Funding is now available in the UK due to the increase in funding from Inspired Facilities, Sport England and the National Lottery. As the Olympic Games are in the UK, we are seeing many schools, clubs and local authorities looking to replace and upgrade their pole vault facilities and Soft Surfaces Ltd can help you with the re design, specification and budget / funding requirements. Pole Vault run up has standard dimensions of 1.22m width and 40m length and is made from EPDM Polymeric recycled rubber.
The pole vault run up or runway also has standard inclinations. The inclination in the running direction is 1:1000 and the overall lateral inclination is 1:100 and it also has a landing cushion of 25m2 or 5m x 5m. Pole vault also has a box which needs to be installed. The specification of this is 1.084m length, 600mm wide at the front end and tapers to 150mm at the bottom. Pole Vault can be constructed to meet IAAF, NFHS and NCAA specifications and we can vary the construction to suit most budgets and costing requirements. It can also be doubled up with the same track runway as a triple jump runway or long jump run up with the jumping area the opposite side to the sand pit.
Soft Surfaces Ltd are market leading sports surfaces contractors and we would be happy to discuss any project needs that you may have. Please visit us on https://www.sportsandsafetysurfaces.co.uk/ or call 01625 445760 for details on product specifications, NBS details and sub base groundworks requirements