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Sun, Smiles, & Strategy at Annual Playdale #TEAM Event
Friday, 15th July 2022 10:17 am

July kicked off with the annual Playdale #Team-building event at the Lakeside YMCA North camp, which is located on the gorgeous shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District. Teams made up of Playdale staff from the different departments took part in a fun-filled morning full of Laser Tag and Geoventure games! The aim of […]

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Risk -An Important Part of the Playground Experience
Tuesday, 5th April 2022 9:06 am

At any age, it is natural to feel nervous about trying new things and taking risks. For children, risk is an essential part of growing up. It can build confidence, and resilience helping them learn valuable life lessons. We currently live in an era of sedentary behaviour and overprotective parenting where children invest their time […]

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Three reasons we love Environmental Play!
Monday, 14th March 2022 4:01 pm

Develops curiosity Taking the classroom outside and into the playground provides numerous opportunities for children to learn and develop their curiosity. At a young age, children are naturally inquisitive and love getting their hands dirty. Environmental play can provide an ideal setting for many STEM learning opportunities. Children can investigate, observe, and form hypotheses by […]

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How Adventure Trail Improve Writing Skills
Thursday, 23rd June 2022 10:00 am

Adventure trails or trim trails or  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. They encourage physical, social, emotional and imaginative development. All of these amazing skills develop while […]

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LAPs, LEAPs and NEAPs: Creating Community Spaces
Tuesday, 26th July 2022 1:56 pm

Playgrounds, parks, and other aesthetically pleasing open spaces are important selling points for new housing developments. They are critical to the development of healthy communities because they improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being.  Many local planning authorities emphasise the importance of a variety of both formal and informal outdoor spaces. These areas are referred to […]

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Playgrounds and Play are for Everyone
Wednesday, 15th June 2022 2:19 pm

Play is for Everyone We believe that everyone is awesome! Promoting a more equal and inclusive society in the workplace AND the playground is extremely important to us. Our passion is to create an environment that allows children to play together in a fun, happy, kind and safe space. Our Jukebox Harmony is a vibrant […]

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The Importance of Parks in the Community
Tuesday, 14th June 2022 3:28 pm

Three Reasons Why Playgrounds and Open Spaces Are Important to Communities Public open spaces are playgrounds are becoming an ever more important asset to children and local communities across the UK. They are frequently used as the community’s heart. Regardless of size they are wonderful gathering areas for neighbours and friends (especially when there is […]

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CEOs Chilly Swimming Challenge
Monday, 13th June 2022 1:36 pm

CEOs Chilly Swimming Challenge Following months of preparation, Playdale CEO Barry Leahey took the plunge and participated in the Great North Swim. The money raised will support #Team Playdales chosen good cause for 2022, the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Charity Children’s Appeal. The official one-mile swim scheduled to be held at Lake Windermere was unfortunately cancelled […]

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Welcome to Playdale Danielle!
Wednesday, 8th June 2022 11:32 am

Say hello to our new Area Manager We’re delighted to welcome our new Area Manager for the Midlands to our Sales Team – Danielle Simmonds.  Having worked as an Area Manager for Playdale previously she is passionate about the Play industry and is looking forward to meeting new people and introducing herself to our existing customers. “Nothing beats […]

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Our NEW 2022 Catalogue is Here!
Tuesday, 24th May 2022 8:55 am

Just arrived…our 2022 catalogue is jam-packed with playground inspiration, traditional, dynamic, and brand-new products. It’s the perfect beginning point for a playground project of any size or budget. NEW Products NEW Inspiration Available in printed or virtual format Request your copy today by clicking here

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Adventure Playground at Smithills Open Farm
Friday, 22nd April 2022 10:23 am

Earlier in the year, we reported on the opening of the exciting new playground at Smithills Open Farm in Bolton, Lancashire! Smithills, an existing Playdale customer, commissioned us to design a brand new play area for children of all ages. Our new video captures the full range of playground equipment and includes drone footage as […]

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School invited to see inside the Playground factory
Thursday, 24th March 2022 12:13 pm

“The children had an amazing experience and were buzzing on our return to school with comments like…’that was best trip ever!’  and ‘I want to work at Playdale when I grow up!’ The staff are great at answering the children’s question and making us feel welcome. We can’t wait to see our new play equipment!” […]

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Fundraising success for St Mary’s Hospice
Wednesday, 16th March 2022 9:42 am

For the past three years, local charity St Mary’s Hospice has been #TeamPlaydales chosen good cause as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program. We couldn’t let the occasion go by without remembering how much fun we had organising charity events in which #TeamPlaydale took part in. We have organised and participated in a […]

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