Top of the class

Over the past few years, there has been a substantial change in the flooring specification guidelines for schools by the Education & Skills Funding Agency, particularly with regards to sports flooring. To qualify for Government funding to build, improve or upgrade a sports hall, a school has to specify an area elastic floor as the... Continue Reading →

RIBA Regional Awards 2020 shortlists revealed

As this year's shortlist for the prestigious RIBA Regional Awards were announced, we were delighted to learn our solid wood floors have been installed in no less than five projects. Over the years, we've had the privilege to work with many, many fantastically talented architects and would like to take this opportunity to celebrate their... Continue Reading →

We’re launching JUNCKERS REWARDS | Earn as you spend

Earn points every time you buy and use your favourite Junckers oil or lacquer. Sign up today at www.junckers.co.uk/reward and you’ll get 100 points free. Set up your account to earn points when you buy Junckers woodcare products through your local distributor. There are 1000s of fantastic rewards, including experience days, iPads and iPhones, Cartwright & Butler... Continue Reading →

Another masterpiece by BIG

World-renowned Danish architects Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG) designed Glasir Education Centre, the largest building on the Faroe Islands to date. The new centre merges three educational institutions with the aim to combine age groups and disciplines, sharing knowledge to the benefit of students, teachers and staff. Inspired by the dramatic landscape of Tórshavn, the building’s... Continue Reading →

Support our Floor Finishers!

Floor Finishers and clients can help each other at SupportFloorFinishers.nu SupportFloorFinishers.nu aims to bridge the gap between professional Floor Finishers and companies, local authorities, schools and others who are in a position to refurbish their floors earlier than planned as many buildings stand closed and empty. This allows renovation projects to take place outside working... Continue Reading →

New partnership with England Squash

We’re delighted to announce we’ve become an England Squash Approved Supplier. Our SylvaSquash solid beech floors and undercarriage systems have featured strongly in the UK squash market for many years, in both new build courts and refurbishments, it seems only natural to have a formal partnership with England Squash. England Squash offers squash court related... Continue Reading →

What goes underneath?

Richard Aylen, Our Technical Manager explains why a good quality floor is paramount in a squash court. There’s no question – the floor in a squash court has to be top notch. In fast paced games like squash and racquetball, the floor should give the player freedom of movement, optimal ball bounce and protection against... Continue Reading →

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