Community Groups Posts

MUGAs – Encouraging creative play

Tuesday, 25th June 2019 11:19 am
Children and young people are encouraged to take part in sport and physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day.  Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs) not only encourage children to undertake more physical activity, but they also promote aspects of creative play and social interaction. Let them be their sporting heroes Imaginative and creative […] Read more

How To Kickstart Your Playground Funding Project

Wednesday, 29th May 2019 9:36 am
Securing funding for your playground project can be a difficult, tiresome process and you may not always know where to start, but remember, you don’t have to see the whole staircase, just the first step. Playdale have put together a host of information, ideas and resources to help kick-start your playground funding project and help […] Read more

Why playground equipment needs to last longer than ever before

Tuesday, 21st May 2019 2:50 pm
At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our playground equipment is strong and durable and will be enjoyed by children for years to come. It’s what we’ve always done and always will. The high calibre of all our materials and processes means that we can offer reassuring guarantees of up to 20 years on timber and 25 years on stainless steel equipment. Read more

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

Watch our latest video on Playground Longevity

Friday, 3rd November 2017 2:16 pm
Virtual Playground walkthrough Pheasant Walk Play Area in Cheshire At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our playground equipment is strong and durable. Playdale manaufacture equipment that will last for many years to come. This is demonstrated perfectly by the above video of Pheasant Walk Play Area in Cheshire that […] Read more