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Wet Pour in Wychavon: Case Study

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PlaySmart recently installed a 32sqm area of wet pour at Tibberton Play Area for Wychavon District Council.  The council asked for a blue colour to match their district logo colour, but wanted to save on costs for the small space. To reduce costs, we suggested a blue with black fleck option, which would create a […]

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10 reasons to choose synthetic playground surfacing

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Before we dig in to our 10 reasons to choose synthetic playground surfacing, we want to make it clear what we mean by that. ‘Synthetic’ surfaces are products such as; bonded rubber mulch, rubber wet pour, artificial grass and rubber grass mats. ‘Natural’ play surfaces include; bark, gravel, sand and woodchip. 1. It lasts longer […]

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SmartPlay installation process

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In this case study, we are going to go into the details of the SmartPlay installation process. You may be asking, what is SmartPlay? Well, SmartPlay is our patented foam shock pad, which when used in conjunction with our EcoSmart or FireSmart grass mats becomes the SmartPlay System.SmartPlay has a range of benefits, including enhanced […]

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How to Clean Wet Pour & Rubber Mulch

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We are often asked by clients how to clean wetpour and maintain their existing safety surfacing. Both RubbaSmart wetpour and JungleMulch rubber surfacing are a low maintenance product, however, there are things you can do to keep it looking good and extend the life span of your playground flooring. As with any surface, we advise […]

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What is Critical Fall Height (CFH)?

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What is Critical Fall Height? Quite simply, Critical Fall Height is the maximum height of fall from play equipment to the ground. It is the distance from the ground up to the highest platform a child can reach or stand on. Safety surfaces do not prevent injury, however when installed correctly they can significantly lessen […]

6 things to consider when designing a playground

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There are a lot of things to consider with playground design. Regardless of whether you are updating an old area or developing a brand new one, we wanted to highlight the top 6 priorities. By thinking about each of these areas, you are more likely to create a playground which both intrigues children and withstands […]