Category: play surfacing

Chester Zoo Play Area Surfacing by Safer Surfacing

Chester Zoo Play Area Surfacing by Safer Surfacing Chester Zoo Round 2! Chester Zoo Play Area Surfacing by Safer Surfacing. After supplying Chester Zoo with the rubber chipping surfacing for their brand new Madagascar PLAY! area back in 2017, we were delighted when they contacted us

Rubber chippings vs other playground and landscaping materials

The benefits of Rubber Surfacing Rubber surfacing versus other playground and landscaping materials. Rubber chippings are quickly becoming an industry standard as a safe solution for commercial and residential playgrounds, as well as an alternative for landscaping. Rubber chippings offer many benefits. Rubber chippings offer many benefits

7 ways to encourage outdoor playtime!

We know how important playing out in the fresh air is for kids, but with screens increasingly taking their attention, they might need a little coaxing to get out and about. Here’s our top 7 tips to encourage outdoor playtime. 1. Plant a garden or

Making your garden play area safe and colourful!

Safer Surfacing make outdoor play and gardening safe, simple and colourful! Our rubber chippings have a range of uses from making play safe to making gardens beautiful.     Outdoor play is important for children and we know how changeable the British weather can be!

Recycled rubber bark for school play areas

Play requirements We were delighted when we were asked by Dee Point Primary School in Blacon, Chester to replace their play areas with recycled resin bound rubber bark. The two areas were using conventional wood bark that had become soggy and messy. This meant that

How we turned a no play area into an all weather play surface

What do you do with a play area you can’t play in? This was the issue facing one of our clients recently. They had young children and a fair sized back garden, so they created a bespoke play area for the children.   The surface

Critical fall height – what is it and do I need it?

Critical fall height This is a reference you hear a lot when considering play equipment and safety surfacing. BS EN:1177:2008 According to British Standards EN 1177:2008 all play equipment with a free fall height above 0.6m requires a critical fall height certified flooring around the

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