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Gerflor evolves its 40-year Taraflex legacy

When Ashington Academy’s sports hall required updating, the school decided to replace its existing Gerflor Taraflex® sport flooring with a ‘like-for-like’ Gerflor flooring as the floor, which was still fit-for-purpose, was a little jaded after four decades of demanding use. Ashington Academy, Ashington, Northumberland, opened in 1960 as Ashington Grammar to become a comprehensive school in the seventies and a foundation school as part of Ashington Learning Partnership in 2007. With its own land, buildings and staff, it was one of the first educational trusts in the country and is now sponsored by the North East Learning Trust. A secondary school...

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New Simply Play to be a great asset

Simply Play, the freely available assessment tool, has just gone through a redevelopment process to increase functionality and usability, and is now available for all to use via the new...

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Gerflor see school success with Taraflex Comfort

Astrea Academy is a new-build and refurbishment project in the north-east of Sheffield, opening its doors to a handful of students in September 2018. However, in seven years’ time it...

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A deserving winner of Proludic’s 30th anniversary...

The Ripple Retreat, the brainchild of Lynne and Ian McNicoll, and built and managed by the... Read More


Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play

Innovative play equipment installed in park

Kay Park in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire is the first in Scotland to introduce an Expression Swing, new intergenerational play equipment allowing children and adults, or...

Garden Centre invests in playground extension

Just a year after opening, a Bradford Garden Centre has extended its children's play area.Grass Hoppers at Tong Garden Centre welcomed over 22,000 children to its new...


Timber Play

Timber Play

Playforce celebrates a successful 18 months

Playforce, the UK's leading playground and outdoor space provider, is celebrating a bumper 2015 followed by a successful first six months of 2016. Highlights include...

Timberplay create play area to go wild in

Timberplay are delighted to have created the exciting and challenging new play area Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The play area is fully open for the summer season and is...


Safety Surfacing

Safety Surfacing

RTC Safety Surfaces completes school project

RTC Safety Surfaces has installed a fun and engaging wet pour play surface for The Community School of Auchterarder. Covering a total area size of 417m², the vibrant...

Ennis-Flint reinvent playground markings

In April 2016, Ennis-Flint, the world leading supplier and manufacturer of road marking material, launched two new preformed thermoplastic road markings - Thermaline and...


Sport Play

Sport Play

Game, set and match for Garside Sands

Aggregate Industries’ specialist sands division, Garside Sands, has launched an innovative sport sand that can be used to replicate the performance of a clay tennis...

TigerTurf has all angles covered with Rugby 360

Leading artificial grass manufacturer, TigerTurf UK, has unveiled a new rugby-specific surface for schools and clubs looking to invest in an all-weather, year-round...