Safety Surfacing Advice
Play Bark is an attractive, alternative safety surface for natural play areas, blending well into garden environments.
An impact absorbent surfacing made from shredded recycled rubber, rubber bark is highly absorbent but will need regular raking and topping up due to displacement.
Synthetic grass is an all-weather surface, available with or without a pile and is an ideal solution for surfacing play area to reduce visible wear.
Play Sand is a popular 'natural' impact-absorbing surfacing material to go under playground equipment. Whilst it is undoubtedly an attractive surfacing, it should be noted that it does require a high level of maintenance.
Pea gravel consists of small, smoothed and rounded stones of various colours. There are no sharp or jagged edges to these stones, they are safe for children to play on.
Wet Pour surfacing for playgrounds is highly absorbent, slip-resistant and non-abrasive to young limbs. It should also be porous, so puddles should not form.