Tarmacadam Recreational Surfaces
The tarmacadam recreational surfaces that we install are very popular because they have so many benefits and are well known for their versatility. Macadam is installed on roads, sports pitches, driveways and parks and can be installed in all different types of areas to meet a range of specifications. Macadam surfaces are long lasting, require low maintenance, they may be used in all types of weather and are very durable.
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Recreational Tarmac Areas
The surface type used for tarmacadam recreational surfaces is porous so that water will drain through without flooding an area, this makes is great for surfaces which the public will be using. If you are thinking about installing a macadam surface, you should do some background checks. This is because you need a surface which you can use and be happy with and not one which poor quality or doesn’t meet your requirements.
The costs of installing tarmacadam outdoor flooring surfaces will vary from each job, it depends upon the area size, locations, existing surface and conditions and the type of design specification which you choose. We would be happy to create a bespoke design of the recreational tarmac areas for you and discuss the costs for this work, contact us through our enquiry form and we’ll get in touch as soon as possible.
If any damages appear on your recreational tarmac surfaces it’ll be a low cost to repair and it’s a simple issue which can be repaired easily. The damages are normally just cracks appearing and this could be fixed by putting a new layer of the asphalt in to fill damaged the area. We can complete maintenance for your macadam surface to help prevent any issues and keep it in top condition for as long as possible.
We can install tarmacadam for recreational areas, if you are looking for a surface that requires little maintenance and can undergo heavy use. If you have any questions regarding tarmacadam surfacing that may be installed for recreational spaces, please get in touch now using the contact form.
Macadam Outdoor Play Surfacing
Macadam outdoor play surfacing is great because it allows you to be creative with the flooring. There are loads of options to make the surface unique for your facility. We can apply paint to a range of outdoor macadam surfaces in several colours. This is an excellent way to quickly give your surface some colour and make it look new.
We use anti-skid macadam paint and this will cover up any old markings which are on the tarmacadam surface. The good thing about the paint is that it is available in a range of colours and this lets you brighten up your facility. It’s vital if you have a tarmacadam surface in a school or nursery that you make it exciting by having games and activities upon the surface.
Thermoplastic marking designs can transform an existing surface into a fun macadam outdoor play surfacing area. This can encourage physical activities and education for children. To install the playground markings, the thermoplastic material is set out onto the tarmacadam and then it is heated at a high temperature until it melts onto the surface. It is a very fast process which is great for schools. It means the children may be out and playing as soon as the markings fully set. It’s also cost effective for you as we don’t have the costs of multiple days on site.
Previously, paint would be applied to the tarmac but this can fade over time and wear out. Thermoplastic marking designs will last a lot longer and look a lot better because they are brighter. If you’re thinking about installing tarmacadam recreational surfaces for your outdoor area, please get in contact with us for more details. We can provide you with a range of specification sheets and designs as well as an idea of the costs for your project.
Tarmac Sports Surfaces
Tarmacadam is also a popular choice for sports facilities. Tarmac sports surfaces are great for things like netball, tennis and basketball. The surfacing could be installed for MUGA courts too. Once the tarmac has been installed on the facility, you may decide to alter the design by painting the surface with anti slip acrylic paint. This comes in a number of colours to meet your individual needs and requirements.
Sport line markings are also available for activities such as netball and basketball. Since kids are able to participate in numerous physical games, they can concentrate more during lessons so it is a lot easier to take in information. By participating in different games with other pupils, the children are able to develop socially as well as physically.
Kids can learn countless abilities including teamwork while actively playing the different games in the playground. It encourages them to spend more time with their classmates on the recreational spaces. Thorough doing this they can form brand new relationships. Check out our post on the benefits of outdoor play for children to find out more.
Colourful Designs on Tarmacadam Areas
We can apply colourful designs on tarmacadam areas to improve the playground and combine decorative graphic designs. Children can enjoy fun activities in addition to enhancing their physical health and learning valuable skills. They are perfect for all pupils age 5-11 in both KS1 and KS2. We can install academic markings so that the kids will play games to understand a variety of subjects. The most commonly chosen graphic designs may be things like number grids, clocks, phonics and cartoon animals.
You can install an array of patterns, measurements and colours to obtain a fantastic set of markings for your organisation. Heat applied plastic play area designs are generally great for parks, primary schools and day care organisations. They are strong and durable, plus they also offer anti slip qualities. Our specialists will administer improvements and renovation of pre-existing graphics to enhance them and add more decorative patterns. The variety of markings we are able to apply consists of a number of traditional activities. Some of the popular designs include:
- Snakes and Ladders
- Duck Duck Goose
- What’s the Time Mr Wolf?
- Road safety games
- Numbers and letters
- Sports activities
- Times table grids
- Dart boards
- Throwing targets
It is very simple to install these colourful game designs onto your existing facility. We aim to cause minimum disruption and the work is usually complete in a day depending on the specification. Therefore the children can get back to having fun with the play area quickly.
This video below shows one of our projects with our team installing a Snakes and Ladders grid:
Our installers will put the cut out markings onto the playground in the correct position. They will then add heat with a burner until the shapes adhere to the flooring. When the work is complete, the playground marking graphics result in a vibrant and durable finish. They are an effective way to enhance a play area’s appearance making it more enjoyable for the children. We take pride in being able to educate and entertain through the colourful recreational markings.
Here’s what our customers say
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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
You can find out more about tarmacadam recreational surfaces by contacting our team using the enquiry form provided. We will respond with details regarding the tarmac surfacing and where we can install it. We will also offer additional details on playground markings which we can add to tarmac recreational areas along with non slip painting.