Case Studies

Going the distance – flying 8,000 miles to install a school gym floor!

Going the distance - flying 8,000 miles to install a school gym floor!

Never say that McKay Flooring are not committed to bringing their services as one of the UK’s leading sports flooring companies to the four corners of the planet! Having recently shipped a container of our unique Whisky Barrel flooring to California for installation in the Google HQ we have also travelled to the Falkland Islands to supply and install a new vinyl school gym floor for the Mount Pleasant Primary School on the Falkland islands. Mount Pleasant Primary School, Falkland Islands Logistics included flying all the subfloor and sports floor materials, adhesives and installation equipment (plus our two sports flooring […]

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Herringbone Parquet at the prestiges St Georges Court

Herringbone Parquet at the prestiges St Georges Court

St George’s Court is a prestiges office complex located on Bloomsbury Way in the heart of London. Recently renovated by Kier Construction the new interior design included the installation of herringbone parquet flooring to several of the floors. St Georges Court McKay Flooring were delighted to win the contract to undertake the specialist parquet flooring installation and finishing works which required the preparation of the sub flooring, installation of over 450m2 of the chosen Henley Oak Shadow Parquet Flooring and the finishing works of sanding and applying the lacquer to the newly installed parquet flooring. A classic herringbone pattern was utilised […]

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Man City Choose McKay Flooring & Taraflex Sports Floors

Man City Choose McKay Flooring & Taraflex Sports Floors

Manchester City FC recently opened their new £200m City Football Academy Taraflex Sports Floors. This state-of-the-art training facility is widely accepted as the finest football training campus now operating in the UK. Premier Workmanship for a Premier Club Part of the project involved the installation of 1,300m2 of Gerflor Taraflex Sports Flooring that was chosen as the specialist sports surface for large parts of the training facilities at the indoor centre. Working under main contractor BAM Construction, McKay Flooring Ltd carried out the specialist installation of the Taraflex sports floors to the Indoor Skills area, the Warms up areas, Cardiovascular area, […]

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Coloured parquet in Notting Hill

Coloured parquet in Notting Hill

Coloured parquet designs Last September, McKay flooring collaborated with Alma-nac Architecture to create a unique new flavour of coloured parquet flooring. We were able to supply this new and exciting take on hardwood flooring to Sarm West Studios in Notting Hill, London. Chris Blackwell of Island Records originally founded the studio, which has seen the likes of many famous recording artists like Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. As such, Island Records artists have been perfecting their craft at this one location for many years. Matching the studio’s uncanny ability to produce daring and cutting-edge material, we decided […]

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Google go for our whisky barrel reclaimed flooring

Google go for our whisky barrel reclaimed flooring

We’re Over A Barrel For Whisky Reclaimed Flooring! Recently, our team at McKay Flooring supplied Google’s headquarters in Irvine, California with our whisky barrel reclaimed flooring. We were able to reclaim whisky barrels and through milling, were able to present Google’s offices with a warm, inviting parquet without damaging the history and natural beauty of the wood. McKay has been successfully been able to divert and install over 1 tonne of whisky barrel reclaimed flooring. Simply put, they look good and we feel good knowing we’ve done something to make the Earth a little greener while we’re at it. Reclaimed wood […]

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Burmese Teak Herringbone Parquet at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

Burmese Teak Herringbone Parquet at Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

Caius is one of the largest colleges of the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 1348,  Gonville & Caius welcome applicants of all backgrounds to join Their community. They have excellent social and sports facilities. It was an honour to be selected as the Burmese Teak Herringbone parquet flooring contractor for the refectory at Harvey Court, Gonville and Caius College. We sourced a beautiful teak parquet block from Ted Todd and installed this to over 300m2 in 2 areas in December 2013. After we had installed in herringbone pattern the floor was coated with 4 coats of Junckers lacquer.

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Wall to wall reclaimed sports flooring

Wall to wall reclaimed sports flooring

We love to receive feedback from our clients and hear how they got on with their projects so we were delighted to hear from Mr Hetherington who kindly shared this photo with us of the reclaimed sports flooring he purchased from McKay Flooring recently. Much like uber cool brewery and pub chain Brewdog (who we supplied reclaimed sports flooring for their pub interiors) Mr Hetherington chose to use the reclaimed flooring to clad his walls as opposed to relaying it as a traditional wood floor surface. As you can see the results are stunning! Wall to wall reclaimed sports flooring If you wish […]

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Reclaimed sports flooring London

Reclaimed sports flooring London

McKay Flooring Ltd via our specialist sport flooring division, Sportsflooring.co.uk recently undertook the installation of over 1,000 m2 of sprung basketball flooring for Lewisham Thunder basketball club at their new Stockholm road premise. Having secured funding to develop two new championship standard basketball courts the club contacted us in December 2012 and asked to to provide a quotation and technical assistance to help them achieve the sprung sports flooring surface required for competitive basketball. In early January 2013 our head sports flooring surveyor visited their new Stockholm Road premises in Lewisham, London and undertook a full survey of the site […]

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Reclaimed sports flooring with sports lines

Reclaimed sports flooring with sports lines

Thanks to the Coulters of Edinburgh who shared this photo of the recently installed Junckers reclaimed sports flooring in their property. Reclaimed sports flooring with the sports lines is becoming an increasingly popular look and McKay Flooring secured the contract to supply and fit the hospitality suite for New Balance footwear at last years 2012 Olympics in London with the same reclaimed sports flooring.  

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UK Flooring Contractors – we’ve been busy!

UK Flooring Contractors - we've been busy!

Phew! It’s been a busy few months for everyone at McKay Uk Flooring contractors. All our divisions have been flat out installing, sanding and repairing flooring throughtout the UK. Here’s a wee update of just a few of the contracts and clients we’ve been involved in and working with.   Starbucks Scottish Parliament Buildings Tollcross Aquatic Centre for the Commonwealth Games next year Gleneagles Hotel Windsor School for Girls Lady Eleanor Holles School in London Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Birks Cinema Project Beech Ballroom, Aberdeen Hamilton Grand, St Andrews Bradford Grammar School Salutation Hotel, Perth Marriot Courtyard, Aberdeen Troon Concert […]

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