Safety Flooring News

Safety flooring can provide outstanding durability and sustained slip resistance, and are the ideal choice for extreme heavy duty areas where extra protection is needed – floorinsite brings you the latest in news, design and installations.

  • Altro Flooring Brings Enchantment To New Children’s Emergency Unit 2

    Altro Flooring Brings Enchantment To New Children’s Emergency Unit

    Altro Orchestra smooth flooring has been used to create two child-friendly woodland-themed reception and play areas as part of a refurbishment in Milton Keynes Hospital Paediatric Emergency Department. Altro Suprema safety flooring was also fitted in the new unit’s observation areas, treatment bays, examination rooms, and toilets. AD Architects designed the new…

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  • Altro Safety Floors integrated package brings feel-good factor

    Altro Safety Floors integrated package brings feel-good factor

    An integrated package of Altro Safety Floors, walls and ceilings has been installed in a brand new flagship Spinal Injury Centre in Dorset, run by disability charity Livability, creating a homely, design-led unit with a high level of aesthetic appeal. Livability Holton Lee has recently undergone a total refurbishment, carried…

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  • Altro Cantata Flooring creates a relaxing environment for playful Dachshunds

    Altro Cantata Flooring creates a relaxing environment for playful Dachshunds

    Pigglefairy Puppies, based near Kings Lynn, is a council-licenced breeder of Kennel Club registered miniature Dachshunds. The kennel where the dogs slept was five years old and was starting to look tired. It needed a refit, and owner Debbie Casemore wanted a solution that would not stress the dogs. She…

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  • Polyflor launches Polysafe Quattro PUR 2

    Polyflor launches Polysafe Quattro PUR

    Polyflor, the UK’s commercial and residential vinyl flooring specialist, has just announced the launch of their new Polysafe Quattro PUR collection. This innovative safety flooring range offers barefoot and shod sustainable wet slip resistance with a stud-free finish for enhanced comfort underfoot. Polysafe Quattro has been specifically designed to provide…

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  • EXF Fitness New Flooring Range Designed to Perform

    EXF Fitness New Flooring Range Designed to Perform

    Finding the balance between providing the best fitness flooring, meeting European standards, fire, acoustic and vibration regulation is difficult to do. These issues are never more important than in hotel and mixed-use developments, where the need is to provide great fitness facilities safely and as quietly as possible. However, the…

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  • Car park lining at the Olympic Stadium by Solidlux 6

    The only floor coating for Line Marking at the speed of light!

    Some places never get a rest. In areas where activity continues 24/7 installing floor markings is a challenge. After years of research, a ground-breaking innovation has now arrived: a rapid action floor coating that is fully cured and 100% load resistant, immediately after installation. SolidLux Instant Coatings give minimum disturbance…

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  • Gerflor ‘barking’ up right tree with BRAVEHOUND 1

    Gerflor ‘barking’ up right tree with BRAVEHOUND

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) caused as a direct result of their brave service in defence of our nation has affected an increasing number of our veterans over the past few years. It’s a sad tale where the invisible wounds they bring home aren’t understood or addressed properly. Finding their way…

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  • Securenett welcomes new contract with Floors 4 You

    West Midlands-based security and monitoring firm Securenett are pleased to welcome a deal with national flooring retailer Floors 4 You. Securenett will be providing Floors 4 You with a number of security solutions, including the installation and maintenance of intruder alarm and CCTV hardware across all 18 Floors 4 You…

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  • Securenett celebrate new deal with Floors 4 You

    West Midlands-based security and monitoring firm Securenett are pleased to welcome a deal with national flooring retailer Floors 4 You. Securenett will be providing Floors 4 You with a number of security solutions, including the installation and maintenance of intruder alarm and CCTV hardware across all 18 Floors 4 You…

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  • Fitness comes first with Gerflor

    Flooring for the evolving fitness facilities of the hospitality and leisure industry are in good shape. It’s an evolution that international flooring and interiors specialist Gerflor have been embracing for some while. Britain seems more aware of the need to keep fit and healthy as we see an upsurge in…

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  • Recofloor names 2017 vinyl flooring recycling award winners 4

    Recofloor names 2017 vinyl flooring recycling award winners

    Recofloor, the UK’s vinyl flooring take-back scheme, celebrated the environmental commitment of its recycling champions at its sixth Annual Awards Event at London’s world-famous Kia Oval cricket ground in March. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors received trophies and certificates in ten major award categories plus Gold and Silver groupings from…

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  • Your Complete Wood Flooring Solution Partner: Marldon UK

    Your Complete Wood Flooring Solution Partner: Marldon UK

    Marldon UK specialise in high-quality, reliable systems and our passion for constant innovation results in revolutionary products is already proven on projects such as; The Shard and One Tower Bridge. Combining high performance with low environmental impact and delivering quality without compromise, our products overcome challenges, saving time and speeding up…

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  • Flowfresh Floors Attain HACCP International Certification

    Flowfresh Floors Attain HACCP International Certification

    HACCP International certification is a globally recognised. Flowfresh also meets the ISO 22196 standard. A Flowfresh coating can be laid to falls. Global resin flooring manufacturer Flowcrete Group Ltd has secured International HACCP Certification for its Flowfresh range of antimicrobial enhanced polyurethane floors. This certification means that food and beverage…

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  • Polydeck - Large Commercial Project of the Year - over 500 m2

    Polydeck – Large Commercial Project of the Year – over 500 m2

    This award is for a joint submission by a Manufacturer and Contractor member. Eligible projects should have been started or completed during the period October 2015 – September 2016 There are two Commercial Project Awards, use this form for a LARGE COMMERCIAL PROJECT – Over 500m2 (You may enter projects…

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  • Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Flooring companies that recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Recofloor can save up to 70% on disposal costs when compared to sending offcuts or uplifted material to landfill. Since Polyflor and Altro founded their national waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme in 2009, more than 700 collectors across the UK and…

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  • Tarasafe Ultra H20 perfect for social housing!

    Tarasafe Ultra H20 perfect for social housing!

    The dramatic increase in life expectancy has changed the shape of British society. In 1856 average life expectancy was 40 years. Today it’s 84.4 years for women and 81.6 years for men and there are now more people over retirement age than children under sixteen. These extra years of life…

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  • Royal Automobile Club London choose Gerflor

    Royal Automobile Club London choose Gerflor

    We all love a sense of tradition and occasion. It’s this very fabric of British culture that sets us apart from the rest of the World and defines who we are. The Royal Automobile Club in London’s prestigious Pall Mall exemplifies the very essence of our delight with all things…

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  • Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a…

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  • Luxury vinyl tile range from Milliken Enhanced, Refined and Designed to Combine 2

    Luxury vinyl tile range from Milliken Enhanced, Refined and Designed to Combine

    Milliken announces a new addition to its Luxury Vinyl Tile range: Freelay LVT. The Freelay LVT collection includes six designs and the additional benefit of effortless adhesive free installation, as well as excellent comfort and acoustic characteristics. Furthermore, the standard LVT range has been edited and the collection refined with…

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  • New Trailer Restraint System a Win-Win for Interfloor and XPO Logistics

    New Trailer Restraint System a Win-Win for Interfloor and XPO Logistics

    The team behind a new trailer restraint system – the first of its kind in the UK – has been recognised for its innovative invention which allows larger loose loads to be carried more safely. Flooring and accessories manufacturer Interfloor, based in Haslingden Lancashire, and its supply chain partner XPO…

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  • Gerflor to wow visitors at Architecture Expo, Ireland

    Gerflor to wow visitors at Architecture Expo, Ireland

    The Royal Dublin Society’s (RDS) main hall in the leafy and elegant suburb of Dublin that is Ballsbridge is set once again to provide the backdrop for architects, designers and specifiers to get to grips with the latest trends in their industries. Architecture Expo, Ireland is a two-day showcase of…

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  • French flair with Gerflor

    French flair with Gerflor

    International vinyl flooring specialist Gerflor have their manufacturing base in Tarare, France. It’s a place where history meets innovation and creativity head-on in a seamless blend of technical harmony. Tarare, with its 10,865 inhabitants lies just 35 kms from Lyon in the south eastern corner of France. A land where…

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  • Rinos secondary entrance matting range now available in Bfl-s1

    Rinos secondary entrance matting range now available in Bfl-s1

    Rinos understand fire safety is an important subject for contract flooring, Entrance flooring needs to fulfil at least the flammability class Cfl-s1 and be fully tested to EN 13501. However there is an increasing demand for Bfl-s1 products that can withstand almost twice the amount of radiant heat. In order to…

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  • Industrial Flooring: Don’t Compromise Aesthetics for Functionality

    Industrial Flooring: Don’t Compromise Aesthetics for Functionality

    Industrial settings have a reputation of being cold, drab places, particularly with being typically grey and plain. So, while incredibly practical, they understandably aren’t famed for their aesthetics. Uninteresting and industrial flooring don’t need to fall under the same schema, as you shouldn’t have to choose between high performance flooring…

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  • Welsh Slate is Phelan's favourite at York racecourse

    Welsh Slate is Phelan’s favourite at York racecourse

    The redeveloped York racecourse features roofing and flooring by Welsh Slate. Roofing and flooring from Welsh Slate feature on the first major redevelopment of the northern end of York racecourse for a century. They were specified by master planners Phelan Architects as a natural material to complement the listed buildings…

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