As well as being home to over 390 stores and 70 eateries, this large-scale shopping centre houses several exciting entertainment zones with be.UP Park offering visitors access to trampoline zones, climbing walls, an aerial play area, maze and a café.
be.UP Park was so impressed with Flowcrete Africa’s flooring solution in the Cape Town branch that the flooring specialists were enlisted once more to recommend a glossy, seamless and safe floor finish for the Durban entity.
Firstly, 300 m2 of the fast curing, solvent free epoxy primer Flowprime was applied to the concrete substrate and 300m2 of the high performance, solvent free Flowcoat SF41 epoxy resin was specified for the floor’s coating. This flooring build-up would provide excellent wear and abrasion resistance, which was extremely important for the floor due to the high footfall, heavy apparatus, frequent cleaning and potential for impacts, scuffs and scrapes that could be expected in the play area.
With health and safety rules stipulating no shoes, the anti-slip profile of Flowcoat SF41 would reduce the chance of visitors slipping over. Its durability and hard wearing nature means that the floor will remain looking its best for an extended period of time.
The juxtaposition of the Light Grey Flowcoat and the colourful activity apparatus helps to generate excitement for the play zones, while bright orange demarcation clearly displays when one zone is being left and another is being entered.
This project was completed within two weeks alongside other Flowcrete projects taking place in the same shopping centre.