Hallways, the courtroom, the waiting room. Rehabilitation. Detention. Penitentiary. Detention Centre. The floor between four walls. Three by three meters. Tons of space outside the cells. Large surveyable areas. Logistics. Washrooms. Workshop. A breath of fresh air. Reading room. Garden. Recreation, including sports. Fire-resistant. Indestructible. A sick prisoner in cell C. Surveillance. Security. Personnel. Visitors. The psychological effect of colours.

Expert knowledge of flooring materials and their application brings Bolidt into contact with:

State Prison of Florida
Scheveningen Prison
Premier Prison Services
Shelton Abbey

Prisons are an inextricable part of our society. Care is therefore also paid to the design and furnishing of Penitentiary Establishments. In the past, Penitentiary Establishments were kept as simple as possible so as not to be provocative. Now, colours are used more frequently to increase the quality of life and clarity.

In the cross-shaped buildings, a centrally situated post and short running lines provide a clear view of the cells. The detainees can participate in sports in special sports halls, get some fresh air in gardens, work in various departments, follow courses and recreate. Bolidt supplies (sports) floors for this purpose. Based on this line of thought, architects develop and organise the infrastructure, and arrange the spaces as efficiently and conveniently as possible. For example, there may not be any hidden places or corners. Nowadays, certain artistic expression is also considered when designing Penitentiary Establishments. This art is applied, for example, as geometric designs in the floor and as paintings on the wall. Synthetics have the big advantage that more can be done with them than with, for example, marmoleum. Many colour, design and decoration applications are possible that give depth (three-dimensional visualisation) to the whole.

Where a Penitentiary Establishment makes specific demands, Bolidt has the floor.

Bolidt has a worldwide experience in prisons. Succesfully we are working for the following prisons (P.I.'s):

P.I. Ter Apel
P.I. Norgerhaven
P.I. Overamstel
P.I. Nieuw Vosseveld
P.I. Scheveningen
P.I. Breda
P.I. Oosterhoek
P.I. de Toorenburgh
Moreton Prison

P.I. Almere Binnen
P.I. de Schie
TBS Kliniek de Kijvelanden
P.I. Westlinge
P.I. Zwolle
P.I. de IJssel
P.I. de Dordtse Poorten
P.I. de Torentijd
P.I. de Geniepoort

Many different flooring systems apply to prisons; from coatings with a thickness of 100 µ up to synthetic systems of 10 mm. Prices depend greatly on the size of the surface and the choice of system.

For a 1,000 m² prices range between € 15 per m² for a thin functional coating and € 90 per m² for an exceptionally high quality, state-of-the-art flooring system.

To give you a more specific insight into our price structure, we invite you for a consultation to determine the most appropriate system for your space.

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