Category Archives: Sports Flooring

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 […]

Sports Hall Flooring – Polyurethane or Timber?

Sports Hall Flooring - Polyurethane or Timber

A sports hall surface should last for 30 years or more with very little maintenance. The key to achieving this long lifespan is picking a surface that matches the intended use, and timber and polyurethane are both great options for a multi-use surface. Which is best is largely a matter of taste, although with polyurethane […]