Surespan get full Strike with Moreland Village Floor hatch


A private community in South Carolina’s Low country have unveiled Moreland Village. This residential development takes inspiration from its surrounding area, most of all its moss-covered oak trees surrounding the village which is sat within a mystical marshland.

Three top architecture firms worked together to create a living space that blossoms with an authentic community feel along with the classic Southern hospitality.

What Did Surespan Manufacture?

A specialist roof and floor access manufacturer, Surespan manufacture in the UK to the highest quality and performance. For this project, a hinged floor hatch with a ‘pan type’ lid to take the flooring material whilst also offering a slim exposed frame was specified. The unique project for the gated community in Palmeto Bluff features a custom Brunswick flooring for an extremely premium finish.

Floor Hatch

Manufactured from high quality, durable stainless steel sourced from the United Kingdom. Surespan manufactured the floor access cover to the custom size of 1505 (11′ 6″) x 2972mm (9′ 9″). Due to the size, a double door, electrically operated access cover with pedestrian loading was specified. The recess in the lid was 1.5″ inches for the Brunswick flooring.


Recessed Floor Hatch Situated in the seating area


“The covers fit well and went in easily… it has been a pleasure working with all the folks at Surespan.”