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Affordable flooring solutions for schools

Annabelle Harris

Affordable flooring solutions for schools

Flooring solutions for the educational sector that are kind to your pockets

Finding the ideal, high-quality flooring solution for a school environment is no walk in the park but starting from a teeny tiny £1.89 a pop, we’ve got some outstanding flooring solutions that are sure to hit the spot.

With the classrooms slowly filling back up and the return of the pitter patter of little feet, the education sector can be the most challenging and treacherous for your poor floor. Spillage after spillage, a constant stream of traffic and a whole host of heavy furniture - it really is put to the test, bush tucker trial style.

Picking the right flooring solution for any educational environment is of utmost importance, the last thing you want is to have to explain to the headmaster that the flooring you spent 7 hours of overtime carefully selecting has only lasted 3 weeks. Luckily, thanks to the range of high-quality, sturdy flooring solutions for schools available from DCTUK, you won't have to endure such a painful (and embarrassing) interaction.

But fear not, we know how it works with you teachers and we have completed our homework and have put together our very best flooring solutions for the education sector (hoping for an A* by the way).


Nouveau Connections

Let’s start with Nouveau Connections, the most affordable commercial tile at DCTUK. Despite its budget friendly price, its quality and durability cannot be faulted. Made with Stainsafe material and 100% Polypropylene these tiles are one tough cookie. Available in a choice of 10 of muted and minimal block colours, this range is perfect for any light and airy working areas.


Heckmondwike Supacord

From the stab of heavy table legs to the scrape of furniture and the weight of hyperactive castor wheels, these fibre-bonded tiles are up to any task. Produced using part-polypropylene, part-nylon and a mix of high-performance fine rib fibres, Supacord tiles are highly durable making them perfect for a herd of elephants (oh sorry, I mean children). What makes them even more idyllic is their colour choices, have you ever seen an orange or green so bright? 


Nouveau Carnival

These modern tufted tiles are perfect for heavy commercial use, giving you a top of the range aesthetic at rock bottom prices. With 14 shades to choose from to inject bright colours and patterns to create a fun and playful space, the Nouveau Carnival collection is sure to put a big cheesy grin on your chops. Rated an A for continuous castor chair use and a 30db impact noise rating, these are mega benefits especially for schools where noise control is of paramount importance.


Modulyss First Forward

Whether it’s for educational spaces for small and curious minds to learn or for sophisticated design to kit out a lecture theatre, with Modulyss First Forward you’ll be able to find the perfect look, feel and colour to suit your flooring needs. This on trend and premium quality tile boasts strong rubbing fastness, as well as colour and light fastness making them ideal for any large space with heavy footfall. First Forward will certainly not leave you counting your pennies thanks to its impressively low price point.


Desso Essence

Well it’s no secret (as we've mentioned it approximately 58 times in this post) that flooring for schools must be highly durable and hard wearing due to the high amount of footfall experienced day in day out. Not to mention mud, dirt and pasta pot stains that are inevitable when children are present. Desso Essence boasts premium quality but without the premium price tag. Ideal for boarders, walkways and feature areas and an extensive palette of 31 block colourways, these are the star pupils that you’ve been searching for.


Polysafe Standard PUR

Standard by name but certainly not standard by nature. Available in 16 traditional yet stylish designs and boasting sustainable slip resistant properties, it comes as no surprise that this vinyl is so bloomin’ popular. Ideal for heavy traffic areas with high spillage risks, such as canteen and eating areas, Polysafe Standard is the perfect combination of both style and safety.


Did you know we fit?

After we've found the perfect carpet tiles or vinyl to suit your project requirements, we'll even roll up our sleeves and lay them for you too. We offer a bespoke installation service and call upon our team of expert fitters to make sure we achieve that professional finish every time.

So if you are looking for a stress free installation then head on over to our fitting page to book yourself in! Or alternatively, give us a call on 0345 222 1541.

Check out these previous fitting projects we completed at Southampton University and Grove Primary School...