Soft Mulch ® Safe surfaces for all

Boyton Bros & Hallam (Ranskill) Limited have from 20 September 2016 acquired the brand name of Soft Mulch. Softmulch is the UK’s leading manufacturer of recycled Rubber Mulch and Rubber Chip. Our high quality SoftMulch and EcoChip products are available in a variety of natural colours. We also supply loose fill Rubber Surfaces and rubber bark in 500kg or 10kg bags delivered throughout the UK and Europe.

SoftMulch is produced predominantly for low maintenance Playground Surfacing for the prevention of injuries to children. Our bonded rubber surfacing is fully tested in accordance with BS EN1177 safety surfacing standards to a fall height in excess of 3.6m. We supply and install SoftMulch direct to many of the UKs Schools and authorities, Councils and major play companies.

EcoChip is 100% recycled premium rubber chip that is fibre and metal free. EcoChip is primarily used in the Decorative Aggregates sector as garden chippings as well as well as loose fill safety surfacing.

PathBond is a unique blend of rubber and specially formulated resin used for pathway surfacing. This increasingly popular surface is a tried and tested system, with various proven uses by many high profile authorities and companies throughout the UK. PathBond can be laid over almost any existing surface or terrain making it extremely versatile and robust.

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BunkerBond is a graded recycled rubber crumb mixed with a flexible resin designed as a golf bunker liner to help reduce contamination and keep maintenance to a minimum. The system is proven and tested with a fast growing number of Golf Courses throughout the country. We supply and Install a range of high quality Artificial Grass for residential and commercial use as a low maintenance alternative to real grass, eliminating any cutting, weeding or watering of your lawn.

We have over 25 years’ experience in sports pitch construction and sports surfacing including tennis courts and astroturf pitches. Our team of friendly expert staff provide free consultation, planning and design for domestic and commercial Landscaping and play areas. Design, construction and installation of bespoke Playground Equipment all carried out by our in house installation teams.

Wetpour surfacing is available in a wide range of vibrant colours and is supplied and installed by our in house teams. As a Rubber Flooring Manufacturer and Rubber Mulch Manufacturer, SoftMulch is a one-stop-shop for all your safety sports and play surface needs.


Soft Mulch®



  • Flexible uses and can be laid over almost any existing surface.
  • 100% recycled rubber eco-mulch®.
  • Environmentally friendly.
  • Very cost effective.
  • Very porous.
  • Available in a range of colours.
  • HIC Tested on concrete to over 3.5m critical fall height.
  • Certificated to BS EN 1177.
  • Minimal maintenance.
  • Very experienced, professional accredited installation teams covering the
    UK and Europe.
  • Free and friendly planning, advice and quotation service.

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