TVS Gym Flooring is one of the leading gym flooring suppliers in the UK. With strategic partners and the best manufacturers worldwide we can offer a unique range of gym flooring options to suit any sporting or fitness space. You can find our range of commercial gym flooring in some of the UK largest gym chains, independent gyms, sports clubs and leisure centres. We are also a leading supplier of commercial gym flooring to the education sector with case studies from schools, colleges and universities

The TVS group was established in 2009, we are a highly skilled and experienced team and we can help you find the best solution for your facility. At TVS our aim is simple, focus on supplying the best in class materials, while delivering outstanding customer service. We are a friendly approachable team who are very passionate about gym flooring so please don’t hesitate to give us a call or drop us an email.

What Kind Of Gym Flooring Do I Need?

What kind of gym flooring do you need? Good question. Large spaces can be covered with rubber rolls up to 15mm thick. Rubber rolls are made from EPDM rubber, a stiff and resilient material that’s non-slip and easy to keep clean.

For free weight areas we recommend rubber floor tiles. These are up to 40mm thick and provide a greater level of protection to the subfloor. We recommend rubber tiles in spaces where dumbbells, plates and barbells are used. We use SPORTEC tiles which are available in a wide range of standard colours and specialised colours.

If you need a hard surface, we recommend vinyl. Vinyl can be paired with underlay for different elastic qualities. It is common for gyms to use rubber rolls, rubber tiles and vinyl across different areas of the gym. Power turf is the best option for sled lanes, allowing you to accommodate all fitness and workout types.

Gym Flooring Types

We offer three main types of gym flooring: Tiles, Rolls and Turf. Tiles and Rolls can be used interchangeably but there are some differences, namely that rubber floor tiles are thicker than rubber rolls and are better suited to extreme workout zones.

Whichever kind of gym flooring is best for you, we provide a complete design, supply, installation and recycling service. We will take care of your project from start to finish. You won’t need to do anything but start using your new gym floor.

Gym Flooring Designed For Specific Applications

It’s important that your gym flooring is fit for purpose and the simplest way to ensure this is to choose flooring designed for specific applications. We have flooring for free weights, sled lanes, sprint tracks, studios, functional fitness areas and much more.

Many of the flooring solutions we offer are available in multiple colours, allowing you to match your gym floor to your gym brand. We also provide a markings service, allowing you to create fitness boxes and boundaries on floors for gym users.

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Browse By Gym Flooring Types

We offer a wide variety of different types of gym flooring that are perfect for any type of space. Whether you’re looking to cover large spaces with rubber rolls or want rubber tiles for your free weight area, we have the right product for you. Rubber rolls and rubber tiles are both great options when it comes to protecting your subfloor from heavy weights while providing a non-slip surface. And they’re easy to clean! 

Browse By Application & Usage

TVS offers a wide range of flooring solutions to suit any budget and application. Whether you’re looking for the perfect free weights area or functional fitness studio, we have what you need. Our floors are designed to be durable and easy to clean so that your gym can look its best at all times. And with multiple colours available, it’s never been easier to match your brand!

SPORTEC® Style Tiles: Colours & Finishes

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sportec tiles colours and finishes
sportec tiles colours and finishes


TVS Gym Flooring has a proud history of supplying market leading products and has gained a wealth of experience by supporting projects at Pure Gym, The Gym Group, Virgin Active, Fitness First, LAX, The Reebok Club, Xercise4Less, Fit4Less, Lifestyle Fitness, Easy Gym, Primal Gym Leeds, Sheffield Hallam University, Derby University, Derby FC, England RFU and Chelsea FC.

In addition to some of the UK’S biggest gym brands, we also work with businesses, sports centres and hotels. The service we provide is all-inclusive, with design, installation, recycling and aftercare included. Get in touch for a quote today.

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What is the correct thickness for gym flooring?

Gym flooring has to be thick enough to protect the subfloor, which will be made from concrete or screw-fixed plywood.

It’s also good practice to install a layer of insulating rubber ‘underlay’ between the topper and subfloor for extra protection, although some gyms skip this step to save money  (in our opinion, underlay is worth it in the long run). The thickness of gym flooring depends on the topper. For instance, you can get rubber matting that is 12mm thick and rubber tiles that are 40mm thick. The correct thickness is a matter of intended use and application.

Flooring for free weights

Free weight zones should have a flooring system consisting of 30mm or 40mm rubber interlocking floor tiles and a high-performance underlay, which is normally 5mm to 10mm thick. You use interlocking tiles so you can replace them when needed.

Flooring for treadmill zones

Treadmill zones can make use of standard rubber matting or polyurethane flooring that is 10mm thick so long as weights are not allowed in the area. These zones have a harder floor to support machines. We also recommend treadmill isolation pads.

Flooring for HIIT and pilates

HIIT and pilates zones should make use of either rubber matting that is 20mm thick or rubber tiles that are 30mm thick. Alternatively, you can carry over the flooring system from the free weight zone because this works fine.

Flooring for deadlift zones

Deadlift zones need the thickest gym flooring. You’re looking at 80mm thick impact protection slabs in addition to the normal flooring system. These slabs are designed to offer fall-impact protection with the heaviest weights.

Flooring to dampen sound

There’s nothing more annoying than a noisy gym. You can dampen sound from dropped weights with an insulating underlay so the topper can compress into it. Underlays can be as thick as 10mm and work great for dampening sound.

Flooring for running tracks

Running tracks can be made from rubber, polyurethane or hardwood. Thickness is not so much a consideration here but rather the quality of the topping. The surface has to provide fantastic grip while absorbing impact to reduce fatigue.

Summing up

Gym flooring can be as thick as 80mm in deadlift zones and as thin as 10mm in sled and track zones. When considering thickness, think about the intended use case of the surface and the potential for surfaces to be used incorrectly.

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Gym Tiles or Rolls For Your Commercial Gym?

Investing in flooring for your commercial gym is very important. Rubber tiles and rolls provide a durable surface that protect against impacts, while absorbing noise from weights being lifted overhead or other activities taking place nearby.

Besides being extremely resilient and durable, both gym tiles and rolls are non-slip and available in a wide variety of different colours. Your choice of one over the other will come down to the shape of your space and what kinds of activity you intend to perform.

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