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Creative Ideas to Change a School Field into a High...

The installation started late this summer and was complete just yesterday. What an amazing project at Thorntree Primary School in Middlesbrough where an old and boggy school field was optimised to its full potential with a top performing artificial turf MUGA pitch. Thorntree MUGA Pitch ProjectThorntree Primary School had a large school field which was surrounded by fencing around the back of the school. It seemed like a large waste of space which could only be used when the weather allowed it (which is obviously not very often here in Northern England!) So that is when they asked STM to step in. With our expertise and knowledge of full build installations...

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Obesity warning as playground closures go into freefall

New research shows that playgrounds continue to close at an alarming rate despite the government’s claims that they are tackling childhood obesity and mental health problems.In...

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Secondary schools to benefit from up to £13.5m to...

Free training is now on offer to 17,000 secondary school PE teachers to help foster a more positive attitude to physical education. Up to £13.5 million is being invested by Sport...

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STM Reveal New Artificial Pitch at Gateshead School

Emmanuel College in Gateshead, North East England, is to benefit from a brand new synthetic... 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...