Community Groups Posts

Announcing the NEW Versatile Embankment Slide

Monday, 20th August 2018 10:28 am
 Playdale is excited to announce the launch of our brand new Versatile Embankment Slide. Gone are the days of needing a specific slope gradient to be able to install an embankment slide. Playdale’s NEW Versatile Embankment Slide will fit gradients and heights of most existing banks or mounds. You can’t beat the thrill of […] Read more

Who Invented Mud Kitchens?

Thursday, 19th July 2018 3:54 pm
Without a shadow of a doubt children are the inventors of mud kitchens. Children have been making mud pies and preparing dandelion tea for centuries. It is only recently adults recognise the versatility and benefits of this natural form of heuristic play. Mud kitchens provide the most simple form of role play and creativity using […] Read more

Why Do We Love Aerial Runways So Much?

Monday, 20th August 2018 11:30 am
Everyone, regardless of size, enjoys the thrill of aerial runways. Many playgrounds have them as do forests and mountainsides. Children run to aerial runways and cast away their fear to enjoy the experience of flight. Adults fulfil their dreams of flying by whizzing down mountain valleys and breaking world records. Aerial runways or zip wires […] Read more

Outdoor Gym Equipment For Parks

Tuesday, 28th August 2018 11:30 am
Outdoor gym equipment provides the perfect opportunity for reluctant people to get fit. It is free to use and easily available so there is no excuse not to get thirty minutes of daily exercise. Parks, recreational areas and proms are great locations for outdoor gym equipment because people exercise because it is where they visit […] Read more

How To Use Outdoor Gym Equipment

Tuesday, 29th May 2018 4:23 pm
Outdoor gym equipment is a brilliant way to exercise in the fresh air. Most equipment is easily accessible to tempt people to use it. It is brilliant for people who like to combine going to the gym with exercising in fresh air. Participating in at least 30 minutes of exercise every day improves health and […] Read more

Additional HS2 funding available for community projects

Monday, 19th March 2018 4:33 pm
Two types of funding are available to local communities to help with the disruption that has been and will be caused by the construction of Phase One of the high-speed railway High Speed Two (HS2); the Community and Environment Fund (CEF) and the Business and Local Economy Fund (BLEF). This railway is aimed to be […] Read more

Playground Longevity – Pheasant Walk Play Area, Knutsford, Cheshire

Friday, 3rd November 2017 2:16 pm
Watch our video on Playground Longevity At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our play equipment is strong, durable and will be enjoyed by children for many years to come. This is demonstrated perfectly by the above video of Pheasant Walk Play Area in Cheshire that was installed in 2007 […] Read more

Why Should I Use Outdoor Gym Equipment?

Thursday, 7th September 2017 4:11 pm
Outdoor gym equipment is often strategically placed in areas where people are very likely to see it. Local councils use the ‘Nudge Theory’, to encourage their citizens to use the equipment. It works on the same principle of leaving biscuits on the table – if they are easily accessible people will help themselves. Therefore if […] Read more

How MUGAs Keep Our Children In Good Shape For The Future

Tuesday, 4th July 2017 4:22 pm
MUGAs or multi-use games areas provide a structured space for a variety of team games in city centres, parks, housing estates, schools and sports clubs. They provide an environment where a variety of team games such as; football, rugby, tennis, basketball and cricket can be played. Children and teenagers can meet up to play either […] Read more

Outdoor Gym Equipment – Good For Mind Body And Soul

Wednesday, 10th May 2017 1:47 pm
Have you ever bought a gym membership with great intentions and only worked out twice a month? If so neither your bank balance or your body will benefit from your expenditure. Outdoor gym equipment is a wonderful way to use machines to exercise and expose yourself to fresh air and sunshine. The best part of […] Read more
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