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SmartPlay installation process

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In this case study, we are going to go into the details of the SmartPlay installation process. You may be asking, what is SmartPlay? Well, SmartPlay is our patented foam shock pad, which when used in conjunction with our EcoSmart or FireSmart grass mats becomes the SmartPlay System.SmartPlay has a range of benefits, including enhanced […]

FireSmart vs EcoSmart

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FireSmart vs EcoSmart… What’s the difference between these two grass mat safety surfaces and which is better? What is FireSmart? FireSmart safety surfacing is the original and best fire-retardant grass mat in the UK. They are also made from recycled rubber but are heavier duty than our EcoSmart mats and have been treated for fire […]

EPDM Wear pads: All you need to know

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What are EPDM wear pads? EPDM wear pads are a section of surfacing which is designed to withstand high usage, such as take-off and landing points and other impact zones. Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer, better known as EPDM, is an extremely durable synthetic rubber used across a variety of applications. It is heat and weather […]

We’re exhibiting at Futurescape 2019!

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We’re excited to announce that we’re one of the exhibitors at Futurescape 2019! Futurescape is one of the most important landscaping events in the UK and has been running since 2012. Why visit Futurescape? The one-day FutureScape event connects landscapers to nurseries, nurseries to landscape architects, landscape architects to contractors, contractors to suppliers, suppliers to specifiers, […]

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How to Clean Wet Pour & Rubber Mulch

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We are often asked by clients how to clean wetpour and maintain their existing safety surfacing. Both RubbaSmart wetpour and JungleMulch rubber surfacing are a low maintenance product, however, there are things you can do to keep it looking good and extend the life span of your playground flooring. As with any surface, we advise […]

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What is Critical Fall Height (CFH)?

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What is Critical Fall Height? Quite simply, Critical Fall Height is the maximum height of fall from play equipment to the ground. It is the distance from the ground up to the highest platform a child can reach or stand on. Safety surfaces do not prevent injury, however when installed correctly they can significantly lessen […]

6 things to consider when designing a playground

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There are a lot of things to consider with playground design. Regardless of whether you are updating an old area or developing a brand new one, we wanted to highlight the top 6 priorities. By thinking about each of these areas, you are more likely to create a playground which both intrigues children and withstands […]

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Muswell Hill Primary School – Case Study

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Asbestos. The world’s favourite building material. That was, until scientific studies showed exposure to asbestos is linked to several diseases, including cancers. Blue and brown asbestos were banned from use in the UK in 1985 and white and all other types of asbestos were eventually banned in 1999. However, due to its significant wide range […]