Quarterly Review: December 2019

Like much of this year, the final quarter of 2019 has flown by with our 12 installation teams working all over the UK and beyond on a variety of projects big and small.

One of the […]

Quarterly Review: September 2019

Our third quarter got off to a lovely start as we received a Perfect Delivery Certificate from Morgan Sindall. We’ve worked with Morgan Sindall for several years, so it is great to know that they […]

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Why We Support ‘Play Must Stay’

In previous years the API has carried out vital research into the state of play and play provision in the UK. This time, they have joined forces with Mumsnet to survey 1111 parents with children […]

Quarterly Review: June 2019

It seems only right to start this quarterly review, by telling you about our celebrity visitor!

We installed wet pour safety surfacing at Brierfield’s new Leisure Box attraction, a facility that aims to encourage sports and […]

Quarterly Review: March 2019

If you’ve spent any time on our site, or spoken to any of our team members you’ll know that we strongly believe in the power of play.
It can bring so many benefits to children, and […]

Quarterly Round Up: December 2018

It’s that time of year when everybody starts to reflect, before getting ready to see in Christmas & the New Year. Here at RTC, we too have been reflecting on the last few months. And […]

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We’re Celebrating!

Summer is always a very busy time here at RTC but this summer proved to be busier than ever! In fact, August proved to be a record-breaking month for us, with all of our teams […]

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Quarterly Round Up: September 2018

The summer months are always busy here at RTC, and this year was no exception – in fact we’ve been busier than ever! This August was a record breaking month for us and all of […]

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Outdoor Play & The Godmother Of Adventure Playgrounds

Since the day we started, we’ve firmly believed that playgrounds bring a range of benefits to both communities and children. In recent years there has been a range of initiatives to highlight the importance of […]

Taking A Look Back: 25 Years Of RTC Projects

The saying goes that time moves faster than you can imagine – and as we started discussing the projects we have undertaken in the last 25 years, it certainly feels true. A lot has changed […]

Quarterly Round Up: June 2018

Summer is always a busy time for the play industry, but we’re taking a moment to catch our breath and take a look back at some of the great projects we’ve completed in the last […]

Quarterly Round Up: March 2018

The first Quarter of 2018 has proved to be a busy one here at RTC, with lots of different projects completed and even a chance to catch some winter sun!

Installing surfacing in Europe was certainly […]

How Playground Designs Have Changed Over The Decades…

As we have started celebrating our 25th anniversary, we’ve been looking back to where it all began. After all, what milestone birthday doesn’t include digging out old photos and getting nostalgic?

Since the 1990’s we have […]

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Sun, Swings & Surfacing: Installing Wet Pour In Gibraltar!

Whilst The Beast From The East threatens us with a white Easter, one of our teams recently caught the sun carrying out a project in Gibraltar!

Travelling 1725 miles from our head office in Burnley, the on-site […]

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Past Project: The Oberlands & The Guernsey Design Awards

Back in 2015 we headed over to Guernsey to install wet pour safety surfacing for a new Mental Health And Wellbeing Centre. Named The Oberlands, the centre would serve people of Baliwick with mental health […]

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Celebrating 25 Years Of RTC

How time flies when you are having fun! This year we are celebrating 25 years in the play industry, and claiming our place as one of the oldest playground surfacing companies in the UK.

And we […]

Quarterly Round Up December 2017

It’s our final quarterly round up of 2017, and though it is the last it is by no means the least! In the last few months we have worked with some well-known names, and on […]

Quarterly Round Up September 2017

In the last quarter, we have worked on some great projects, and we are feeling as proud as ever of our installation teams. As we head into the last quarter of the year, we thought […]

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Climbing High In France

When was the last time your boss asked you if you’d like to go to France? For one of our installation teams it was only this month!

We have experience installing safety surfacing all around the […]

Quarterly Round Up June 2017

This quarter has proven to be an exciting one here at RTC Safety Surfaces. We’ve been installing all over the country, from golf course pathways in Inverness and helping to create Devon’s biggest adventure park – […]

Paving The Way With Enviro-Pave

Enviro-pave is a surface made from a mix of recycled rubber granules and decorative stone aggregates. It meets all the Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS) requirements and over two sites we have installed approximately 10,000m² […]

A Trip To Weymouth Sea Life Centre

We recently sent one of our installation teams to Weymouth Sea Life Centre, to take on the exciting challenge of creating Dorset’s biggest adventure playground. Working in conjunction with Playdale our team varied the depth […]

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August 2016 [Monthly Round Up]

One of our complex installations of the month was at The Community School of Auchterarder. Located in Scotland, we travelled over 200 miles away from our head office to install this 417m² wet pour masterpiece. You can […]

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July 2016 [Monthly Round-Up]

Our rubber mulch surfacing proved to be a popular safety surface as we installed three times more than last July.

One of the bonded mulch projects we worked on, was at a play area near to […]

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June 2016 [Monthly Round-Up]

Victoria Park, Cardiff
Working on behalf of a water display specialist company, we installed wet pour surfacing to their splashpad design at one of Cardiff’s best-loved parks.

Situated in the grade 2 listed park, our bright surfacing […]

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May 2016 [Monthly Round-Up]

Finally! Spring had sprung and temperatures soared through May. We had an incredibly busy month with several projects consisting of HUGE area sizes and detailed graphic designs.
Isle of Dogs
In amongst other installations, we were down […]

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[Photos] Throwback To The 90’s Where It All Began

Founded in 1993, we are one of (if not) the most established wet pour contractors in the UK. We’ve worked hard over the decades, surfacing countless amounts of playgrounds, in order to protect children from […]

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RTC Safety Surfaces Help Children’s Charity [Press Release]

RTC Safety Surfaces teamed up with JAM Fund to improve the access to a little girl’s garden as she suffers from Cerebral Palsy.

The Jamie Adamson Memorial Fund (JAM Fund), was founded in 2005 by Paul […]

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Royalty Opens Playing Field

We don’t think it gets much better than this!

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent took a trip to Barford to open their refurbished King George Playing Fields where we installed our rubber mulch safety […]

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April 2016 [Monthly Round-Up]

We installed 179m² of  wet pour at Drusillas Zoo Park’s new attraction – Get Wet! Which is also available for further information on our recent projects page.However just as we thought the weather was showing signs […]

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Another Reason Why To Choose RTC Safety Surfaces

Our trade body, the API (Association of Play Industries) have put together this informative infographic, displaying eight reasons why you should choose a member, like us, to take care of your playground.

The API is known […]

March 2016 [Monthly Round Up]

To kick start March, we received some excellent feedback from the Royal Marines!The month was an unusually busy time of year with a huge variety of projects planned. We installed our rubber surfacing at schools, […]

February 2016 [Monthly Round Up]

What an excellent start to the month! One of our teams received this outstanding feedback from Rousay, Egilsay & Wyre Development Trust having driven over 500 miles away from head office. Well done team!From one […]

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Business Booms With Our Most Successful Year To Date [Press Release]

RTC Safety Surfaces have been working hard for over two decades to keep children safe in playgrounds and are now celebrating their most successful year to date.

Believed to be the UK’s only wet pour and […]

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November 2015 [Monthly Round Up]

Rain poured and temperatures dropped in November, but we still managed to install enough safety surfacing to cover the equivalent of THREE football pitches across Europe!

Over in Scandinavia, our skilled teams installed over 4000m² of […]

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Newcastle Falcons Players Open Primary Spaces Installation

A couple of months ago, ex-England goalkeeper, David Seaman was spotted at the grand opening of a Primary Spaces installation we had been a part of.  This month, we’ve spotted two Newcastle Falcons rugby players […]

October 2015 [Monthly Round Up]

Although we have specialist installation teams working overseas every month, October proved to be a particularly busy month for us over in Sweden.

Within the month, we worked on over 15 projects providing many children’s play […]

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September 2015 [Monthly Round Up]

September proved to be a busy month! We had teams working across the UK, covering the near borders of Scotland, through Wales, down to Newquay – and that’s without mentioning the safety surfacing we installed […]

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David Seaman MBE Spotted Opening Primary Spaces Installation

 We love seeing the impact and difference our rubber surfaces bring to children across the UK and Europe. That’s why we exceeded our expectations and took our business to a new level to install over […]

RTC Install Over a Quarter of Primary Spaces Surfaces

In the last year, we have completed over a quarter of Primary Spaces projects. With 600 schools throughout England successful in receiving the Sport England grant, we have installed over 150 of these Primary Spaces […]

Team Outing

After our rapid expansion here at RTC Safety Surfaces in the last couple of months, company owner, Helen Jones felt that we were due the annual RTC Safety Surfaces team day out as a great […]

We’re Expanding! [Press Release]

RTC Safety Surfaces has rapidly expanded recruiting three key employees within the month in order to meet business requirements.

The multimillion pound business, also recognized as the UK’s only wet pour specialists supplying and installing safety […]

Another Happy Customer

“Your installation team are a credit to your company. Polite, hardworking, with respect for the customer and knowledge of jobs they undertake. Well done!”

Warrington Borough Council