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A range of vinyl top surfaces for use as the top performance surface on Harlequin Activity, Liberty or WoodSpring sprung floors in dance and performing arts applications.

Standard product features


Reinforced sheet vinyl, silky smooth emboss which gives good grip.


Wood effect finish, which can be laid on any hard smooth sub floor and has an excellent multi-purpose surface. For use as a floor for all types of performance, but not recommended for ballet at intermediate or professional level.


Specifically developed to meet the needs of hip-hop and street dancers, who want a floor which provides less slip-resistance, enabling them to move freely yet safety at the same time. Suitable also for jazz, contemporary and modern dance, plus aerobics and zumba.


  • Hard-wearing, homogeneous PVC dance floor, suitable for use on any hard, smooth sub-floor.
  • Conforms to marine standards and fire ratings, extensively installed on cruise liners. Suitable for multi-purpose use, percussive dance including flamenco, Irish and tap, concerts, television, theatre and operatic performances.


Extremely hardwearing, which has a slip resistant surface and is ideal as a permanent multi-purpose dance and stage floor.


Incorporating a strong mineral fibre interply and firm foam backing, which helps to protect against hard sub floors.


Surface layer:

- Cascade:

  • Thickness: 2 mm.
  • Colours: Various colours available, special colours to order.
  • Slip resistant providing an ideal performance surface.
  • Conveys a soft feel of ‘warmth’ to give added confidence to dancers.
  • Heavy duty, durable and special hard wearing floor.
  • Bactericidal to prevent harbouring of germs.

- Fiesta:

  • Thickness: 2 mm.
  • Extra tough and suited to percussive dance.
  • Realistic oak strip patterned surface.

- FreeStyle:

  • Thickness: 4.5 mm.
  • Colour: Black or grey.
  • Fire rating to BS EN 13501-1: Cfl-s1.

- Marine:

  • Thickness: 2 mm.
  • Colour: Black.
  • Slightly marbled surface to resist scuffing and hide marks.
  • Fire rating: IMO FTP Code part 2 and 5.

- Standfast

  • Thickness: 2.6 mm.
  • Colours: Black, grey, light grey and dark grey.
  • Slip-resistant surface, ideal as a permanent multi-purpose dance and stage flooring for heavy-duty use.

- Studio

  • Thickness: 3 mm.
  • Colours: Black, grey, dark grey and white.
  • Slip resistant - rosin unnecessary.
  • Durable and special hard wearing floor.
  • Black or grey matt finish avoids unwanted reflections from stage lighting.
  • Bactericidal to prevent harbouring of germs.
  • Cushioned foam backing protects against hard floors, reduces injury risk and cuts down on noise.

- Accessories

  • Single bracket also available in white, metallic or chrome painted to order.
  • Double bracket also available in white, metallic or chrome painted to order.
  • Wall mounted brackets available with custom bracket designs to order.
  • Under window wall mounted bracket available to custom design.

NBS Specification

NBS Create logo
This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-20-70/335 PVC sheet
20-55-75/165 Resilient sheet flooring system

Product specification

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Harlequin Floors (British Harlequin plc)


+44 (0)1892 514888

Product reference



[Not required]
Cascade, FreeStyle, Marine, Standfast, Studio.
[Dark Grey]
Cascade, FreeStyle, Standfast, Studio.
[Light Grey]
Cascade and Standfast.
[Oak strip effect]


[Small ballet barre, beech]
[Small ballet barre, aluminium]
[Medium ballet barre, aluminium]
[Large ballet barre, aluminium]
[Large ballet barre, beech]
[Single bracket, black]
[Single bracket, grey]
[Double bracket, black]
[Double bracket, grey]
[Ballet barre extension kit, beech]
[Ballet barre extension kit, aluminium]
[Wall mounted bracket, single]
[Wall mounted bracket, double]
[Wall mounted bracket, square]
[Wall mounted bracket, oval]
[Floor mounted bracket, single]
[Floor mounted bracket, double]
[End brackets]
[Ballet barre corner angle sleeve]
[Wooden barre, pine]
[Wooden barre, beech 1.5 m length]
[Wooden barre, beech 2.3 m length]

Manufacturer details

Festival House,
Chapman Way,
Tunbridge Wells,
Kent, TN2 3EF
Tel +44 (0)1892 514888
Fax +44 (0)1892 514222
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