Leisure Operators Posts

Longevity – Pheasant Walk Play Area, Knutsford, Cheshire

Friday, 3rd November 2017 2:16 pm
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 and is still looking superb in […] Read more

Benefits Of Multi Use Games Areas

Wednesday, 13th September 2017 2:23 pm
Multi use games areas (MUGA) are exactly as the name suggests – areas where lots of activities can take place. They are generally situated in areas where there is restricted space such as urban parks, housing association centres, schools, leisure centres and holiday parks. Children of all ages can use multi use games areas. Teenagers […] Read more

How Do Aerial Runways Work?

Wednesday, 23rd August 2017 1:50 pm
Aerial runways are an extremely exciting form of entertainment. Adults and children enjoy the thrill of zooming through the air through beautiful countryside. One of the longest aerial runways in Europe resides in the Conway Valley in Wales. Visitors can choose from a variety of routes providing-fantastic views, speeds of 100 mph and a caving […] Read more

Play Towers – A New Generation Of Play Equipment

Wednesday, 19th July 2017 2:14 pm
The exciting and innovative design of Play Towers is part of a new wave of imaginative playground equipment. They successfully incorporate 1950s’ adventure playgrounds and 1970s’ novelty playgrounds with the safety precautions of 1980s’ equipment. The concept of childhood didn’t exist until the 17th century when children were no longer perceived as mini adults. As […] Read more

Sail away on a Caribbean adventure at the Sea Life Centre, Weymouth

Wednesday, 24th May 2017 2:16 pm
As far as exciting, themed playgrounds go…they don’t come much better than this! Playdale Playgrounds were delighted to be awarded the contract to design, build and install the brand new ‘Caribbean Cove Adventure Playground’ at Merlin Entertainments’ Sea Life Centre in Weymouth, Dorset. It is already proving to be a superb addition to an already […] 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

Why Inclusive Playground Design Is Fun For Everyone

Monday, 16th January 2017 3:47 pm
Inclusive playground design is increasingly becoming standard practice in all new playgrounds. Since the Equality Act was passed in 2010, accessibility for all has greatly improved in; offices, shops, city centres and playgrounds. Just because a child has limited mobility or sensory processing issues they should not be denied the joy and benefits a playground […] Read more

Making Playground Funding Simple

Monday, 9th January 2017 4:47 pm
Austerity measures have not only forced the government to cut NHS funding and review the benefits system, it has also halted playground funding. This has resulted in local authorities closing playgrounds or abandoning new projects because of their restricted budgets. We all know that children benefit greatly; socially, emotionally and physically from having regular access […] Read more

Outdoor Gym Equipment Can Improve Mental Health

Monday, 10th October 2016 4:46 pm
The positive impact of outdoor exercise on our mental health has been recognised by doctors for quite a while. In fact doctors believe that exercise is as good as taking medication for depression and other health issues. Doctor Jo Barton and Professor Jules Pretty from Essex University conducted a study that found that exercising in […] Read more

New Website Launched

Thursday, 17th September 2015 9:22 am
Our brand-spanking new website is now live and we couldn’t be happier with it. We’ve got a fresh, colourful new look and it’s packed with lots of fantastic features that we’re sure you will love. Read more
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