Playground Slides Are For Thrill Seekers

Monday, 27th June 2016 3:57 pm
Playground slides have enticed children to take risks for decades. Often the slide is the first piece of equipment children rush to on entering a playground.  In the past, playground slides were constructed in such a way that they were risky to use.  Innovative slide design and safety standards mean that modern slides are thrilling […] Read more

Tim Farron visits Playdale

Monday, 20th June 2016 5:02 pm
We had an exciting end to last week when we welcomed a VIP guest to Playdale head office on Friday in the shape of the Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Member of Parliament for Westmorland & Lonsdale, Tim Farron. Tim was elected Leader of the Liberal Democrats in July 2015 but has been MP […] Read more

Beijing Playdale Playground makes Chinese national TV news!

Thursday, 16th June 2016 7:22 pm
The opening of a brand new playground at the Olympic Park site in Beijing, China was recently filmed for a news broadcast on CCTV; China’s equivalent of the national BBC news. Our Chinese distributor worked hard on this project to ensure everything was ready for the official opening of the site, which took place on […] Read more

How School Playground Equipment Encourages Active Learning

Thursday, 16th June 2016 10:36 am
The emphasis on academic achievement at school and access to numerous gadgets at home encourage children to spend a lot of time inside.  Children who don’t get the opportunity to play outside, miss out on many surprising health benefits and learning opportunities. School playground equipment allows children to participate in free play activities during break […] Read more

It’s family business

Thursday, 9th June 2016 4:35 pm
Last week our Chairman John Croasdale made his way down to London to attend the national Family Business United’s (FBU) Family Business of the Year Awards which were held this year at the Mayfair hotel. The FBU works with family businesses and their professional advisers to bring the family business community together. These awards celebrate […] Read more

What are the benefits of steel ground fixing?

Wednesday, 8th June 2016 11:32 am
Almost all our timber playground equipment now comes with steel ground fixings as standard. Amongst other benefits they increase the guarantee of the timber poles. We thought it would be helpful to customers to make a short video explaining exactly what this fixing method involves, and all the associated benefits. This film is the latest release […] Read more