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Playdale – Meet Our Team of Area Sales Managers!
Thursday, 22nd July 2021 12:47 pm

A company is nothing without its employees, and Playdale is no different. We are very proud of our #Team, who work so hard to make dream playgrounds a reality, and to #makesmiles wherever they go. Our area managers coordinate and cover all areas of the country, helping to design and build extraordinary playspaces. Let us […]

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EYFS Outdoor Equipment & the Curriculum
Wednesday, 12th May 2021 10:15 am

How does EFYS outdoor equipment link to the curriculum?   Development during EYFS Children learn and develop quicker in their early years than any other time in their lives, so it is crucial that they are given an environment that allows them to grow and flourish. Children of all ages learn through exploration, experimentation, listening […]

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What Is The Best Playground Equipment?
Wednesday, 6th January 2021 10:00 am

Children all a have favourite piece of playground equipment that they play on every time they visit the playground. The best pieces of playground equipment are robust, safe, challenging and imaginative. Choosing a supplier of high-quality playground equipment involves research taking design, safety features and longevity into consideration. The Association Of Play Industries (API) is […]

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The long-lasting benefits of investing PE and Sport Premium funding
Friday, 10th July 2020 2:00 pm

Being active is absolutely vital for our children’s mental and physical health now more than ever. With the PE and Sport Premium funding stream continuing in 2022 and any unspent funds  being carried over until July 2022  there has never been a better time to consider the best ways to utilise this funding. How can this […]

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British Manufacturer Global Business
Tuesday, 14th September 2021 11:08 am

We are #Team Playdale! We are extremely proud to be a British manufacturer that #MakesSmiles around the world. As a global business #ExcellenceIsEverything to us. From installation to aftercare we are determined to build our #Team values into everything we do. Based on customer reviews, a Net Promoter Score of 81 puts us in the […]

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Playgrounds are Good for Business
Monday, 13th September 2021 3:11 pm

You may think of a playground in its traditional setting; community space, or perhaps at a place of education. However, building a playground doesn’t have to be limited to schools and parks. Even in what you would usually think of as grown-up space, a playground can work wonders. There are loads of environments that can […]

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A Brief Playdale Playgrounds History
Tuesday, 7th September 2021 9:53 am

Who We Are Playdale today is a family concern, steered with care by our employees from our base in Cumbria. However the company has a long history, and over such a span of time, many changes and evolutions have happened. From a timber business operated out of the family farm, to an innovative and market-leading […]

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Back to School Playground Equipment
Thursday, 2nd September 2021 11:38 am

Well, the time has come… The sunshine hours are all spent, the swimwear is back in the wardrobe, and the barbeque is packed back into the shed, all ready to be brought out again next year. With the arrival of the new term, and the first whispers of Autumn weather, the new school year represents […]

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Picnic and Play in the Midlands
Wednesday, 18th August 2021 4:33 pm

As late summer continues to fade slowly into early autumn, there are still plenty of long and hazy days ahead. Time outdoors with the whole family can be hard to find at other times of the year, and yet summer can feel endless and directionless without something to DO. With this in mind, Playdale’s Picnic […]

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A NEW Addition to our Social Seating Range
Thursday, 24th June 2021 11:30 am

Whether you’re wanting to play, chill out, or just socialise with friends, our brand new Playground Hammock is the versatile playground extra that provides endless opportunities for social interaction. Designed for children aged 5 to 12, our Playground Hammock will really test a child’s balance skills as they climb and stabilise themselves for either rest […]

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Playground Equipment,
Stainless Steel Playground Equipment
Wednesday, 14th July 2021 4:18 pm

While at Playdale we manufacture a huge range of playground equipment, made from a huge range of materials, we think stainless steel is about as good as it gets. Very little play equipment, no matter what it is built from, can provide you with the years of hassle-free service that stainless steel provides. The material […]

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The Benefits of Educational Play
Thursday, 10th June 2021 9:34 am

Schools are, first and foremost, places of learning. A child’s education needs to be broad and far-reaching, and, ideally, schooling will be something that they enjoy. As their minds discover new knowledge and apply it to the world around them, it will lead to them wanting to know more. In order to pick up the […]

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Making Smiles at Millom Park
Friday, 18th June 2021 4:47 pm

We are absolutely delighted have provided this exciting new play area in Millom, Cumbria that opened earlier this afternoon! The vibrant and themed design features a fantastic selection of challenging, fun equipment for a wide range of ages and abilities including a bespoke Mountain Tower multi-play unit! Here’s a sneak peek of the finished installation […]

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Picnic & Play in Cumbria – Part II
Thursday, 12th August 2021 12:22 pm

In this edition of Playdale’s Picnic & Play series, we’re back in Cumbria in the glorious North West, showcasing two very different playgrounds in the area. While the summer weather has been hard to find of late, the clouds are clearing and there is plenty of the summer holiday left to go at. If you […]

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Picnic & Play in the South of England
Thursday, 5th August 2021 12:09 pm

Playdale’s Picnic & Play ‘Where to…’ series continues, with a visit to the beautiful South of England. In this series, we feature a variety of locations with wonderful Playdale play areas, which are ideal places to take the kids during the long summer holidays. We’re now well into the summer holidays, and the hot and […]

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