Community Groups 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

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

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

PlayClean – automatic hand sanitiser station and playground opening tools

Tuesday, 26th May 2020 11:20 am
We are excited to bring you PlayClean, UK’s first automatic & Inclusive outdoor hand sanitiser station Article 31 of the UN Convention clearly states all children have the right to play, and since the closing of playgrounds due to COVID 19 children have lost this. Since lockdown began Playdale have been busy designing and now […] Read more

The advantages of wooden playground equipment

Monday, 30th September 2019 8:00 am
‘Natural’ and ‘outdoor feeling’ are words that come to mind when thinking about wooden playground equipment. Within our industry, we get asked many questions regarding timber products. Some of our most frequently asked questions include ‘Is timber vandal proof?’, ‘Does using timber have any implications on the environment?’, ‘do you provide wooden playground equipment for […] Read more

Top tips for inspecting your playground equipment

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019 3:35 pm
New research by the Association of Play Industries Play Must Stay campaign has revealed that 35% of parents have experienced closure or neglect of their local playground. The provision of safe, accessible and stimulating community playgrounds is not a luxury and for so many children, they are essential to their current and future health. Therefore, […] Read more

How do I request a quote for new playground parts?

Monday, 19th August 2019 2:25 pm
If you have questions about Playdale spare parts or would like a quote from us, please click here. Our dedicated, in-house Customer Care Team is here to help you with all aspects of playground maintenance and care. Contact us by phone, email or face to face, we have a huge range of services and expert […] Read more

Modular climbing frames for all

Monday, 12th August 2019 3:58 pm
The exciting and innovative design of multi-play towers is part of a new wave of imaginative playground equipment.  Multi-tower play units were originally introduced in the 1950s, since then they have transformed in their design and safety. The introduction of the modular multi-play tower has revolutionised the way we think about play equipment.  The innovations […] Read more

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

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