Case Studies

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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New Taraflex Badminton Flooring at the Glasgow Badminton Centre

New Taraflex Badminton Flooring at the Glasgow Badminton Centre

Just completed is the renovation of the Cockburn Badminton Centre in Glasgow. Having secured funding from Sport Scotland the centre have undertaken extensive renovation to the centre including the installation of new Taraflex badminton flooring. The surface chosen is a specialist sprung vinyl sports flooring by Gerflor that is manufactured especially to perform for competitive badminton. McKay Flooring Ltd won the contract to undertaken the sports flooring works. This included the removal of the old flooring, stripping the surface back to the concrete. Once the concrete was revealed screeding works to repair and correct the subfloor were carried out by […]

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Cheval Thorney Court – Parquet Flooring London

Cheval Thorney Court - Parquet Flooring London

Boen Oak Parquet Flooring London   Described as ‘Elegant living in Kensington’ Cheval Thorney Court is a recent parquet installation job undertaken by McKay Flooring Ltd at this exclusive apartment development in London. Each property is furnished with a Georgian elegance – Regency stripes, leather-topped writing bureaus, marble bathrooms, and beautiful exotic Iroko parquet flooring in a classic herringbone style. The McKay Flooring Parquet division undertake specialist parquet flooring installation and renovations works UK wide and we also offer a free online quotation and consultation service via our Classic Parquet website that is dedicated to the craft of parquet flooring. McKay […]

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Junckers Take To The Stage

Junckers Take To The Stage

Junckers When independent day school Yarm School commissioned Associated Architects to design a new auditorium, Junckers’ Nordic Oak solid hardwood floor was specified. Part of a £20M redevelopment programme, the impressive purpose designed auditorium houses a fully flexible stage/studio theatre and an adjacent music performance space. The technical challenges raised by the heavy load of the 400 capacity retractable seating were overcome by Junckers’ Technical Department who worked closely with the architects and Junckers approved flooring contractor McKay Flooring Ltd throughout the project. As part of the remit to use sustainable resources the Junckers’ solid oak hardwood flooring specified is certified compliant with European timber regulations and is both FSC and PEFC credited.

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Testimonial: Gresham’s School, Norfolk – Gerflor Taraflex Sport M Vinyl Flooring

Testimonial: Gresham's School, Norfolk - Gerflor Taraflex Sport M Vinyl Flooring

Gerflor Taraflex Sport M Vinyl Flooring Having previously documented our experience installing the new Gerflor Taraflex sprung vinyl flooring at the Gresham’s School, Norfolk we were delighted to hear from  Sports Development Director Steve Adams who has these kind words to say about working with McKay Flooring Ltd. Gresham’s School, Norfolk Following the installation of the Gerflor Taraflex Sport M Evolution floor in August 2012, our Sports Hall has been transformed! Before we had a Granwood floor which was very hard wearing and practical, but was not ideal for the users! The new floor not only looks fantastic but is […]

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Case Study: Gresham's School, Norfolk

This August proved to be one of our busiest months ever with teams of McKay Flooring operatives working in London, Nottingham, Yorkshire, Brighton and Norfolk installing and renovating sports floors. The summer is alway challenging for our contracts department as the focus is on schools and colleges who undertake floor renovations and the installation of new sports floors while the students are away.  We undertook two separate sports floor installations in the Norfolk area alone in mid August, fitting a new Junckers wooden sprung floor at  Cromer Academy and the installation of a Gerflor Taraflex Vinyl sports floor for the prestigious […]

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