Meet our Project Director – Christopher Taylor

Chris Taylor

This is the third instalment of our meet the team series. We’ve so far talked to our two co-founders, MD Paul Lafone and Technical Director Patrick Dent about how TVS came about and why they wanted to set it up in the first place. Next up is Christopher Taylor, TVS Group’s Project Director, who is going to tell us a little bit about […]

How To Choose The Right Sports Flooring Contractors?

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A Google search for sports flooring contractors returns about 19,000,000 results. This reveals an industry packed with players. How do you choose between them? That’s what we will discuss in this article to help you on your journey. Here are 6 things to look for in a sports flooring contractor: Case studies Sports flooring contractors […]

How Is Sports Flooring Installation Carried Out?

vinyl sports flooring

Sports floors come in all shapes and sizes, but sports flooring installation is a structured process. Here’s how the process works: Removal Of Old Floor The old floor is removed if applicable. This could be an old hardwood floor, carpet, vinyl or tile. It depends on the previous use case. It may even be an […]

What Is The Safest Type Of School Gym Flooring?

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When it comes to school gym flooring, there are several criteria that need to be met to ensure safety and performance. These include: Slip resistance Hygiene (how easy it is to clean) Subfloor protection Performance (shock absorption) Your school gym has to provide a safe environment for students to workout in. The most important element […]

What Is MUGA Flooring?

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MUGA is an acronym for “Multi-Use Games Area”. ‘MUGA flooring’ is a surface that’s suitable for all-purpose sports, from tennis to hockey. The specification for such a surface calls for mixed elasticity. Mixed elasticity is a performance term that describes a floor with point elasticity (where a system deforms in a small area, such as […]

What Is The Best Type Of Football Flooring?

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Footballers like to play on artificial playing surfaces that mimic the performance and playability of grass. Artificial grass has been popular for over a decade, but only recently has it advanced to a stage where it’s nice to play on. Five-a-side is a little bit different because it takes place mostly indoors. In this particular […]

Three Reasons To Choose Vinyl Sports Flooring

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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 […]

The Different Types Of Tennis Flooring

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You are probably familiar with the professional playing surfaces in tennis: grass, clay, and hardcourt. The most interesting playing surface from our perspective as a sports surfacing specialist is the hardcourt. Of the four Grand Slam tournaments, the Australian and US Open are played on hardcourt. Roger Federer leads in hardcourt Grand Slam titles, winning […]

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 […]