Flexi-Tile had the pleasure of working on a commercial garage flooring project for David Appleby Engineering Ltd., a prominent name in the motorsport industry. Our client manages race and rally programs for prestigious car marques and are well known in the motor industry for their Aston Martin road and race car services upgrades and bespoke tuning options. 

The David Appleby business had recently relocated to a new 10,000sq. ft. business unit which was undergoing a major refurbishment. The flooring requirement was for various sections within the building, including an open workshop, sub-assembly area, machine and fabrication shop and engineer’s office.

Challenge: Client needs

Our client needed a flooring solution for:

  • Heavy machinery use in fabrication shop
  • Frequent vehicle traffic
  • Extreme weight-bearing loads
  • Quick installation due to ongoing site renovation

Solution: Flexi-Tile 7mm Industrial Tiles

  • Suitable for forklifts, pallet trucks and machinery (up to 800kg for 3-wheel traffic, 1000kg for 4-wheel)
  • 10-year guarantee and 25+ year life expectancy offering durability and long-term value.
  • Suitable for storage units, offices, workshops, warehouses, industrial units and more.
  • Interlocking tiles- so no need for screed, adhesive, or damp-proof subfloor preparation.
  • Immediate installation possible.
  • Phased implementation option to minimise disruption to daily operations.

Flexi-Tile: Benefits For Commercial Garages

Flexi-Tile’s 7mm Industrial Tiles addressed all of David Appleby Engineering’s needs and offered a range of benefits that make it the perfect choice for demanding commercial garages:

  • Easy & Quick Installation: No screed, adhesive or damp-proof subfloor preparation is needed. Interlocking tiles allow for immediate installation, minimising downtime. Phased implementation allows for work to continue without major disruptions.
  • Unmatched durability: 10-year guarantee and a 25+ year life expectancy ensures  long-term value. It’s perfect for high-traffic areas with heavy machinery.
  • Minimal Sub-Floor prep: Saves time and labour costs compared to traditional flooring methods.
  • Added Safety: Anti-slip R10 certified for secure footing in wet and oily environments.
  • Easy-maintenance: Stain resistant and reduces subfloor dust and dirt for a cleaner workspace. 

Additional Features

Beyond its core strengths, Flexi-Tile offers features that enhance any commercial or industrial space.

  • 10-Year Guarantee: Peace of mind knowing your investment is protected.
  • Fire safety: Reaction to fire performance BFL-S1 ensures added safety.
  • Comfort & Sound Reduction: Insulation properties provide a more comfortable and quieter working environment.
  • Variety of Options: Choose from a range of colours, textures and thicknesses to suit your style and specific needs.
  • The Flexi-Tile Difference: Quality & Expertise

We Are The Manufacturer

We manufacture our interlocking floor tiles in an ISO-accredited factory. We pride ourselves on the meticulous craftsmanship and quality to ensure outstanding customer satisfaction on every project.

See the Transformation for Yourself!

David Appleby Engineering, known for their top-of-the-line services, selected Flexi-Tile for good reason. The results at David Appleby speak volumes. Flexi-Tile provided a durable, easy-to-install solution that perfectly complements their high-performance environment. If you’re looking for a flooring solution that can handle anything your commercial garage throws at it, look no further than Flexi-Tile.

Get in touch

If you are interested in learning more about Flexi-Tile PVC interlocking floor tiles, get in touch with our friendly team of flooring experts today.

CALL US on 028 9262 5898 or EMAIL


Features and benefits:

  • 10-year wear guarantee
  • Easily and quickly cleaned 
  • Minimal floor preparation before installing
  • No need for adhesives under tiles
  • Impact resistant
  • Available in various colours and finishes
  • Anti-Slip R10 certified
  • Stain resistant
  • Impact resistant
  • Reaction to fire performance BFL-S1
  • Sound and heat insulation properties
David Appleby Workshop Before
David Appleby Engineering workshop flooring in progress

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