Jan 20, 2019 Last Updated 12:35 PM, Jan 15, 2019
The importance of physical education in schools is well documented – not only for encouraging pupils to exercise but also for developing life skills such as teamwork. Having the appropriate sporting facilities available for students to hone these skills is, therefore, important for any educational…
Getting maximum use from a sports facility is a common consideration for many within the education sector. So, with regular bad weather rendering its existing double pitch out of action for much of the winter, the International School of Prague (ISP) recently looked to a…
As urban spaces for sport and leisure become increasingly difficult to secure, local authorities and private investors will soon need to take an innovative approach to utilising existing plots. Here Gary Johnson, Director of Sport and Leisure at LK2, explains how maximising the land often…
An exciting partnership between synthetic turf facility expert, Notts Sport, a Liverpool school and a local hockey club has provided a first-class hockey facility for the school and wider community.
Excessive rain water has to be removed quickly and reliably from sports fields and competition areas. The SPORTFIX® drainage channels and other components offered by Hauraton comply with the latest standards and also meet IAAF requirements. It is essential sports facilities are designed and equipped…
The re-built athletics facilities at Harrow School included an IAAF-standard running track, facilities for long jump, high jump, discus and all the main athletics events, plus a water jump for the steeplechase and an area for the pole vault event – a relatively rare feature…
Oldham Council’s investment in leisure to help make its communities a better place to live is proving an inspiration for other local council-owned facilities in need of refurbishment.

Bespoke for belonging

  • Jan 20, 2019
  • Published in Leisure
Taking ownership of a community playground is quite important to its young visitors and extended families. So what could be better than providing a bespoke element to a playground product or even an entire play scheme? Incorporating key aspects of important local heritage, landmarks or…
Mapei floor systems have been installed at three leisure complexes, in Fife and Aberdeen.

The perfect Pitch

  • Jan 20, 2019
  • Published in Leisure
To the untrained eye, a fence is just a fence. But when it comes to enclosing sports areas, it can keep balls in play, reduce maintenance, provide safety and security, deter vandalism and graffiti and even be an integral part of the field of play,…
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