Behind-the-Scenes Posts

Top Safety Accreditation for Playdale!

Thursday, 11th January 2018 3:38 pm
We are very pleased to announce that we have been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving ‘excellence in health and safety in the workplace’. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and […] Read more

Playdale Playgrounds’ 2017 Festive Football Tournament

Thursday, 21st December 2017 2:30 pm
Following the success & enjoyment of last two years’ Playdale Festive Football Tournaments, we decided to carry on the tradition this year! Playdale staff from across the business, including our Area Managers from across the UK, joined in the fun tournament at the end of last week. The emphasis was on fun but there was, […] Read more

Playdale’s MD receives MBE from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace

Thursday, 14th December 2017 3:19 pm
Earlier this year we announced that Barry Leahey, Playdale’s Managing Director, had been named on the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List to receive an MBE for ‘Services to UK Trade & Investment and Exports’. The definition of MBE is Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Barry has been the driving force […] Read more

Merry Christmas from Playdale!

Monday, 11th December 2017 3:54 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 12.30pm on Friday 22nd December and reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 9.00am. Read more

A boost for Bendrigg!

Friday, 13th October 2017 4:55 pm
As many of you will know a group of plucky Playdale staff members, collectively known as the Playdale Paddlers, undertook a kayaking challenge back in July this year. Their challenge (that they chose to accept!) was to kayak the 11-mile length of Lake Windermere all in aid of the incredible local Bendrigg Trust charity. Bendrigg […] Read more

Playdale Paddlers take on kayak challenge for local charity!

Friday, 28th July 2017 3:31 pm
After weeks of post-work training and fundraising activities, nine Playdale staff members (collectively known as the Playdale Paddlers!) successfully completed their charity challenge to kayak the 11-mile length of Lake Windermere on Saturday, for the local Bendrigg Trust charity and have raised a phenomenal £1400 for this great cause! The idea for this 11-mile paddle […] Read more

Local school children see behind the scenes at Playdale

Friday, 30th June 2017 4:49 pm
A group of Year 6 children from Leven Valley C of E Primary School recently visited Playdale’s Head Office in Haverthwaite for a hands-on, educational behind the scenes tour. Their visit allowed them to discover how exciting playground equipment is designed, built and sold…not just in the UK but around the world. They had the […] Read more
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