Category Archives: Sports Flooring

Sports Flooring and Acoustics, Deansgate Square, Manchester

indoor tennis court installation

Client: Renaker Build Ltd Main Contractor: Renaker Build Ltd Acoustic Consultant: Fisher Acoustics   Project Objective Deansgate Square’s tallest tower reaches 64-stories and the development houses more than 1,500 stylish apartments and penthouses. It also boasts one of the most luxurious health and fitness complexes in the region. TVS Group was approached to recommend a […]

What Is The Best Playground Surface Material?

What is the best playground surface material

Playgrounds are supposed to be where fun happens, but a day of fun can go horribly wrong when play areas are unsafe. One of the leading causes of injuries in playgrounds is incorrect surfacing which can cause minor and serious injuries. Flash back to the 1970s and playgrounds were mostly surfaced with asphalt. Would you […]

What Surface Is Available for Sports Pitches?

flooring for sports pitches

Sports pitches are typically multi-use surfaces with football, hockey, rugby, American football and basketball played on them. However, the performance of a sports pitch depends on the sport it is used for and this is determined by the pile height of the artificial grass. Longer artificial grass is better for football, but shorter grass is […]

Three Reasons To Choose Vinyl Sports Flooring

vinyl sports flooring

Depending on who you ask, the best kind of sports flooring is vinyl, polyurethane or hardwood. The truth is there’s a place for all three surfaces. However, perhaps the most versatile of them all is vinyl sports flooring because it offers a variety of desirable features. Here are 3 reasons to choose vinyl sports flooring […]

Polyurethane Versus Vinyl Sports Flooring

Polyurethane vs vinyl sports flooring

Polyurethane (PU) and vinyl (PVC) floors are extremely popular in sports halls and leisure centres because they are durable and deliver excellent performance. The biggest difference you need to know is that vinyl is a flooring system consisting of several vinyl layers. Polyurethane, on the other hand, is a coating applied on top of a […]

What is Sports Hall Flooring Made Of?

What is Sports Hall Flooring Made of

The traditional surface for sports hall flooring is solid timber (usually Maple) with several coats of clear lacquer. This was probably the floor your childhood school sports hall had, and many sports halls today still make use of it. In recent years, a new contender has surfaced in the form of polyurethane. Polyurethane offers outstanding […]

What Are The Different Types of Sports Flooring?

What Are The Different Types of Sports Flooring

Because there are so many different types of sports flooring available, school sports halls, colleges, universities and leisure centres can get a surface for any use case. There really is no limitation for what can be achieved. There are special surfaces for sports like football and hockey, and general surfaces for indoor courts, halls and […]