Playdale Playgrounds’ 2017 Festive Football Tournament

Thursday, 21st December 2017 2:30 pm
Following the success & enjoyment of last two years’ Playdale Festive Football Tournaments, we decided to carry on the tradition this year! Playdale staff from across the business, including our Area Managers from across the UK, joined in the fun tournament at the end of last week. The emphasis was on fun but there was, […] Read more

How To Raise Money For Playground Equipment By Inviting Santa

Tuesday, 19th December 2017 11:53 am
Christmas is the time of year where many charities raise money for their cause. It is a wonderful opportunity to raise money for playground equipment too. Local playgrounds are the hub of any community and are the perfect place to organize a visit from Santa. Playground committees play a vital role in ensuring that children […] Read more

How To Transform Your School Playground Equipment Into Santa’s Workshop

Monday, 18th December 2017 3:58 pm
School playground equipment can provide the perfect antidote for festive distractions. With a little bit of imagination and reindeer dust you can transform your playground equipment into Santa’s workshop. Christmas time in schools is a chaotic mixture of naughty and nice. Rehearsals for the Nativity play are in full flow and children can hardly contain […] Read more

Playdale’s MD receives MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

Thursday, 14th December 2017 3:19 pm
Earlier this year we announced that Barry Leahey, Playdale’s Managing Director, had been named on the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List to receive an MBE for ‘Services to UK Trade & Investment and Exports’. The definition of MBE is Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Barry has been the driving force […] Read more

Merry Christmas from Playdale!

Monday, 11th December 2017 3:54 pm
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Playdale!   Click on the video above to watch our special festive greeting.   Please note: our offices will close for the Christmas holiday at 12.30pm on Friday 22nd December and reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 9.00am. Read more

Why Do Children Love Playground Roundabouts?

Wednesday, 6th December 2017 2:30 pm
Playground roundabouts are one of the most popular pieces of playground equipment. Children get a thrill from spinning as fast as they can. Apart from the buzz and speed, there are scientific reasons why playground roundabouts are so fantastic. Spinning activates vestibular stimulation which helps the body learn how to balance. Children are natural risk […] Read more