Inclusive Playground Design Posts

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

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

Barrow Borough Council’s Dock Museum play area

Wednesday, 24th April 2019 10:04 am
It’s all aboard ‘The Good Ship Adventure’ at Barrow Dock Museum’s nautical new play area! Earlier in the year, we reported on the opening of the exciting new themed, inclusive play area at Barrow-in-Furness’ Dock Museum. See it for yourself and hear what the customer thinks of it all in our new video! You can […] Read more

Why Inclusive Play Equipment Is Really Hard To Spot

Thursday, 27th July 2017 4:09 pm
Inclusive playground equipment caters for children with many different needs. Disability has long been associated with physical conditions. It is only recently that hidden disability has been recognised. There are a number of types of disabilities that are now recognised including; physical, sensory, multiple disabilities, chronic health impairment, social/emotional, communication and cognitive. Inclusive play equipment […] Read more

Steel Play Towers Suit City And Country Playgrounds

Wednesday, 12th April 2017 4:08 pm
Play towers are increasingly popular pieces of playground equipment. They can be made from timber or steel and are suited to a country or city environment. Play towers are modular units that incorporate a wide variety of activities such as; slides, climbing frames, cargo nets, climbing walls, rope bridges, poles, swings, spinners and much more […] Read more

See more of our NEW Big City Plus range

Tuesday, 4th April 2017 4:12 pm
Around the world in 18 plays…from Lillehammer to Los Angeles! There are 18 newly designed Big City Plus tower units to choose from, to suit all needs & budgets, including three fully inclusive units which have been developed & created in collaboration with The Bendrigg Trust; a local organisation of experts who provide outdoor adventures for […] Read more

The world is your playground with our brand new Big City Plus range!

Tuesday, 28th February 2017 3:04 pm
Welcome to the city…the remodelled, refreshed & renewed Big City Plus range of stainless steel modular tower units. This brand new range completely replaces the previous Big City range. Play has been taken to astonishing new heights and each unit is jam-packed with exciting new features. With more modules than ever before these units are […] Read more

Inclusive Playgrounds – the Playdale Experience

Friday, 24th February 2017 3:16 pm
When it comes to ‘Inclusive Play’ a well-designed inclusive play area should provide the opportunity for all children to participate in play, regardless of their ability. An inclusive playground should offer the same thrills, challenges and experiences as any other playground. Outdoor play is crucial for all children with its vast range of important benefits. […] Read more

Everyone can enjoy the magic with inclusive playground design

Thursday, 24th March 2016 4:45 pm
Inclusive playground designs for children of all ages and abilities is vital for; physical, social, emotional and imaginative development.  The Centre for Universal Design at North Carolina State University have identified seven main principles of inclusive playground design; be fair, be smart, be independent, be safe, be active and be comfortable. Popular playgrounds     […] Read more