Behind-the-Scenes Posts

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

Boxing champ Barry raises huge sum for charities

Friday, 9th November 2018 4:19 pm
Last night, following months of training, Playdale’s MD Barry Leahey laced up his boxing gloves and entered the ring for the Business Heavyweights white collar charity boxing match at Audacious Church in Manchester. The event saw high profile business leaders fighting to raise vital money for those who need it most. Months of intensive training […] 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