Adventure Playground at Brockhole on Windermere – The Lake District Visitor Centre

Wednesday, 31st October 2018 3:53 pm
Brockhole’s brilliant new adventure playground (with breathtaking views) in the heart of the Lake District Earlier in the year, we reported on the opening of the exciting new adventure playground at Brockhole on Windermere; a hugely rewarding team effort from start to finish. Our new video here encapsulates the project journey and includes drone footage, […] Read more

Does your playground equipment meet the Safety Standards?

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 11:02 am
How safe is your playground? The playground standard EN1176 helps protect children playing. All Playdale manufactured equipment has been independently tested and most importantly been certified as proof of compliance to the European Playground Safety Standard. There is a huge difference between being certified and saying that you ‘conform to the safety standards’. These are […] Read more

New faces at Playdale!

Friday, 19th October 2018 3:27 pm
Playdale is delighted to introduce four new members of the Playdale Team. Emma Sture is new to our 2D Playground Design Team at Head Office in Haverthwaite. Emma is from Ulverston and studied Aerospace Engineering at Manchester University which is where her design skills and background come from. In her spare time, Emma likes to […] Read more

How Trim Trails Improve Writing Skills

Thursday, 18th October 2018 2:40 pm
Trim trails are really exciting pieces of playground equipment that provide endless hours of entertainment and fun. Children enjoy the spontaneity of jumping on and off each module and the challenge of completing the obstacle course. A trim trail encourages physical, social, emotional and imaginative development. All of these amazing skills develop while the children […] Read more

Playdale’s MD trains for charity boxing match

Friday, 5th October 2018 3:11 pm
This short video shows the lighter side of this heavyweight champ… Read more about how our MD will don a pair of boxing gloves and enter the ring to take part in a physically and mentally grueling charity challenge  here Read more

What Is Playground Equipment Made Of?

Monday, 29th October 2018 3:54 pm
Although much brighter and safer, playground equipment hasn’t really changed very much over the years. Traditional playground equipment such as slides, roundabouts, swings and climbing frames still populate our playgrounds today. Imaginative playground design provides exciting equipment that is physically challenging and fun to look at. Timber and steel are still the main materials used […] Read more