Seven Reasons people choose SureSet School Paving

While SureSet resin bound paving installs school paving all year round, in order to avoid disruption many take place during the long school holiday in August. Here are seven SureSet school paving projects completed this summer…

Burlish Park Primary School, Worcestershire is a brand new £5.5m school that features two new sports pitches, a multi-use games area, car park and bicycle store. SureSet was specified for the courtyard.

Key features:

Natural Aggregate: 6mm Barley Beach

Area: 130m²

Base: urban pathway build-up

Depth: 24mm

Edging: granite standard edging, cobbles, buildings

The play area at Stoke Lodge Primary School, Bristol has been fully landscaped and features four brightly coloured circles, linked together with a SureSet resin bound pathway.

 Key features:

Natural Aggregate: 6mm Barley Beach

Area: 40m²

Base: concrete

Depth: 18mm

Edging: metal, concrete

A project at Yewstock College, Dorset includes a single storey building designed around an internal central courtyard for which SureSet was specified.

Key features:

Natural Aggregate: 6mm Chestnut, 6mm Barley Beach, 6mm Sterling Forest Green

Area: 45m², 50m², 30m²

Base: asphalt

Depth 22mm

Edging: timber, retaining wall, aluminium

 As part of an £8m refurbishment and development project at The Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, Essex SureSet permeable paving was specified for a courtyard and access roads.

Key features:

Natural Aggregate: 6mm Bronze, 6mm Golden Pearl

Area: 312m², 796m²

Depth: 18-20mm

Base: asphalt

Edging: ACO drain, kerb, flexible aluminium

Over the last six years Yarm School, County Durham has undergone a £3m redevelopment programme, SureSet permeable paving was specified for parking bays and pathways.

Key features:

Natural Aggregate: 6mm Barley Beach, 6mm Sterling

Area: 1811m², 183m²

Depth: 18-20mm

Base: asphalt

A refurbishment project at John O’Gaunt School, Berkshire included external landscaping which specified SureSet permeable paving for a new resin bound footway.

Key features:

Natural Aggregate: 6mm Norwegian Bronze, 6mm Bronze

Area: 220m², 8m²

Base: concrete, asphalt

Depth: 16mm

Edging: kerb

The Michael Tippet School, South London opened in 2008 and is currently undergoing some external works including a sensory playground featuring an outdoor gym and sensory play area; SureSet was specified for the footpath.

Key features:

Natural Aggregate: 6mm Barley Beach

Area: 118m²

Base: asphalt

Depth: 16mm

Edging: baton

Seven reasons to choose SureSet school paving

  • Years of experience working with educational establishments; from major regeneration schemes to small refurbishment projects.
  • SureSet is virtually maintenance free and its permeability means no standing water; making safe to use immediately after wet weather.
  • They provide support through the whole process.
  • Installation is quick; their Installation Team can lay up to 250m² per day and the surface can be ready to use in as little as six hours.
  • An industry leading 18 year guarantee against: loose stone; cracking; oil damage; UV degradation; colour change; frost damage and workmanship.

The image is from Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School in Poplar where SureSet installed a colourful logo at the new school entrance. Green Tea Architects have been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry Awards for this project.

For more information contact SureSet on 0800 612 2083 or via email.

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