Blog Posts

Playdale Playgrounds COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, 24th March 2020 12:18 pm
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Playdale Playgrounds As our customer, you’re a part of our community—that’s why we wanted to reach out. It goes without saying that our thoughts are with everyone affected by the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and would like to ensure you that Playdale is monitoring the situation closely and responding to the rapid […] Read more

How to incorporate STEM learning into your school playground

Tuesday, 10th March 2020 9:46 am
STEM learning refers to the integrated teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through hands-on and practical knowledge. But practical learning does not always have to take place inside the classroom. Teachers can incorporate STEM learning into outdoor education helping children learn in a fun and creative way. Learning outdoors provides children with an unrestricted […] Read more

Our NEW Frontiers product range is here!

Tuesday, 25th February 2020 10:34 am
Playdale is excited to announce the launch of our brand new stainless steel multi-play range, Frontiers! Designed for children aged 5 to teens, Frontiers breaks from the traditional play providing a new transparent play experience that is out of this world! These three new unique units (Nucleus, Origin and Horizon) are packed full of play […] Read more

Our 2020 catalogue, a gift from us to you!

Tuesday, 11th February 2020 11:30 am
Love is in the air, and there is no better day than today to launch our BRAND NEW 2020 catalogue! Available in a printed or virtual format and full of playground inspiration and brand new products! CLICK HERE to get your hands on a copy today. With love from us to you! 💕 Read more

New faces at Playdale for 2020!

Friday, 7th February 2020 9:10 am
Playdale is delighted to introduce four new members of staff to #TeamPlaydale! (Left to right: Louise, Grace, Tracy & Lee) Louise Stirzaker is new to our Customer Care Team at Head Office in Haverthwaite. Louise lives in Grizedale Forest and loves outdoor pursuits either on her bike or taking her two small dogs Willow and […] Read more

Celebrating our ambitious apprentices

Friday, 31st January 2020 5:06 pm
This week marks the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), a fantastic initiative that highlights the importance of apprenticeships for employers and young people in the UK. The theme of this year’s NAW focuses on encouraging parents, teachers, employers and young people to “Look Beyond’, and celebrate the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to […] Read more

Three things to consider when purchasing swings

Thursday, 16th January 2020 4:07 pm
From Ancient Greece to modern-day, swings have developed and taken on many different forms throughout the centuries. No matter the shape or material, swings have become one of the most recognisable features of a playground. This firm favourite is designed to include all ages and abilities and holds many fond memories for parents and grandparents […] Read more

How playground surfacing can complement your playground

Wednesday, 5th February 2020 9:00 am
The purpose of safer playground surfacing is to cushion the impact of a child’s accidental fall and reduce injury. Thanks to innovations in new technology, we are now able to offer playground surfacing which provides a safe platform for our equipment and also look visually attractive. The use of bright and colourful surfacing can enhance […] Read more

Happy Christmas from Playdale!

Tuesday, 10th December 2019 9:00 am
A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Playdale! We hope you enjoy our festive classic with a Playdale twist! Click on the video above to watch our special festive greeting. Please note: our offices will close for the Christmas holiday at 3.30pm on Friday 20th December and re-open on  Thursday […] Read more

School playground equipment for SEN

Wednesday, 6th November 2019 4:06 pm
The inclusion of SEN school playground equipment can have a positive impact and provide a sense of freedom for children with special educational needs (SEN). It combines structured and free play to improve social skills, promote self-confidence and provide sensory stimulation for all children. From a recent installation at Ganton School, Hull we received the […] Read more