Local Authorities Posts

How Does Outdoor Fitness Equipment Work?

Tuesday, 20th February 2018 3:08 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment provides the same benefits of going to the gym without having to pay a penny. Councils strategically place outdoor gym equipment where people can come across it easily. This is to allow everyone to have access to outdoor fitness equipment and improve the health of the local people. Regular exercise has been […] Read more

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

Why Should I Use Outdoor Gym Equipment?

Thursday, 7th September 2017 4:11 pm
Outdoor gym equipment is often strategically placed in areas where people are very likely to see it. Local councils use the ‘Nudge Theory’, to encourage their citizens to use the equipment. It works on the same principle of leaving biscuits on the table – if they are easily accessible people will help themselves. Therefore if […] 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

How MUGAs Keep Our Children In Good Shape For The Future

Tuesday, 4th July 2017 4:22 pm
MUGAs or multi-use games areas provide a structured space for a variety of team games in city centres, parks, housing estates, schools and sports clubs. They provide an environment where a variety of team games such as; football, rugby, tennis, basketball and cricket can be played. Children and teenagers can meet up to play either […] 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

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

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
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