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Take a look at the playground and sports marking blogs below to discover more about the industry and the work carried out by Parallel Lines. Find out more about the products used to lay these markings and how to maintain them. Playgrounds are important spaces for children to help promote an active lifestyle, as well as social interaction. If there's something you'd like to see featured on the blog please suggest it here.

Multi-Use Game Areas (MUGAs) - Your Questions Answered

Multi-Use Game Areas (MUGAs) - Your Questions Answered

We often receive similar questions from customers surrounding the MUGAs markings that we offe…

Protect your playground markings this winter

Protect your playground markings this winter

Colder weather is on it's way and it's at this time of year we look at how we can recommen…

Road Safety Week 2020

Road Safety Week 2020

Every November road safety charity Brake holds a national campaign called Road Safety Week. The…

  Is your school playground in need of a new lick of paint, or an entire redesign of your playground

Is your school playground in need of a new lick of paint, or an entire redesign of your playground

Playground markings have several benefits for a school’s students and we offer a range of…

Looking after sports markings during winter

Looking after sports markings during winter

With the colder months approaching is your school ready to take your PE lessons indoors?  Th…

FA cuts funding for futsal

FA cuts funding for futsal

The Football Association has announced the cut to funding for England's elite futsal teams, with…

What is colour coating?

What is colour coating?

Colour coating in sports marking is the technique of using a block colour or colours to fill a …

How to look after your playground markings

How to look after your playground markings

Playground markings are bright, colourful, fun and educational ways for children to play and inter…

Parallel Lines Sports Marking Experts

Parallel Lines Sports Marking Experts

We specialise in all kinds of sports markings. From indoor sports halls to outdoor pitches and MUGAs…

Keep fit with hiit

Keep fit with hiit

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is a type of training that involves repeated bouts of high…

Get your students excited and creative with play

Get your students excited and creative with play

Is your school looking to refresh your school playground and make it more inviting and engaging fo…

Does your school car park meet the needs of every user?

Does your school car park meet the needs of every user?

A school car park is used by a variety of people, such as school staff, parents and students. This…

Fitness playground markings

Fitness playground markings

Playground markings might just look like bright, colourful patterns on a school playground but there…

Which are the most popular playground markings?

Which are the most popular playground markings?

If you're looking to have playground markings brighten up an outdoor space in a school or comm…

Prepare your tennis courts for summer

Prepare your tennis courts for summer

We may still be in the midst of Coronavirus but with outdoor tennis courts able to be used again, …

What is Futsal?

What is Futsal?

We have been asked to mark out several Futsal courts for clients. As a lot of our work falls wi…

Thermoplastic Paint for Playground Markings

Thermoplastic Paint for Playground Markings

If your playground or outdoor area is looking a little tired or lack-lustre that’s where we st…

Does your school have a Multi Use Game Area (MUGA)?

Does your school have a Multi Use Game Area (MUGA)?

Having worked with a large number of schools, we know that a common issue many schools face is limit…

Why are playground markings important for children?

Why are playground markings important for children?

School playground markings are a really fun, and colourful, way to make learning a little more exc…

Sports stadiums and their need for high quality and professional line markings

Sports stadiums and their need for high quality and professional line markings

Sports arenas and stadiums have a number of needs for high quality line markings. These needs incl…