img(height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2939831959404383&ev=PageView&noscript=1")

A spring in the step: Taraflex Evolution

When the sports hall at Ashington Academy in Northumberland needed a refresh, the existing Gerflor flooring was replaced with its updated equivalent

In association with
Taraflex Evolution at Ashington Academy, Northumberland: Taraflex has been the number one sports floor solution for over 60 years and has been selected for 10 Olympic Games.
Taraflex Evolution at Ashington Academy, Northumberland: Taraflex has been the number one sports floor solution for over 60 years and has been selected for 10 Olympic Games.

When Ashington Academy secondary school in Northumberland needed to update the Gerflor Taraflex in its sports hall, a ‘like-for-like’ flooring was specified. The original was fit-for-purpose, but a little jaded after four decades of demanding use.

Ashington Academy has an extensive sports curriculum and a thriving programme of extra-curricular activities. Its sports hall is used for badminton, sprinting, hockey, basketball and five-a-side football. High-performance Taraflex Evolution was chosen because it is ideal for multi-use halls used by all ages.

Taraflex Evolution features double density CXP HD foam technology for the greater comfort and protection of players. It is a 7.5mm thick, P1 category point elastic, cushioned sports flooring that is fully compliant with EN Standard 14904. Point elastic vinyl floorings provide shock absorbency and impact resistance and are not rated by weight-related performance like other indoor sports surfaces.

Taraflex Evolution is durable, low maintenance and requires only routine cleaning with no need to strip or re-lacquer the surface. It is economical to maintain compared to other floor types with the same levels of multi-use performance. 

1234

For more information and technical support, visit gerflor.co.uk

 

Contact:

01926 622600

contractuk@gerflor.com


 

Latest

Experts favour electric heat pumps as more practical way to green energy supply

Electrical heat pumps best route to green energy

Career academic with particular expertise in housing, who volunteered for the Archdiocese of Liverpool and chaired the precursor of ARB

John Nelson Tarn, 1934-2020, career academic with expertise in housing

When Knight Architects was asked to replace a river crossing lost in Storm Desmond, winning local support was top of the design brief

Knight Architects consulted locals to bridge difficult decisions

How will the role of architects evolve given construction's battered reputation post-Grenfell? The RIBAJ Firestopping User Guide in association with Hilti considers the issues

Firestopping user guide

Studio Polpo isn’t your everyday practice. It’s there to spot ways it can improve its community, working with a network of architects, clients, and often opportunist ideas

Sheffield practice is there to spot ways to improve the local lot