Sports Flooring News

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  • Gerflor continues to ‘perform’ for Polo Farm Sports Club with Taraflex Sports Flooring

    Gerflor continues to ‘perform’ for Polo Farm Sports Club with Taraflex Sports Flooring

    In the spring of 1977, when the Ford Fiesta was first launched, and Fleetwood Mac’s album Rumours hit the charts, Bill and Dick Laslett purchased an overgrown orchard at Polo Farm, Canterbury, Kent, igniting a sporting dream which turned into a flourishing reality. Today, their facilities have expanded to become…

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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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  • Lambeth Academy Cleaning Services Contract

    Lambeth Academy Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate, Environment and Sanitation Location of contract London Value of contract £400k Published date…

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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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  • Maple is back! Connor sports flooring systems available now!

    In 2015 International flooring specialist Gerflor announced their acquisition of Connor Sport Court International in a move that subsequently expanded the company’s global market reach and sports product range portfolio. Founded in 1872, Connor Sports is the leader in hardwood sports flooring and in 1974 Sport Court was formed, providing…

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  • Transport investment to drive Connection Retail's growth

    Transport investment to drive Connection Retail’s growth

    North East-headquartered flooring specialist, Connection Retail Ltd., has invested nearly £1m in its in-house transport network as it gears up for further growth. The £814,000 investment includes the purchase of 10 sprinter vans, adding to the 10 purchased in 2016. The firm, which transports up to 600 deliveries a day,…

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  • Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%

    Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%

    More carpet waste in the UK was diverted from landfill in 2016 with 142,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. This 14% increase on 2015 (125,000 tonnes) represents a diversion rate of 35% – up from just 2% in 9…

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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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  • Catch the winning action at the Recofloor 2017 Awards Event

    Don’t run out of time; book your tickets now at www.recofloor.org for the cricket-themed  Recofloor 2017 Awards Event to be held at London’s historic Kia Oval cricket ground on March 29th. This year’s annual awards event promises to go ‘all out’ celebrating the waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements of participants…

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  • A Cumberlidge specialist floor coverings puts a spring in New Health and Leisure Centre's Flooring

    A Cumberlidge specialist floor coverings puts a spring in New Health and Leisure Centre’s Flooring

    Dinnington-based floor and wall covering specialists, A Cumberlidge, have fitted a sports-specific flooring system in the exercise studio of the recently opened Thorncliffe Health & Leisure Centre in High Green, Sheffield. Explains Damian Bradley, project manager for A Cumberlidge: “The client had specified Junckers Sylvasport Premium boards on the New…

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  • In-crease your green credentials at Recofloor’s 2017 Awards Event

    Put a spin on your waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements and celebrate the winners’ runs of success at the cricket-themed 2017 Recofloor Awards Event to be held at London’s world-famous Oval cricket ground on March 29th 2017. Don’t get caught out – submit your entries online at www.recofloor.org by Friday…

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  • Junckers Launches New Website

    Junckers Launches New Website

    Junckers has re-launched its website with lots of new design features and inspiring images. An emphasis on larger images shows Junckers’ floors in some of the many fantastic buildings and homes around the world, illustrating how the floor is a key design feature of any interior. A solid hardwood floor adds a sense…

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  • Mapei UK expands Eco Adhesive range with Ultrabond Eco V4SP

    Mapei UK expands Eco Adhesive range with Ultrabond Eco V4SP

    The range of Mapei flooring adhesives produced in the UK expands with the introduction of Ultrabond Eco V4SP to Mapei’s Eco range. Ultrabond Eco V4SP is a multi-purpose high performance professional adhesive for the installation of resilient floor and wall coverings. In commercial projects, Ultrabond V4SP can be used in…

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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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  • GB-Peterborough: Werrington Sports Centre Floor Replacement

    Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate, Materials and Products, Mining and Ores Location of contract East of England Value of contract (£) £100,000 – £500,000 Published date 18 April 2016 Closing date 13 May 2016 Contract start date 15 July 2016 Contract end date 26 August 2016 Description  This…

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  • New Milton Health / Leisure Centre – Replace sports hall floor surface

    FCC 15667 New Milton Health and Leisure Centre – Replace sports hall floor surface Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate Location of contract South East Value of contract (£) £36,000 Published date 13 January 2016 Closing date 29 January 2016 Contract start date 29 March 2016 Contract end date…

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  • Recofloor’s annual Awards Event kicks off on March 3rd 2016

    Recofloor’s annual Awards Event kicks off on March 3rd 2016

    Recofloor, the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme founded by Polyflor and Altro, will be recognising its members’ achievements at the fifth annual awards event to be held on March 3rd 2016 at Old Trafford, the Home of Manchester United. The event will be hosted by Matt Le Tissier, the…

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  • Clever Stuff from Jaymart

    Clever Stuff from Jaymart

    With our huge range of specialist floorings, mats and mattings we are always confident that we have what is needed to satisfy the world of education. Recent installations have included our Alligator Warcord entrance matting system at Bournemouth University, Bladerunner rubber safety flooring in Black/Grey at Glasgow University, Bladerunner in…

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  • Sports Hall Floor Replacement at Churchill Community College

    Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate Location of contract NE27 0BY Value of contract (£) £70,000 Published date 28 September 2015 Closing date 04 October 2015 Contract start date 30 November 2015 Contract end date 16 October 2016   Description  Replace Sports Hall Flooring as per Tender documentation. The…

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  • A new way to reach aspirational buyers with Granorte

    A new way to reach aspirational buyers with Granorte

    Being rediscovered by designers as one of nature’s wonder materials, cork can now be found on footwear from the biggest sportswear brand in the world to wallpapers, fabrics and more. If nothing more than revealing the adaptability of this sustainable resource, these applications are hugely impressive, yet few can demonstrate…

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  • Recofloor – share the vinyl flooring recycling love this August

    Recofloor – share the vinyl flooring recycling love this August

    Throughout August, Recofloor’s special summer Love2shop Promotion is encouraging more flooring companies to recycle their waste vinyl flooring – and be in with a chance to win a fantastic shopping prize. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro to divert waste vinyl flooring from landfill, the UK’s national vinyl…

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  • Live Pure with Boen wood floors

    Live Pure with Boen wood floors

    Boen wood floors have launched a new surface finish called Live Pure, thanks to new surface finish technologies Boen floors treated with the new Live Pure have a completely natural and untreated look, whilst providing extremely good resistance against dust, dirt and liquids. Today there is a strong trend to…

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  • On track to success with Jaymart

    On track to success with Jaymart

    Jaymart’s heavy duty indoor/outdoor spike/skate/stud resistant smooth surface rubber safety flooring was recently specified in colour Black/Blue for the Bobsleigh Track at the University of Bath. The Bobsleigh Track facilities include a 140m push-start track which enables Britain’s bobsleigh athletes to hone their starts away from the ice. Paul Macfarlane,…

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