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Selecting the right fencing for Multi Use Games Areas

Published on March 28th, 2022

With more new housing proposals and urban regeneration projects taking place each year, the emphasis on access to play and recreation facilities has grown. Whilst Local Authorities and Housing Associations seek to offer facilities such as play areas and sport courts for various sports, finding enough space to incorporate a multitude of sports is challenging irrespective of the financial implications.

Proving to be a popular choice with local authorities and contractors is the installation of MUGA courts. A Multi Use Games Area offers children the opportunity to play a range of sports on one court, reducing the amount of area needed to provide various play and sporting facilities and providing a more cost effective solution.

However, maintaining the longevity of these facilities for generations to come requires a good fencing solution. MUGAs have to withstand considerable ball impact in daily use as well as being occasionally subject to misuse and vandalism. As such, choosing a robust MUGA walling system, particularly at points of highest impact, is key to long term value for money, as well as being a safer health and safety solution.

Choosing the right fencing for a Multi Use Games Area can be at times confusing, Steelway Fensecure have been advising, designing, manufacturing and installing MUGAs for over 20 years, ensuring that the functionality, safety, economics and aesthetics of the fencing systems are taken into consideration to make a real difference to the success of your project.

Here at Steelway we work with our clients during the planning stages of project specification, to ensure the right balance of price to specification ratio is achieved. Rectifying poor specification later can prove costly in the long term life of your Multi Use Games Areas. When buying a Steelway MUGA it is important to understand you are buying a hot dipped Galvanized product that has a life expectancy in excess of 34 years – depending on your location and vandalism thus giving your local area a sporting facility for many generations of families.

As a British manufacturer we are manufacturing products that are built to last upholding the traditions of our ancestors to provide quality products that last. This principle is more important now than ever in helping our future become more environmentally friendly. By buying a Steelway MUGA you are helping to reduce the carbon footprint that you would create by buying poor quality systems that are easily vandalized and require more of the earth resources to replace.

We have designed and manufactured a range of high quality MUGA Fencing products, that offer durable yet attractive fencing systems that will last for many years, without the costs of continuous repair.

As part of our service, we provide site surveys (on request), free quotations, free specifications and free advice on choosing the right fencing systems to meet the client’s needs, we also provide a full installation service.

Additional products benefits include;

  • Manufactured using mild steel materials, made from recyclable steel and locally sourced.
  • Manufactured in accordance with BS EN 15312
  • Designed with safety in mind and manufactured to ISO 9002 quality assured procedures.
  • Hot dipped Galvanized to BS EN ISO 1461: 2009
  • Powder coated to BS EN 13438: 2013; using non-toxic powder.
  • Secured with tamper resistant fittings as standard to minimize theft.
  • Hand fettled to remove any galvanizing sharps.

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