Posted: Thu, 10 May 2018 10:54
EFS Europe kicked off its summer season at Holland Park in May for the prestigious, annual Holland Park Opera. Investec Opera Holland Park London is widely regarded as one of the most exciting, innovative and accomplished opera companies in the UK, with an extraordinary history of producing rarities, alongside popular favourites. Whether novice or aficionado, OHP has something to offer – and all taking place in one of the most beautiful covered spaces in the capital.
The summer season of opera is hosted in a temporary venue built alongside the ancient ruins of Holland House. To cater for the 1000 plus guests, EFS Europe supplied and installed 600m2 of Club Stub Back within the outdoor terraced area. The event carpet allowed the surface water from the May showers to drain beneath the carpet preventing a soggy top!
1,140m2 of EFS Europe's Poduim Flat Velour was also installed to all of the indoor seating areas within the auditorium as well as several other indoor areas, both front of house and backstage.
Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:48
LAMMA - the UK's largest farm machinery and agricultural services show - returned to the East of England Showground in January 2018. Attracting over 40,000 visitors and 900 exhibitors.
EFS Europe has been a supplier to the shows' exhibitors for the last four years, providing its specialist flooring services for both indoor and outdoor exhibitions and demonstration stands.
EFS Europe's Temp-a-Path and Hex-Road products are easy to install solutions for pedestrian and vehicular use. Both products can be installed in detailed configurations, allowing exhibitors to create safe and unhindered access for visitors wishing to view their display equipment or services.
In addition, EFS's specialist ranges of exhibition carpet and artificial grass were utlised - perfect for adding detailed finishing touches to the stands and displays.
Jeremy Simpson, EFS's Business Development Manager said 'LAMMA is moving to the NEC next year, so this is the last year we will be supplying the show. It has been a privilege to work with the show organisers and the 40 plus businesses we have helped with their stands. It's a real shame that the high winds stopped play this year and the show had to be cancelled, especially given this is the last time LAMMA will be at the East of England Showground.'
Posted: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 12:37
The William Hill World Darts Championship is the largest and most prestigious darts tournament in the world, attracting sell-out crowds and a global TV audience of well over 10 million across its 19 days from 14 December to 1 January.
The West Hall in 'Ally Pally' has a capacity of 2,500 people per session, meaning that more than 50,000 enthusiastic and hard-partying darts fans will have punished its floors over the Christmas and New Year period. As such, this installation is a terrific test of both product and service quality.
Under the expert guidance of the in-house team at Alexandra Palace, the EFS Europe team worked through Tuesday 13th December and into the night, to have the Hall ready for when the doors opened and play commenced the following afternoon.
And, as has previously been the case, the Electric Blue Event Cord Carpet was chosen to match the branding of title sponsor William Hill, whose corporate colours also adorn the walls and stage within the iconic Victorian venue.
Commenting on what is an extremely important and 'bar-setting' installation for EFS Europe, Business Development Manager Jeremy Simpson said:
"Thanks to the PDC (Professional Darts Corporation) and major sponsors and broadcasters, darts is now one of the world's leading sporting attractions and the quality of event production at the William Hill World Championships is truly world class. EFS Europe is always proud to be chosen to play a role in what has become a legendary fixture in the Christmas and New Year calendar."
"It is a fantastic start to our 2018 business year and on behalf of the entire EFS Europe team, congratulations to Rob Cross on the performance of his life in this year's stunning Championship."
Posted: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 11:07
Leicester based event flooring supplier EFS Europe marked its fourth year in a row supplying the city's Victoria Park Remembrance Event.
The 2017 service utilised over 2000m2 (an increase from 1500 m2 last year) of EFS Europe's Temp-A-Path product to create clean and clear access for the invited guests and many hundreds of locals who came to pay their respects. The lightweight plastic flooring also provided a stable base for the 1000 chairs that were set out to accommodate the congregation.
Posted: Sat, 26 Aug 2017 11:02
EFS Europe was delighted to help with a wedding with a difference and make the great outdoors accessible for even ladies in heels! The Richardson family contacted us with a little problem… How to convert an arable field into a suitable venue for a series of teepees and their 200 plus guests? After the cornfield was harvested, and with just a week before the wedding, concerns were raised over the condition of the ground, which is when EFS stepped in! An access road was required to the teepees for the wedding guests, catering outlets, generators and toilet blocks. EFS installed their Hex Road, a heavy duty roadway ideal for instant access and car parking at events.
The second part of the brief was to provide a safe, pedestrian friendly, aesthetically pleasing area in front of the teepees for a designated guest area. After being rolled by the farmer, the field was partially covered with 30m x 10m of Temp-A-Path to the front of the teepees and catering outlets. Following installation of the Temp-A-Path, the client decided they wanted the area to resemble an English country garden lawn; EFS then laid their Gadsby 33m pile height Astroturf on top of the Temp-A-Path for a stunning finish. The client then sold on the Astroturf after the event – perfect recycling!
Posted: Thu, 24 Aug 2017 13:02
EFS Europe Ltd Manufactures 7000m2 of Specifically Designed Translucent Temp-A-Path for the British Transplant Games, Transforming one of Scotland's Largest Indoor Halls into a Stunning Function Room for the Game's Opening & Closing Ceremony
The 40th edition of the Westfield Health British Transplant Games was held in North Lanarkshire from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th July 2017 with over 1000 competitors taking part.
One of the main facilities being utilised for the "Games" was Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility (RRSF). During the "Games" the full size 3G sports pitch was transformed with EFS's specifically manufactured translucent Temp-A-Path and EFS's royal blue marquee-cord event carpet. The venue was then all set to host the opening ceremony and the celebration event bringing the games to a close. The Temp-A-Path was installed in just 7 hours with the carpet being laid in just 8!
"We did our research, tested some products and Temp-A-Path was the best things for us" said Jim Moffatt, NL Leisure's Business Partnership Manager. "We looked at hiring it, but decided to purchase it and we now have the ability to hire it out to other event organisers in Scotland. The decision to purchase Temp-A-Path has opened up a new market for NL leisure. The purchase of the flooring now allows us to offer both RRSF and its 8000 seated football stadium as new event destinations, transforming traditional sports venues into flexible spaces" he concluded.
The flooring is available for re-hire for many events that are held not only in the central area, but also throughout Scotland. NL Leisure and EFS are working in partnership to offer the flooring to event organisers, local authorities or anyone else who needs it installed by EFS's dedicated team!
EFS's translucent Temp-A-Path has been specifically designed to protect the ground for long periods of time without causing any yellowing or other surface damage to the turf or any artificial grass surfaces. NL Leisure opted for the translucent flooring product to ensure protection of any natural grass areas. Translucent Temp-A-Path is able to do this because of its special design which allows light, water and air to access the grounds underneath it. EFS's trials show that no adverse damage is caused to the grass for a minimum of 30 days.
Following the "Games" EFS staff prepared and removed the flooring, including the carpet, in just 8 hours. The carpet was taken away and recycled and Temp-A-Path stored at a custom built facility constructed on the grounds of RRSF.
EFS has put a dedicated, experienced team in place, in Scotland, ready to install and uplift the flooring, working as and when required by NL Leisure; meaning that going forward, Temp-A-Path is available throughout Scotland.
Posted: Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:12
The brand new £40 million David Ross Sports Village has recently opened its doors to offer inspirational and accessible sports provision for all. The facilities include 4 large sports halls. EFS Europe has been commissioned to manufacture a specialist carpeting solution specifically designed for sports hall protection 'EFS Club Carpet'. 3872m2 of carpet has been manufactured to specifically cut lengths for rapid installation and simple 'uplift & store' for each of the sports halls.
The EFS Club carpet allows the venue to be used for alternative events, aside from sports, to maximise the venues functionality and profitability.
Posted: Tue, 09 May 2017 09:36
EFS Europe kicked of its summer season at Holland Park in May for the annual Holland Park Opera.
Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 14:15
Leicester based event flooring supplier EFS Europe marked its third year in a row supplying the city's Victoria Park remembrance event.
Posted: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:06
Leicester's Rushey Fields Recreation Ground will once again play host to the historic Krishna Speaks event with the support of EFS Europe.
EFS Europe will supply over 5,000m2 of product to the event, which celebrates Hindu culture and sees followers from all over the world gather to learn, talk and worship the deity Krishna together.
Posted: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:25
One of the company's most unique projects has seen EFS Europe install over 750m2 of artificial grass in London's famous Grosvenor House Hotel. The product was laid within the Park Lane establishment to facilitate the hosting of an indoor summer garden party the marked the end of an £8 million renovation of the hotel's public spaces.
Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:57
EFS Europe rolled into London's Alexandra Palace last month to install over 1,500m2 of its Royal Blue Event Cord Carpet for the William Hill World Darts Championship.
Posted: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:31
Temporary ice rinks have become a popular way for major venues and cities to celebrate the festive season and attract footfall. This year, EFS Europe has had the privilege of working in some fantastic locations for two of the UK's biggest producers of temporary outdoor ice rinks.
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:03
As suppliers reflect on a busy summer events season, EFS Europe has announced that it will once again support the delivery of several temporary ice rinks during the 2015 winter season.
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:58
EFS Europe will return to Leicester's Victoria Park Remembrance Day event in order to provide specialist temporary flooring solutions.
Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:05
Following the successful installation of its EFS Club Carpet product in several other LTA approved centres, EFS Europe has been selected to supply and install 3,600m2 of the product at the White Horse Tennis Centre in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:50
Held in the leafy surrounds of Holland Park in West London, Opera Holland Park is now a firm fixture on the operatic events calendar.
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:22
The first weekend of February saw the Robin Park Tennis Centre in Wigan host the PDC ProTour Darts, which featured a brand new carpet supplied and installed by EFS Europe.
Posted: Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:54
Specialist temporary flooring supplier EFS Europe once again assisted exhibitors at the UK’s largest agricultural machinery show. LAMMA – which took place at the Peterborough Showground on the 21st & 22nd January – has over 900 trade stands showcasing the latest in farming equipment, vehicles and machinery.
Posted: Wed, 03 Dec 2014 11:22
Founded in 2000 by Olympic Gold Medallist Robin Cousins MBE, Cousins Entertainment is one of the most influential businesses associated with Winter Sports. The company is responsible for delivering many of the temporary ice rinks that appear in cities across the UK at this time of year, and EFS Europe is involved in three of the producer’s largest projects.