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Basketball courts are generally constructed on MUGAs and played on these because can be played on most sports surfaces. The ball courts usually have the basketball hoops within the fenceline and line marking basketball sports lines have recently changed the basketball key.

Health Benefits of Playing Basketball

When it comes to sport, America’s first love might be its age-long tradition of American football, but coming in at a close second is basketball. Created in the USA in 1891, Dr. James Naismith is known as the founding-father of the well loved American game. Born in 1861 in Ontario, Canada, as a young boy, […]

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Building Schools Polymeric Basketball Court in Manchester

One of our recent projects was the construction of a polymeric basketball court for a school in Manchester who wanted to renovate an existing sports surface and turn it into a multi use games area. We carried out the full installation of the rubber court surfacing as well as additional rebound fencing to keep the […]

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Resurface Macadam MUGAs

Resurface MUGAs when the existing surfaces arent giving the correct playing characteristics is done by the following : Pressure wash the area and remove all debris, moss and algae. Fill cracks in the MUGAs surfaces with tennis court / MUGA crack filler. Remove any loose material and apply a binder coat layer. Apply two coats […]

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Removal of synthetic sports grass artificial pitch surfaces

Removal of synthetic sports grass artificial pitch surfaces needs research with the UK for environmental issues. At Soft Surfaces we are a ‘GREEN’ company who put the environment first. On any projects we are to uplift, remove existing astroturf or synthetic sports surfaces we try to re-use as first choice but if that isn’t viable […]

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Resurfacing Artificial Turf

Resurfacing artificial turf pitches are common within the UK on all weather pitches. All weather pitches are a synthetic sports pitch constructed in artificial grass. These sports surfaces can be line marked for multi use sports so on one court can be used for a football pitch, rugby pitch, basketball court, netball court, and hockey […]

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No league match shall be played on an artificial surface??

The premier league rules at present is “No league match shall be played on an artificial surface” but sooner rather than later this ruling will be abolished. The main advantage of an artificial sports pitch surface is that it can be played on in nearly all weather conditions. The synthetic turf doesnt become a mud […]

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What is an STP / ATP??

An STP stands for synthetic turf pitch and ATP stands for artificial turf pitch. Both meanings are the same with regards to the sports surfacing being installed in astro turf. There are several types of astroturf to meet certain sports from sand dresses, sand filled to 3G artificial grass football surfaces. An STP / ATP […]

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What is a MUGA??

Many people ring to ask what is a MUGA? What is a MUSA and the general answer is that the abbreviated letters are multi use games area or multi use sports area. The title pretty much explains what the area is and it is generally a ball court constructed for multi games and sports. A […]

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Sports surfacing budgets

Every school in England will have the opportunity to establish a community sports club with synthetic turf sports pitch, as part of a new strategy to encourage young people to play sport for life including football, rugby, futsal, basketball, hockey, netball and multi sports. The move is a key part of a £1 billion, five-year […]

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Q26 FILLED SYNTHETIC SURFACING

Q26 Special surfacing/ pavings for sports/ general amenity SURFACINGS FOR SPORTS AREAS 120       SURFACING FOR MULTISPORT AREA – SYNTHETIC TURF PITCH Type: Filled Synthetic Turf Performance: To BS EN 14877 –    Class: Sport England MUGA type 5, Construction of Multi Use Games Areas Anticipated usage: to be confirmed Priority of activities: 1. 5-a-side football, 2. […]

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