Six easy steps to get playground ready!

Tuesday, 24th October 2017 3:23 pm
One of the first things customers want to find out when they’re embarking on a playground project is what happens when and how long will it all take? We’ve tired to summarise all this for you in our ‘six easy steps’ video. Read more

Why Preschool Playground Equipment Is Magic

Thursday, 19th October 2017 3:25 pm
Imagine waking up excited about the magic day you are going to have. That’s exactly what it is like for preschool children. Preschool playground equipment provides many opportunities for magical play. There is nothing more wonderful than seeing the world through the eyes of a toddler. Every stick, feather or stone is a piece of […] Read more

A boost for Bendrigg!

Friday, 13th October 2017 4:55 pm
As many of you will know a group of plucky Playdale staff members, collectively known as the Playdale Paddlers, undertook a kayaking challenge back in July this year. Their challenge (that they chose to accept!) was to kayak the 11-mile length of Lake Windermere all in aid of the incredible local Bendrigg Trust charity. Bendrigg […] Read more

The fire resistant properties of Compact Grade Laminate (CGL)

Friday, 13th October 2017 3:08 pm
All our coloured panels, play panels & roofs on our equipment are made from Compact Grade Laminate. This material is extremely tough, vandal resistant, wear resistant, chemical resistant, UV protected, fire resistant and will not rust. To demonstrate just how fire resistant CGL is, we produced a video of a test we carried out comparing […] Read more

Playdale appoints new distributors for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Eire

Wednesday, 11th October 2017 10:35 am
Playdale is delighted to announce three new distributors for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Eire. From September 2017, Playdale will work in partnership with Scotplay, Hawthorn Heights, and Murphy Playground Services to design and install fantastic new playgrounds for schools, councils and leisure attractions across Scotland, Northern Ireland and Eire. Barry Leahey, Managing Director at Playdale […] Read more

The School Is Alive With The Sound Of Musical Playground Equipment

Monday, 9th October 2017 4:13 pm
In the musical ‘The Sound Of Music’, the first three notes are, ‘doh, ray, me’, with school playground equipment they are likely to be, ‘crash, bang, wallop’. We get so used to tuned instruments played in popular music or orchestras that we forget that all music has origins in percussion instruments. Studies have shown that […] Read more

Where Can I Buy School Playground Equipment Replacement Parts?

Wednesday, 4th October 2017 2:53 pm
Without a doubt, school playground equipment has it tough. It is exposed to the elements all year round and clambered on by excited children. Even the most robust equipment is subject to damage. Wear and tear can cause nuts and bolts to become loose and chains to need replacing. It is important to maintain school playground […] Read more

What does it take to make a great playground?

Tuesday, 3rd October 2017 2:46 pm
What does it take to make an exciting Playdale playground? We think the answer is encapsulated in our video right here. As a trusted supplier to local authorities, schools & nurseries, community groups, leisure organisations and housing developers we pride ourselves on providing an ‘experience’ not just playground equipment. We’re here to offer a helping […] Read more