Design Buy Build Issue 31 2018 - Page 102

Stratford Butterfly Farm O pened by David Bellamy in 1985, Stratford Butterfly With the largest selection of dried aggregates in the UK market, Long Farm is home to the largest butterfly display in the Rake Spar were the natural choice of supplier for this unusual project. world with around 1,500 free flying butterflys, stick insects, beetles, leafcutter ants, tarantula spiders and two iguana’s A number of unique SureSet blends such as the aptly named “Forest called Stumpy and Princess. green” were utilised for around 200m² of pathway installation. SureSet were contacted by the Butterfly Farm in May 2017 with SureSet were on site for four days in December, completing this the aim of replacing the pathway taking visitors through the exotic highly rewarding and creative project. rainforest area, with a surface that included stencils of bird footprints, paw prints and leaves. Stratford Butterfly Farm said of the project, “The Flight Area has had beautiful, bright, colourful pathways laid throughout, Once the order was placed, these intricate stencils were created at with leaf prints and ani