Playdale’s colour coating systems are completely lead and cadmium free

Thursday, 28th January 2016 11:57 am
In response to obvious concern about the recent published findings revealing that paint on some playground equipment has been found to contain high quantities of the toxin lead, Playdale would like to reassure its customers, past and present, that our colour coating system is and always has been, totally lead and cadmium free. All our […] Read more

How an embankment tube slide optimises the space in your playground

Tuesday, 26th January 2016 2:34 pm
As the population of towns and cities increases and more land is used to accommodate housing, it is important that children’s play provision is not neglected.  We are already seeing an increase in childhood obesity which is reinforced by unhealthy diets, sedentary lifestyles and not being able to have the freedom to wander like generations […] Read more

Playdale are shortlisted for a trio of business awards

Monday, 25th January 2016 4:54 pm
We are delighted to announce that we have recently reached the category finals of three separate business awards. The awards and categories are as follows: The Family Business United’s Family Business of the Year Award for the north of England and Northern Ireland. The Family Business United is a membership organisation and unique platform to […] Read more

The Evolution Of Playground Climbing Frames

Wednesday, 20th January 2016 11:19 am
The instinct to climb is with us from a very early age.  Young children scale the settee so that they can see the room from a different perspective.  Playground climbing frames have evolved over time, from simple ladders to beautifully designed structures that fulfil the needs of even the most adventurous climber.  As with all […] Read more

Playground Design and Consultation Service

Thursday, 14th January 2016 9:30 am
Karla from our Sales Team explains more about our playground design and consultation service. This is the first in our series of Q and A videos, you can ask your own question on Twitter using the hashtag #AskPlaydale If you’d like to book a free playground consultation you can complete the form here. Read more

Getting Into A Spin With Playground Roundabouts

Tuesday, 5th January 2016 11:16 am
What is it about spinning on playground roundabouts that children enjoy so much? According to Gill Connell, author of, ‘Moving To Learn,’ it is that, ‘Spinning on his own is a child’s natural way to ’test‘ his sense of balance’.  Small children instinctively roll, spin, rock and hang upside down because their brains crave vestibular […] Read more

The wonderful playgrounds in Oz

Monday, 4th January 2016 4:34 pm
Our distribution partner in Australia, has recently installed Playdale play equipment at some fabulous parks and playgrounds in Queensland. Guyatt Park in St Lucia is located in beautiful surroundings next to the Brisbane River. A popular place for families to visit and people to walk and picnic in, the playground there is one of the […] Read more