Wetpour For Active Travel in North Down

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We are a leading outdoor surfacing company that specialises in wet pour safety surfacing in North Down. Our company provides wetpour surfacing, which can be used in a range of applications, from playground surfacing to domestic gardens.

Our wet pour surfacing is available to be used as pathways and safety surfacing in outdoor areas across the country. This wet-pour rubber safety surface is made using EPDM rubber granules to create a flexible, soft surface.

If you are interested in North Down wetpour surfacing and want to improve your outdoor space, then you have come to the right place. Contact our team today to learn more about what we can offer you.

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North Down Wet Pour Cost for Active Travel

The average cost of wetpour for active travel is £29-39 per square metre excluding base works.

The cost of wetpour surfacing can vary widely depending on several factors, including the size of the area to be covered, the quality of materials used, site preparation requirements, and labour costs.

We provide wet pour flooring to clients across the UK and offer a range of specifications, such as colour options and size options.

We offer wet-pour flooring in square metre specifications, and the amount you need can impact the price.

The UK government is trying to encourage Active Travel and incorporate it into everyday life, there are various funding programmes and incentive schemes to try and help people travel to school and work.

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Where Can I Use Wetpour Surfaces for Active Travel?

Our Wetpour safe surfacing is used in various locations for active travel. Here are some places where you can use wetpour surfaces for active travel:

  • Pedestrian Walkways: Wetpour surfaces can be used on pedestrian walkways, especially in areas with heavy foot traffic. They provide a comfortable and slip-resistant surface for pedestrians, making it safer and more pleasant to walk.

  • Cycling Paths: For dedicated cycling paths and bike lanes, wetpour surfaces can serve as a cushioned and durable option. They are especially useful in areas where cyclists need a smooth and safe riding surface.

  • Scooter Tracks: With the increasing popularity of electric scooters for short-distance travel, wetpour surfaces can be used to create scooter tracks or lanes within urban areas. These tracks provide a smooth and secure surface for scooter riders.

  • School Routes: Wetpour surfaces are often used around schools and educational institutions to create safe pathways for students who walk or bike to school. They reduce the risk of slips and falls.

  • Recreational Areas: In parks and recreational areas, wetpour surfaces can be used around playgrounds and activity zones, making it comfortable for children and adults to move around on foot or by bicycle.

  • Public Spaces: Public leisure spaces and squares designed for gatherings and events can benefit from wetpour surfaces. They provide a resilient surface for pedestrians and can be designed with attractive patterns or artwork using wetpour graphics.

  • Sports Facilities: Wetpour surfaces are also suitable for sports facilities, such as tracks for jogging or running. They offer a cushioned surface that reduces the impact on joints.

  • Transportation Hubs: Wetpour surfaces can be installed in transportation hubs like bus stops and train stations, creating safe walking paths for commuters moving between different modes of transportation.

  • Tourist Attractions: In areas with high tourist traffic, wetpour surfaces can be used around popular tourist attractions, ensuring that visitors can move around comfortably and safely.

  • Urban Greenways: Wetpour surfaces can be integrated into urban greenway projects, creating multi-use paths that encourage walking and cycling in a natural and urban environment.

When considering the use of wetpour surfaces for active travel, it's essential to assess the specific needs of the location, including factors like foot traffic volume, the types of active travel modes expected, and any safety requirements.

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What are the Benefits of Using Wetpour for Active Travel?

Wetpour surfacing offers several benefits for active travel in various settings, enhancing safety, comfort, and usability for pedestrians, cyclists, and other users.

Here are some of the key benefits of using wetpour for active travel:

  • Safety: Safety is a paramount concern for active travellers, and wetpour surfaces provide a slip-resistant and cushioned surface that reduces the risk of slips, trips, and falls. This is especially important in areas with heavy foot or bicycle traffic.

  • Shock Absorption: Wetpour surfaces offer excellent shock absorption properties, making them suitable for areas where people may be running, jogging, or engaging in physically active pursuits. This helps reduce the impact on joints and minimizes the risk of injuries.

  • Accessibility: Wetpour surfaces can be designed to be accessible for people with mobility challenges, including those using wheelchairs, walkers, or strollers. They provide a smooth, even surface that is easy to traverse.

  • Comfort: The cushioned nature of wetpour surfaces makes them comfortable for walking, jogging, or cycling. Users can enjoy a more pleasant experience while travelling actively, which may encourage them to do so more frequently.

  • Durability: Wetpour surfaces are known for their durability and resistance to wear and tear. They can withstand heavy foot and bicycle traffic, as well as exposure to the elements, without deteriorating quickly.

  • Low Maintenance: Wetpour surfaces require relatively low maintenance compared to other paving materials. They are easy to clean and do not require regular sealing or repaving, saving on long-term maintenance costs.

  • Customisation: Wetpour surfaces can be customised with various colours, patterns, and designs. This allows for creative and aesthetically pleasing installations that can enhance the visual appeal of active travel areas.

  • Noise Reduction: Wetpour surfaces can help dampen noise from foot and bicycle traffic, creating a quieter and more pleasant environment for both users and nearby residents.

  • Quick Installation: Wetpour surfaces can often be installed relatively quickly, minimizing disruptions to the surrounding area. This is particularly advantageous for retrofitting active travel paths in urban areas.

  • All-Weather Use: Wetpour surfaces are suitable for use in all weather conditions.

  • Promotion of Active Travel: By providing a safe and comfortable surface for walking, jogging, and cycling, wetpour encourages active travel, which has numerous health and environmental benefits.

Overall, Wetpour surfaces offer a versatile and practical solution for creating safe and enjoyable environments for active travel, whether in urban areas, recreational spaces, schools, nursery playgrounds or transportation hubs.

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What is Wetpour Surfacing?

Wetpour surfacing, also known as rubber safety surfacing or rubberised playground surfacing, is a type of resilient and impact-absorbing surface commonly used in parks, school playgrounds, nurseries, sports facilities, and other areas where safety is a concern.

It is designed to minimize the risk of injury from falls and provide a comfortable, slip-resistant, and accessible surface for various activities.

We are a leading company in safety surfacing installation in North Down and offer flexible flooring for outdoor applications.

Our wetpour surfacing is made using EPDM rubber granules to create a flexible playground safety surfacing commonly found in outdoor areas and school yards across the nation.

We use the highest quality materials for our playground flooring and install using a two-layer system for maximum safety.

This rubber safety surfacing is ideal for all kinds of outdoor areas, and we install it to meet the required depth of critical fall heights, which is the national safety standards for this kind of work.

We install every surface in two layers, starting with a polyurethane resin base layer per square metre and then a top layer which is made primarily of the rubber crumb surface and comes in a range of colours. These are combined using a polyurethane binder in the sub-base layer to ensure longevity.

Our wet pour surfacing is flexible and durable, making it suitable to use in outdoor areas to protect children. You can find our two-layered system in most school yards, children's playgrounds, and around play equipment to protect young people as they play freely.

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Wetpour Specification

Our North Down wet pour safety surfacing is laid in two layers, starting with a sub-base layer, to create a hard-wearing course path that will last a long time.

Wetpour can be installed onto tarmac sub base, a compacted MOT Type 1 stone sub base or a no-fines concrete sub base.

This form of outdoor flooring is commonly found in play areas for children, such as the school playground.

We work with many clients across the UK to provide the construction of wet pour safety surfacing, which means we are highly experienced.

It is this experience that allows us to meet all specifications for our wetpour playground surfacing, ensuring it is laid exactly to your standards.

This is why we offer vibrant colours, ensuring that not only are children protected on playground equipment but also that the play area is a fun and welcoming area for them,

Our wet pour rubber surfacing can be installed over most surface types, including concrete making it ideal for any school yard. We can install wetpour over a solid surface to provide additional protection and keep all children safe.

Before we can lay the wetpour in your location, we will provide a site survey to ensure it is suitable and prepare the current flooring, so our wet pour surfaces lay properly.

If you are interested in improving North Down playground safety, then we can help. Our wet pour surfacing is versatile, flexible, and durable, making it suitable to use as a playground surface and in many other outdoor locations.

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Wetpour Maintenance North Down

Our wetpour surfacing is designed to be flexible and long-lasting, making it ideal for playgrounds and school yards.

Made using a combination of rubber and natural granules, wet pour surfacing is durable and weather resistant, ensuring it will last a long time once it has been installed.

To ensure you are getting the most out of your rubber surfacing, we also offer maintenance services for all our wet pour flooring that we install. We can provide the products and tools needed to maintain the rubber wet pour and help you keep it clean.

We understand that you want to create a fun, safe environment for children, which is why we not only install wetpour flooring but offer maintenance to our clients.

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Wet pour flooring is a versatile and durable option for a variety outdoor areas in North Down.

As a leading wet pour surfacing company, we provide these solutions to a range of clients across the UK and can help improve playground safety.

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