Case Study

Site Name

St Mary Magdalene

Type
Recreational Play Areas
Size of Area
1629 m²
Surfacing Installed
Wet pour with assorted graphics
Location
London
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Project Description

DCM have carried out a number of rooftop installations, none more spectacular then the roof installation at this site in London. Split over 4 levels, inducing the ground floor and with playdecks on all floors (allowing children on these floors to go straight out to play), this site is a stunning example of the skill that goes into creating our playground safety surfacing and our particular expertise in the area of the roof top installations.

This design was quite complex due to the number of graphics that required installations across the different levels. This included a range of different games to engage the children in active and educational play, including spell jump, turn hopscotch, mirror moves, hop and skip games as well as Dinner Time Mr Wolf. The end result is a stunning looking site, with welcoming, attractive and consistent designs across all the playground areas.

It's been tremendous having the opportunity to shape the environment in which the children will learn. The building has so many great features - how many schools can offer a roof terrace with stunning views across the Thames, which children can use as an outdoor play and learning area
Headteacher, Claire Harrison
Client Requirements
  • Playground surfacing for 3 rooftop playgrounds and 1 ground level playground.
  • A wide variety of graphics for play and educational purposes including number and letter games to encourage the children to engage in active play.
  • A contractor experienced and competent in rooftop instalations.
Constructionline Chas - Contractor Health and Safety Accessment Scheme SAPCA  - The Sports and Play Construction Association RoSPA - The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
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