Located in Nottingham, the Bingham Leisure centre is a community-based fitness facility aimed at providing both fun and fitness to enable residents to stay fit, active and healthy. The centre offers a 25m competition pool, 12.5m teaching pool, fitness suite, sports hall, aerobics studios and an outdoor athletics track. The centre is operated by Parkwood Leisure who have been working in partnership with Local Authorities to deliver leisure services for over twenty years.
Recently the Bingham Leisure Centre underwent refurbishment and wanted to include their gym area in the overall ‘refresh’. The saw see international flooring specialist Gerflor supply 120m2 of their fast track GTI Max product and their astounding Powershock 300 sports flooring.
Gerflor offer a superb range of flooring solutions which combine technical and design characteristics for a range of sports and fitness environments. Achieving stunning looks coupled with high levels of safety and performance can often be a challenge, however their range of durable fitness solutions stand the test of time even in heavy traffic environments delivering superior performance every time.
Alex Jones, Fitness Manager, Bingham Leisure Centre said, “We chose Gerflor as they are on our list of preferred companies to use. Also, we had heard that their reputation on other projects was extremely good.” He went on to add, “The flooring was incredibly easy to install as it took only two days and went down very easily without any fuss.”
Gerflor’s GTI Max range is ideally suited to a variety of health and fitness applications with high resistance for extreme traffic. It also offers easy installation and maintenance for less disruption to the daily operation of any fitness facility.
It comes with the polyurethane surface treatment PUR+ for ease of maintenance, is 100% REACH compliant, Floorscore® certified, free of formaldehyde, free of heavy metals and solvents and manufactured in an ISO 14001 and ISO 50001 certified site. GTI Max delivers TVOC emissions 10 times better than norm requirements (TVOC < 100 μg/m3 after 28 days).
Commenting further on the unique aspects of the project Alex Jones added, “This was our first new flooring for a number of years as we had carpet there before which was very dated. We are incredibly happy with the result of the Gerflor flooring as it now makes the gym look fantastic. When we initially re-opened the gym, members commented on the new floor and the feedback we have had has been incredibly positive.”
Powershock 300 from Gerflor is a high impact rubber flooring solution that is designed to be both functional and hardwearing. The 30mm thick high impact rubber flooring tile ideal for free weight and heavy weight areas in any gym or fitness facility. The pre-installed connector pins make for easy installation and Powershock 300 avoids deep-impact damage while providing outstanding sound deadening.
Alex Jones went on to finally conclude by saying, “The Gerflor floor is perfect for our gym and is performing very well giving the free weights area extra protection from weights being dropped. We would definitely use Gerflor again for any future jobs.”
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