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Nursery Play Area Surfacing

Nursery play area surfacing is an important feature to have at your outdoor play facility. We have a variety of surfaces to choose from, such as wet pour, rubber mulch and grass mats. The most popular specification that we install for nurseries, playgrounds and parks is wetpour EPDM rubber flooring. This is because it is a soft safety surface which meets playground safety regulations and the Critical Fall Height (CFH) for play area equipment and flooring. All of our available surfaces have been tested and meet the necessary safety requirements for BS EN 1177 standards.

EYFS Play Area Surfacing

Wetpour is also available in a range of bright colours which can make your EYFS play area surfacing stand out and be visually pleasing for everyone. It could be installed in blues, greens, reds, yellows, purples, multi-coloured and even more. As well as the bright colours, if you wanted a more natural surface, there are browns, beiges and earth colours as well. If you like a few colours, it gives you the chance to be creative and make a design specification which is unique to your organisation.

Rubber mulch flooring has a more natural appearance and rhino rubber mulch has a rustic look similar loose bark but with the safety qualities of rubber surfacing. Grass mats are installed in areas where the client wants their surface to look natural and maintain the appearance of real grass.

For more information regarding the costs of kindergarten play area surfaces, feel free to contact our team through the enquiry form. Simply send us over the details of your project and we’ll put together a quote. We’ll do our best to make sure it fits your budget and design preferences. There are plenty of specifications to choose from when it comes to nursery recreational flooring so please let us know what sort of design you would like.

There are a number of options available for nursery playgrounds, so please get in touch if you would like to learn more. You can ask us questions about the different surface specs and the advantages of each. Our team will be more than happy to help you, so make sure to contact us using the contact form now.

Early Years Surface Types

If you’re searching for the best early years surface types for your EYFS nursery play space, it is a good idea to think about having an impact-absorbing specification installed. There are plenty of safety surfaces to select from including wetpour, rubber mulch, artificial grass and multi-activity needlepunch carpet.

Leisure grass and needlepunch may be laid over a shockpad which will give the impact absorbing properties. These are great for EYFS areas since the children can play on the synthetic carpet in all weather conditions. Needlepunch surfacing is available in a variety of bright colours making it perfect for primary schools. On the other hand, leisure grass creates a more natural look.

Rubber mulch also offers a more natural look, since it looks like wooden bark chippings. However, mulch offers safety qualities since it may be laid in different depths to meet certain CFH requirements. This is similar to wetpour, although the EPDM wetpour is available in vibrant colours and looks more like soft tarmac. If you’ve got any questions with regards to the early years surface types that are available please contact us. Our team will respond as soon as possible to help.

Nursery Playground Flooring

EYFS playground flooring should be fun and also educational, with wetpour surfacing, it can be both. Most organisations ask us to insert graphics within the design of the rubber crumb surface, the choice of graphics is endless and you can make your play area bespoke and unique. The common nursery flooring graphics which we install are jungle animals, sea life, alphabets, numbers and also roadway design. These designs might be educational because you can make them fit to the Early Years education programme and having roadways can teach the children about the rules and safety of crossing roads, whilst in a fun activity.

In the video below, our team install a roadway design in wetpour rubber flooring for an Early Years school facility, take a look at the full process:

As with the majority of surfaces, kindergarten playgrounds will also need to have some form of maintenance carried out regularly. Carrying out regular maintenance and being proactive with a cleaning plan can prevent surfacing issues. This is because over time surfacing can become worn out and damages can appear. If any leaves, dirt or litter falls on the rubber crumb area, you need to remove it. The contamination can make the surface slippery and cause the drainage system to stop working appropriately.

Rubber mulch requires light jet washing and brushing occasionally to prevent any problems from occurring. Grass mats are simple to look after; all you need to do is keep an eye of them to check for any damages. If any problems do occur then you should have the play surface repaired as soon as you can. This is to solve the issue and to keep the surface safe for the children. Also if you don’t treat the damage the amount of repairs it needs could increase.

Kindergarten Flooring Specialists

There are a number of options to pick from and our kindergarten flooring specialists can provide advice. We’ll give more details regarding the surfaces that would be best for your establishment. We’ll always take into account your preferences and spending budget. We can offer natural-looking surfaces and bright, vibrant flooring types like wetpour.

Our specialists can offer you various quotes for the different surfaces if necessary. Please do not hesitate to ask for more than one quotation.

Get In Touch

If you’d like to discuss nursery play area surfacing for your outdoor recreational area, please contact us. We’d be happy to offer you professional advice for your enquiry. Our friendly staff can give you assistance on creating a design for your EYFS playground flooring and offering a quote that fits within your budget requirements so don’t hesitate to contact us using the enquiry form on this page.

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