Northane Sport & Play

About Us

Northane is a leading supplier of sport and play surfacing products throughout the UK and Ireland.

We specialise in supplying polyurethane binders, coatings, adhesives and rubber granules for sports and play surfaces.

Working in partnership with customers and suppliers, we design, develop and improve synthetic surface products for competitive sport and recreational play.

All materials are supplied from our warehouse in Cheshire to sports and play installers nationwide.

Did you know?

Every year we supply enough rubber and binder to cover the whole of Monaco – twice!

Service & Reputation

It is important for every supplier in a chain to provide excellent products and service and we are conscious that our expertise serves customers and suppliers alike.

Here are some of the reasons why customers continue to buy from us after 20 years:

Safety Standards & Performance

Our manufacturers and partners are constantly researching and improving their products. We work with them to develop new and improved materials for sports and play surfaces.

  • Products are manufactured to quality standard ISO 9001 and comply with the EU’s REACH regulations, protecting health and the environment in the use of chemicals
  • Stobitan athletics track systems are IAAF tested and certified
  • Playground surface systems are tested to BS7188, BSEN1176 and BS1177 safety regulations
  • Through our manufacturers, we are associate members of the Sports and Play Construction Association (SAPCA) and the Association of Play Industries (API)

Professional Advice

Alongside our manufacturing partners, we are specialists in the products we supply and their application. We work together with Customers to develop and improve products to continuously improve the quality of sports pitches, tracks and playgrounds in the UK. Their sports facilities and playgrounds meet the standards of Sport England, the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) and comply with FIFA, FIH, RFU, World Rugby and IAAF requirements.

Would you like to find out more about Northane’s products and services?

Please phone 0161 485 8141  or email


Northane Chemicals are without doubt a key supplier for CLS Sports.  Their products, consistent pricing and exceptional service levels are instrumental in successful shock pad construction.

    Andrew Simms

    Company Buyer – CLS Sports

    I have worked with Northane for over 10 years and found them excellent to deal with. Friendly and efficient as well as extremely knowledgeable, providing a first-class product, delivery and technical support service.

      Joe Boniface

      Sales Director, Velocity Sports Ltd

      Northane chemicals offer a stress-free and professional service, next day morning delivery to the site we were working on meant we were able to continue with our installation.

        Ali Wooton

        Star Rubber Environmental

        We have worked with Northane for many years. They supply market leading products, the delivery service is always reliable and their technical advice is invaluable.

          Richard Thornton

          McCardle Sport Tec

          I couldn’t have asked for a more efficient and helpful team to deal with. The material was good, the delivery was ahead of time, the information and help prior to ordering was fantastic.

            Yvonne Rennie

            Contracts Manager, Sports Lining Services

            Creative Play have always received fantastic service. Owens product knowledge is second to none, he is always happy to assist with any technical queries we may have and visit sites if required. The quality of the product is excellent and deliveries to sites all over the country are always on time. Overall a fantastic company to work with.

              James Harris

              Managing Director, Creative Play UK

              TK play are proud to be working with Northane Chemicals. From the outset Northane were highly recommended for the best binders and wet pour products on the market and we continue to be extremely happy with their quality of products and service.

                Terry Warrington

                Managing Director, TK Play Ltd