General Posts

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

Using Technology to Provide Quality Playground Equipment

Thursday, 11th March 2021 2:05 pm
At Playdale we use technology to make our processes more efficient and to ensure we provide our customers with the best quality and safest playground equipment possible. Laser Scanning Our Area Sales Managers use laser scanning when undertaking site surveys to generate accurate and reliable measurements to aid our Playground Design Team.   CAD (computer […] 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

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

Playdale welcomes two new members to its UK Sales Team

Tuesday, 10th September 2019 10:30 am
We’re delighted to welcome two new Area Managers to our UK Sales Team! Jonathan Dunn is looking forward to being out on the road across the North East of England as well as North, East and West Yorkshire. Adam Armstrong is going to be covering the following counties: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Oxfordshire and […] Read more

Inclusive playground design and products

Wednesday, 26th June 2019 4:52 pm
Play is for everyone and at Playdale we make sure that all children can enjoy our products together and make the most of their magical time at the playground.Our new video describes Playdale’s holistic approach to playground design and examples of what we term ‘inclusive play’. ‘Accessibility for all abilities’ Read more

The Constructionline gold standard accreditation

Wednesday, 26th June 2019 12:43 pm
We are very proud to announce that we have been awarded the Constructionline Gold accreditation. This is in recognition of our commitment to the construction industry as well as the emphasis that we place on providing the highest standards of health and safety. Giving our clients the confidence that they are dealing with a company […] Read more

Our NEW range of outdoor fitness equipment!

Thursday, 23rd May 2019 11:10 am
Playdale is excited to announce the launch of Street Workouts by Playparc, our NEW range of outdoor strength & fitness calisthenics* equipment for everyone aged 14 years+. The definition of calisthenics describes them as ‘gymnastic exercises to achieve bodily fitness and grace of movement’. ‘Urban’ calisthenics are a type of street workout where individuals and […] Read more

Why playground equipment needs to last longer than ever before

Tuesday, 18th May 2021 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

Playful times at St Mary’s Primary School!

Tuesday, 14th May 2019 3:09 pm
We recently installed some new EYFS and Key Stage 1 playground equipment at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Ulverston, Cumbria and as you can see from the video the children are loving it! They are now the proud owners of a Mini Playframe, a Net Bridge and an Inclined Twine along with some super […] Read more

The BBC comes to Playdale for Breakfast

Friday, 10th May 2019 4:14 pm
Did you spot us on national television this morning? We were absolutely delighted to welcome BBC Breakfast to Playdale HQ early this morning (Friday 10th May) and when we say early, we mean 5 am early! The outside broadcast business news film crew arrived as dawn was breaking over Haverthwaite, South Cumbria. Live broadcasts from […] Read more