Barrier Entrance Matting for Shopping Centres

Syncros
The Entrance Matting Experts
25th Aug 2021

The Challenge

Jay Kent, Deputy Centre Manager of Pentagon Shopping Centre, approached Syncros to find a suitable barrier matting system for the busy shopping centre.

During the consultation, several challenges were discussed with Syncros. The health and safety of the public was key, with the existing conglomerate flooring within the centre, the prevention of slips was top of the agenda. Another important consideration was the appearance of the barrier matting, which had to create a positive first impression to visitors to the centre

The Solution

Barrier matting systems offer so much more than just a wiper for dirty shoes. With 70% of dirt, dust and grit entering a building on people’s feet, not to mention the damaging effects of discarded chewing gum and wet weather, a quality barrier matting installation is essential for protecting the expensive flooring and interiors within a shopping centre.

As well as preventing slips and trips and creating the right first impression to the thousands of visitors that pass through a shopping centre each week, barrier matting systems play an important part in the effective running of a busy shopping centre by reducing the everyday cleaning outlay.

The solution proposed by Syncros was a surface mounted Milliken Obex Forma matting. This product is a hardwearing matting which has excellent water and moisture absorption and retention properties

The Results

The Milliken Obex Forma surface mounted solution installed by Syncros ticked all the boxes for the Pentagon Centre and removed the need to excavate a mat well. They were also very happy with the service that they received from Syncros before, during and after the installation.

Speaking after the installation, the Deputy Centre Manager said: “It’s robust and hard-wearing, and in terms of ongoing maintenance, it can be taken up very easily and cleans up well”.

Work with Syncros

Syncros have been supplying and installing entrance matting solutions since 1995.  With advice, supply, and installation available across the whole of the UK.