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[Photos] Playground Surface Installations From The 1990’s

Playground Surface Installations From The 1990’s
Throughout the decades, we have been building an inspirational album full of the playground surfaces that we have installed at schools and nurseries across the UK.

We’re always proud of the work we install, no matter how large or small the project is and with no two projects ever the same, […]

The History of the Hopscotch

The History of the Hopscotch
It is believed that the Hopscotch was first recorded back in 1677. However, there are many theories to how the popular playground game came about. Some say the Romans invented the game in order to train their army, whilst others claim that it was the Chinese who first played it.
How Hopscotch […]

Teaching Road Safety in the Playground

Teaching Road Safety in the Playground
In 2014, it was reported that child casualties from road traffic accidents rose by 6.2% to 16,727, compared to 2013 in the UK.  To help prevent these horrific incidents, why not begin by teaching road safety awareness to your nursery class in the safe surroundings of your own playground.

Roads within […]

Can Rubber Mulch Go Under Trees?

Can Rubber Mulch Go Under Trees?
Rubber mulch is well recognised as an alternative to wood bark chippings.  It’s an eco-friendly option for playground safety surfacing as it’s recycled from old truck tyres.  Unlike bark, it’s bonded together so that no loose particles shed, so maintenance is minimal.  However, it’s still porous, meaning that water can […]

LOtC with Educational Safety Surfacing

LOtC with Educational Safety Surfacing

What is LOtC?
LOtC, (Learning Outside the Classroom) is exactly how it sounds – it’s about changing a pupil’s learning environment, keeping them motivated and introducing fresh educational values. Learning Outside the Classroom is an essential part of a pupil’s development and is also supported by the Council for Learning Outside the […]

Wonderful Flooring Ideas For Playgrounds Of All Sizes

Wonderful Flooring Ideas For Playgrounds Of All Sizes
Established over 20 years ago, we have extensive expertise in installing safety surfacing. Therefore, we have built up a wealth of playground flooring ideas for areas of all shapes and sizes.

Wetpour rubber flooring is a great way to add vibrant colours to your play area.

Recognized as a safety […]

Top 10 Playground Games for Schools

Top 10 Playground Games for Schools
Playground games have been around for decades. Back in June, The Guardian claimed that the children in England are the least fit they have ever been.  Playground games are a fun and cost-effective way to keep kids physically active both at school and at home in the backyard. Here are […]

The 10 Advantages of Rubber Mulch

The 10 Advantages of Rubber Mulch
There are many advantages of rubber mulch as well as it being recognised as a rubber safety surface. Our rubber mulch, often known as resin mulch, is created from recycled truck tyres which have been shredded and bonded together with a unique resin to create an impact absorbent, safety surface […]

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