Returning to Playgrounds After Lockdown

Tuesday, 27th April 2021 4:00 pm
After what seems like an interminable period of lockdown, things in the UK are beginning to return to normal. Schools and workplaces are reopening, and things are gradually starting to happen again.  While children are back at school, they are also still being kept in control groups. Unavoidably, it’s likely that children’s activity levels have […] Read more

MUGAs – Make the Most of Your Playground

Tuesday, 20th April 2021 10:00 am
A MUGA, or Multi-Use Games Area, can be an excellent addition to a playground. They provide a fun and safe environment for sport, giving kids the perfect area to play together. The hard-wearing frames and surfaces are designed specifically to be low-maintenance and resilient, meaning your play area is always at its best. A MUGA […] Read more

Guide to Playground Funding – Part 2

Tuesday, 13th April 2021 1:00 pm
In Part 2 of our Funding Blog, we focus on Charities and Community Groups, and using social media as a powerful tool. Find the funding you need to build the playground of your dreams. For Schools & Parish Councils, please see Part 1 of our blog here.. Consulting the community can be especially useful for […] Read more

Playdale Recognises its Family

Tuesday, 6th April 2021 4:49 pm
Playdale Playgrounds would like to congratulate our long-serving Contracts Manager, Michael Marsden, on his retirement. Michael, or “Mardy” to his friends, has spent 37 great years with us at Playdale and will be much missed by everyone in the Playdale family. As a special parting gift for his retirement, Michael was presented with a personalised […] Read more

Guide to Playground Funding – Part 1

Thursday, 1st April 2021 2:50 pm
We at Playdale are very aware of the community focal point that a good playground can provide, and what a positive impact they can make. A playground can represent a hugely positive asset to a community or public space. Even with the best will in the world, a quality, fun and hard-wearing playground can represent […] Read more