Behind-the-Scenes Posts

Playdale launching new company values

Friday, 1st November 2019 9:00 am
Phil Jackson once said ‘The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.’ Teams made up of Playdale staff took part in a fun-filled afternoon full of tactical mind games, physical challenges and lots of laughs! The aim of this event was to bring all Playdale staff […] Read more

Playdale – developing a greener future

Monday, 14th October 2019 10:41 am
As consumers grow more conscious of the environment, customers want to support businesses that engage in eco-friendly practices. Here at Playdale we are always looking for better ways to deal with our waste, both economically and environmentally whilst reducing our carbon footprint. Heating & Lighting Playdale HQ A warm office is a happy office (especially […] Read more

Playdale welcomes two new members to its UK Sales Team

Tuesday, 10th September 2019 10:30 am
We’re delighted to welcome two new Area Managers to our UK Sales Team! Jonathan Dunn is looking forward to being out on the road across the North East of England as well as North, East and West Yorkshire. Adam Armstrong is going to be covering the following counties: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Oxfordshire and […] Read more

A mega month of charity challenges

Friday, 7th June 2019 4:33 pm
We definitely couldn’t let the occasion pass without a round-up of exploits from some recent charity  events that Playdale staff members took part in as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility. During May we had teams of staff that took part in both the Keswick to Barrow (K2B) & Coniston to Barrow (C2B) charity walks […] Read more

The BBC comes to Playdale for Breakfast

Friday, 10th May 2019 4:14 pm
Did you spot us on national television this morning? We were absolutely delighted to welcome BBC Breakfast to Playdale HQ early this morning (Friday 10th May) and when we say early, we mean 5 am early! The outside broadcast business news film crew arrived as dawn was breaking over Haverthwaite, South Cumbria. Live broadcasts from […] Read more

An award-winning night at the BOFTAs for Playdale

Friday, 1st March 2019 4:16 pm
Last night in Durham, International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox MP presented Playdale’s MD Barry Leahey with a BOFTA (Board Of Trade) award which is in recognition of our excellence in international trade, our innovation, creativity and entrepreneurialism. The Department of International Trade’s BOFTAs have been launched as a series of regional competitions around the […] Read more

Playdale’s race night was a runaway success!

Monday, 18th February 2019 4:55 pm
To help kick-start the new year of fundraising for our 2019 chosen-by-staff worthy causes we held a hugely successful charity race and games night at The Wellington Hotel in Dalton-in-Furness on Saturday, in support of St Mary’s Hospice. St Mary’s Hospice provides care and comfort for patients living with any life-shortening illness or long term […] Read more

Playdale Playgrounds’ 2018 Festive Football Tournament

Thursday, 20th December 2018 3:40 pm
Now in its fourth year, the Playdale Festive Football Tournament was once again a successful night of good sport and fun! Playdale staff from across the business, including our UK wide Area Managers, joined in the fun tournament last night. The emphasis was on fun and team building but there was, of course, a bit […] Read more

Merry Christmas from Playdale!

Monday, 10th December 2018 2:59 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 3.00pm on Friday 21st December and re-open on Wednesday 2nd January 2019 at 9.00am. Read more

Playdale’s MD honoured with prestigious business award

Monday, 19th November 2018 4:03 pm
The elite of Cumbria’s business world was celebrated last week at a dazzling award ceremony hosted by TV & radio broadcaster Jeremy Vine. The in-Cumbria Business Awards were held at the Halston in Carlisle where over 250 prominent business leaders enjoyed an evening of recognition and celebration. Hundreds of Cumbrian firms entered the fifteen different […] Read more