Blog Posts

Guide to Playground Funding – Part 2

Tuesday, 13th April 2021 1:00 pm
In Part 2 of our Funding Blog, we focus on Charities and Community Groups, and using social media as a powerful tool. Find the funding you need to build the playground of your dreams. For Schools & Parish Councils, please see Part 1 of our blog here.. Consulting the community can be especially useful for […] Read more

Playdale Recognises its Family

Tuesday, 6th April 2021 4:49 pm
Playdale Playgrounds would like to congratulate our long-serving Contracts Manager, Michael Marsden, on his retirement. Michael, or “Mardy” to his friends, has spent 37 great years with us at Playdale and will be much missed by everyone in the Playdale family. As a special parting gift for his retirement, Michael was presented with a personalised […] Read more

Guide to Playground Funding – Part 1

Thursday, 1st April 2021 2:50 pm
We at Playdale are very aware of the community focal point that a good playground can provide, and what a positive impact they can make. A playground can represent a hugely positive asset to a community or public space. Even with the best will in the world, a quality, fun and hard-wearing playground can represent […] Read more

20% off Selected Playdale Products!

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 10:20 am
With the end of the financial year and spring fast approaching, this offer is the perfect way to use up your budget and add some excitement to your play area! Take a look below at the great range of stainless steel and timber products available in this 20% off promotion! Playdale standard lead times and […] Read more

Celebrating our heritage with #TEAM t-shirts

Tuesday, 26th January 2021 2:52 pm
During a recent company update, our Managing Director launched ‘#TEAM Playdale’ heritage t-shirts. The new Playdale t-shirts not only emphasis our #TEAM values but also every employee’s own heritage within the business. The colour palette reflects each of the Playdale values and the individual employee numbers represent when they joined Playdale. Our Managing Director Barry […] Read more

Our bestselling Inclusive Orbit just got even better!

Tuesday, 7th July 2020 4:01 pm
Our bestselling Inclusive Orbit just got even better with some brand-new design features, allowing maximum play for all children regardless of their physical limitations. Modern design The new cutting edge angular stainless-steel safety railing provides a modern aesthetically pleasing finish as well as space for standing, wheelchairs and additional seating for up to three children. […] Read more

BBC Breakfast comes to Playdale!

Friday, 18th December 2020 1:10 pm
Did you spot us on national television earlier this week? We were absolutely delighted to welcome BBC Breakfast to Playdale HQ on Monday 14th December. The outside broadcast business news film crew arrived as dawn was breaking over Haverthwaite, South Cumbria which meant a 5am start for some members of #Team Playdale. Live broadcasts from […] Read more

We remain open for business

Tuesday, 5th January 2021 2:34 pm
It goes without saying that our thoughts are with everyone affected by the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and would like to reassure you that Playdale is responding to the rapid changes every day, because the safety and well-being duty of care to our staff, suppliers, subcontractors and customers remains our top priority. Following the […] Read more

Introducing the PlayClean Lite system!

Wednesday, 19th August 2020 8:30 am
Our NEW PlayClean Lite is a fantastic addition to our playground sanitisation range. We now have two automatic, outdoor hand sanitiser stations to suit your playground needs and budgets. With hand sanitiser stations becoming the new norm in public outdoor spaces, many temporary stations have seen damage and vandalism, leading to significant cost implications for […] Read more

Playdale appoints new distributor for Wales and South West England

Tuesday, 13th October 2020 9:00 am
Playdale is delighted to announce a new distributor for Wales and South West England. From October 2020, Playdale will work in partnership with Dragon Play & Sports to design and install fantastic new playgrounds for schools, councils and leisure attractions across Wales and the South West of England. Barry Leahey MBE, Managing Director at Playdale […] Read more

Outdoor Classrooms Sale!

Thursday, 6th August 2020 11:00 am
We are currently offering 10% off our range of Outdoor Classrooms so why not take your classroom outside and fall in love with outdoor learning!  With the UK Government encouraging outdoor education where possible, why not create a fresh environment for outdoor teaching, learning, and socialising with a Playdale Outdoor Classroom. Our range of Outdoor Classrooms have 10% […] Read more

Playground cleaning – Playdale now offer a playground anti-viral coating service

Wednesday, 22nd July 2020 8:30 am
As well as our innovative PlayClean product, we can now offer a playground cleaning anti-viral coating service to help keep your playgrounds as safe as possible, in line with the most recent government guidance on playground cleaning, updated August 2020. Our new PlaySafe Coating Service uses a revolutionary water based antimicrobial coating which has been […] Read more