contact us at or simply give us a call at 01625 445 760.

Get in Contact

Be sure to speak to our team if you’d like to learn more about wetpour playground surfaces we can install. We work all across the UK at schools, colleges, public parks and more.

Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can with information on designs and prices.

Rubber Wetpour Play Area Flooring in Bradford

What was the specification? : Wetpour Rubber Surfacing
What colours were used? : Orange and Green
What was the size of the job? : 432m²
How long did the job take? : 5 days on site

Wetpour Safety Surfacing Installation

We carried out this rubber playground surfacing project for a school in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The client chose a colourful orange and green design with a number of fun animal graphics.

Watch the video below to see this project in full.

Video Transcript

Hi guys it’s Dan here, and today we’re going to be showing you a Rubber Wetpour Play Area Flooring in Bradford.

So this school came to us wanting to have a custom play area surfacing fitted that enhanced the appearance of the area whilst making certain that the surface was as safe as possible for their pupils to be using. We broke down what we could offer for them, and we were soon on site installing.

With this job we ended up agreeing that EPDM rubber wetpour would be the best flooring type to fit their play area. This surface itself is actually the most popular of the options we provide, and here’s why:

To begin with, wetpour is made up of a spongy rubber compound that acts as a superb safety surface for children. It’s because of this rubber build-up that wetpour meets the critical fall height standards needed for UK playgrounds, and therefore makes it one of, if not the safest surface in the market.

Next, wetpour is the best option for those looking for something with endless design possibilities, as here at Soft Surfaces we can install wetpour in basically any colour combination and pattern you’d like. We can also fit bespoke graphics such as educational games, shapes, logos and more to the surface as part of the installation too!

Finally, the last big benefit of opting for EPDM rubber wetpour for your play area is that it’s a porous system, and because of this water is just absorbed by the wetpour during our rainy months. This makes it the perfect outdoor playground surface for our country.

We’re proud to have been installing and maintaining wetpour for over 2 decades now, so please do get in touch regardless of the size of the works.

These images now show the job fully completed and looks really stunning in their multicoloured design with various graphics fitted throughout. The school really love their new playground.

Despite being a company that does work nationwide, we’ve worked on a lot of sites in the Bradford area and now rank in Google for these terms:

  • Playground Safety Surfaces Bradford
  • Bradford Rubber Play Area Flooring
  • EPDM Rubber Wetpour Experts Bradford
  • Nursery School Surfacing in Bradford
  • Bradford Outdoor Playground Specialists
  • And much more.

Thank you for watching this video guys, and if you are interested in any of the services we provide, please feel free to get in contact with us at or give us a call on 01625 445760.

Get in Touch

You can contact our team today if you need some advice on installing wetpour playground flooring. We work at schools and nurseries all over the UK to provide these services.

Just fill in the contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible with some prices and design options.

Colour Coating Daily Mile Track

Colour Coating Daily Mile Track are an amazing installation to the perimeter of your tarmac area.

The premium high durability paint PlastiRoute® and RollPlast® are the best solutions for any colour coating installations.

Some companies install polyurethane or acrylic coatings (with binder coat to aid the adhesion) but over the years we have this is not a tough enough application due to heavy footfall and hard-soled shoes being used.

The high durability paint colour coating is harder wearing, more vibrant and stands the test of time.

What is PlastiRoute RollPlast High Durability Paint?

The two-component PlastiRoute® RollPlast® is a liquid, rollable, solvent-free material that cures via peroxide initiator.

It is easily applied with paint rollers, and depending on the roller used it is possible to create a strong texture with superior skid resistance.

High Durability Rollplast Paint High Durability Rollplast Plastiroute Paint

PlastiRoute® RollPlast® can also be used in combination with thermoplastic markings daily mile symbols and can be made in a colour to fit your exact project.

Outdoor Wetpour Installation in Leicester

What was the specification? : Wetpour Rubber Surfacing
What colours were used? : Green, Yellow, Orange
What was the size of the job? : 230m²
How long did the job take? : 4 days on site

Wetpour Rubber Flooring Install

We installed this wetpour rubber surface for an outdoor space in Leicester. The client chose this flooring to go underneath play equipment and a canopy. It has a vibrant coloured design to make it a fun space for children to play.

Take a look at the video below to see the project in full.

Video Transcript

Hi guys it’s Dan here, and today we’re going to be showing you an Outdoor Wetpour Surfacing Install in Leicester.

So for this job we were emailed by the school that own this area, and wanted to create an outdoor playground that was safe for children to be using.

We discussed wetpour surfacing with them, and it’s many benefits as a play area flooring option. Before we knew it, we were on site installing the bespoke works.

So wetpour surfaces are widely believed to be the best option for outdoor playgrounds here in the UK, as they are made up of a spongy rubber compound.

This compound means that the flooring is great at absorbing trips and falls commonly seen during playtime, and in turn meets the critical fall height safety requirements needed for UK play areas.

As well as this, wetpour surfaces are a wonderful choice for places like schools, nurseries, universities and parks as they are perfectly suited to the outdoors. This is because it’s rubber qualities actually make the surfacing porous, able to simply absorb the rain that may effect other surface types.

Finally, for those wanting a playground they can customise, wetpour is the go to. You can have this fitted in basically any colour choices you like, and custom graphics can be fitted to the surface to help children learn during play too. This is another reason why so many opt for wetpour.

We’ve been installing and maintaining wetpour surfaces across the entire country for over 20 years now, and we’re happy to work on jobs of all shapes and sizes, so please do get in touch if you’re interested.

You can see from these images that the final job has been finished, and looks stunning in the multicoloured design. The school themselves were super happy with the work.

Even though we are a nationwide company, from doing plenty of work in Leicester we now rank in Google for these keywords:

  • Leicester Playground Installers UK
  • Rubber Wetpour Surfacing in Leicester
  • Leicestershire Play Area Builders
  • EPDM Rubber Flooring in Leicester
  • Leicester Playground Surface Experts
  • And more.

Thanks a lot for watching this video guys, and to enquire today please contact us at or simply give us a call at 01625 445 760.

Contact Us

Feel free to speak to our team if you’d like some more information about wetpour and other safety surfaces for playgrounds.

Just let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll come back to you with some specifications and prices for this work.