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What Is A 3G Surface?

What Is A 3G Surface? It has to be one of the most asked questions in the world of synthetic surfaces, alongside “what is Astroturf?” and “will my artificial pitch need maintenance?” A 3G surface, or third generation is a long piled tufted carpet that has rubber and sand infill. Predominately used for football, although […]
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The Rise of Field Hockey

With only one day to go until GB women’s hockey team begins their quest for Olympic qualification, it seems the perfect time to share or latest infographic. The Rise of Field Hockey takes a closer look at the sport, explaining its history as well as current statistics. We also explain why field hockey has fast become […]
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Real Grass Versus Artificial Sports Surfaces – Which Is Best?

When it comes to the real grass/artificial debate, there’s a lot to be said. The discussion spans from expense to injury risk, from the environment to ball performance, with many questions raised about the true effects of artificial in comparison to real grass. As one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of artificial sports surfaces, it’s […]
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Davis Cup 2015

Great Britain face the USA in the elite World Group first round this weekend. The last meeting of the nations was back in 2014 in San Diego, when Murray led Team GB to victory. This time around he plays on his own turf in Glasgow, making the event especially momentous. “It’s the biggest home tie that […]
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The perfect time to think about artificial surfaces

It’s time to start thinking about artificial sports surfaces! One of the USPs of artificial surfaces is that they can be used all year round, with the properties to see the winter months through without the adverse results that limits natural turf. With superior drainage and durability, less playing time is lost compared to a ‘real’ […]
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Six Nations 2015

It’s that time of year again when rugby rules the roost throughout the UK and beyond, and here at Playrite, we’re really getting in to the Six Nations. The series got off to a flying start with England taking a 21 – 16 win against Wales at the Millennium Stadium, closely followed by France scooping […]
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World Indoor Bowls Championship 2015

Playrite have been manufacturing artificial bowls surfaces for over two decades, and we’re incredibly proud that almost three quarters of the world’s synthetic bowling greens were manufactured by us. That’s why we’re very excited about the World Indoor Bowls Championship 2015, which kicked off last Friday. If you’re a fan, you’ll be well aware of the famous blue Pro Weave carpet (courtesy of Playrite, of course!) along with the rules and regulations of the age-old game. If not, have no fear, just keep on reading…
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2014: A Look Back

First things first, we want to say a huge ‘Happy New Year’ to all our wonderful colleagues, partners and customers. We hope you had a fun-filled and restful Christmas holiday – the perfect end to such a great year. For us, 2014 was particularly wonderful, and saw Playrite gain a huge amount of business and many […]
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How To Care For Artificial Grass & Sports Surfaces In Winter

Unlike natural grass, caring for artificial turf during winter is extremely manageable. One of the USPs of artificial sports surfaces is their durability and all-weather qualities, however when winter rolls around, there are several precautions you must take to ensure the surface in top form. Tread carefully While the fibres of an artificial surface can […]
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The United Sports Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a place full of sporting passion. Many of the world’s oldest sports began right here, and the country produces some of the world’s most successful events and athletes alike. As one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of synthetic sports surfaces, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to honour our sporting triumphs. Inspired by […]
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