Category Archives: Schools

How does artificial grass meet requirements for education environments?

Artificial grass is becoming a more popular surfacing choice for build and landscaping projects in the education sector due to its combined appeal of function, aesthetic and sustainability. Whether the project involves an expansion, refurbishment or is an entirely new build with landscaping elements, artificial grass is a surfacing that can complement any project with a fresh look that will last. The following information covers the main benefits to artificial grass, the functional advantages to choosing artificial grass for communal areas, as well as the educational benefits that artificial grass offers. Benefits of artificial grass Shade The shadows cast from […]

Some of the Best of 2016!

We’re almost into a brand-new year, so it’s time to take a look back at some of our best installations of 2016! Our in-house team installs Trulawn at hundreds of properties every year, with our network of installation partners completing even more projects across the country. From back gardens and schools, to public buildings and events, there are lots of places that artificial grass can make a real difference. Here’s just a few of the many Trulawn transformations our in-house team has made over the past year. Some of the Best of 2016: Classic lawns… Whether you have a 30 […]

Insights into Installation: Downside Primary

It’s not often we install as large an amount as 7500sqm in one go, so that’s why I’m giving you some of the behind the scenes info as well as before and after pics to show you what goes into an installation this size. Downside Primary is a large school – comprised of both an Infant and Junior School. The outdoor areas are the primary resource for both break time play and sports activities, but the grass was thin, dry and patchy. As you can see for yourself! Trulawn came in to transform the area over the course of the […]

Create the Perfect Play Area For Your Kids

Whether you’re a parent, childminder or education provider, when you’re looking after kids you want to make sure your home or nursery is suitable for kids to use all year round. Lots of children love to play outside but it isn’t always easy maintaining an outdoor area for them to use. Fake grass is a great way of making an area presentable, usable and green for kids to play on as much as they like, all year round.  Even & Durable Ground that becomes dry in the summer and too wet in the winter can be a problem when you’re […]

Modernise Your School With Artificial Grass

Trulawn is the leading supplier of artificial grass to schools and nurseries in the UK. Whether you want to improve your entrance or update your play area, artificial grass can really make a difference to the use and appearance of school grounds and improve a pupil’s overall experience of school life. Have a read of some of the qualities that makes artificial grass a great choice for schools… Encourages sport and activity… Artificial grass is great for transforming playgrounds or pitches that have worn thin over too much use, or cannot sustain a healthy cover of grass because of weather […]

How your nursery can benefit from artificial grass

How your nursery can benefit from artificial grass Artificial grass is becoming increasingly popular in nurseries, day care centres and schools. Outdoor spaces are important for children, enabling them to burn off some of that seemingly inexhaustible energy with constructive exercise and to learn about their environment. This is especially valuable for children who live in city centres and who may not have regular access to green spaces. Playing safe Play areas with artificial grass are a fun and safe way for children to experience the outdoor world. It provides a softer surface than concrete or paving, causing less stress […]

School Tackles Mole Infestation using Artificial Grass

Horningsham School in Wiltshire had been unable to use the grassed areas in their playground after a family of moles decided to take up residence. The molehills were not only unsightly but had caused considerable damage to the grass itself and children were no longer able to play on the areas. The school decided to address the mole infestation issue using artificial grass – a humane and long term solution to the problem that would ensure the molehills didn’t return. Trulawn, one of the leading suppliers of artificial grass to schools and nurseries, was selected to carry out the work. […]