Local Authorities Posts

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

Creative Adventure Trail options

Monday, 15th July 2019 10:06 am
Adventure Trail is essentially a series of obstacles that present physical challenges that require strength, balance and determination to complete. Adventure Trail equipment tends to include stepping logs, bridges, monkey bars, climbing walls, poles and ropes, in a variety of combinations. Children can either attempt the adventure trail independently or work together to help each […] 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

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

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

Circuit Training And Trim Trails

Wednesday, 6th March 2019 4:20 pm
Trim trails provide the perfect opportunity to do circuit training exercises outside. They consist of separate pieces which improve upper and lower body strength, balance and overall fitness. You find them in parks school playgrounds and public play areas in many different configurations. Children exercise through play while adults incorporate the equipment into their formal […] Read more

How Do You Use Outdoor Fitness Equipment?

Friday, 23rd November 2018 2:36 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment is an excellent way to do cardio and strength building exercises in the fresh air completely free of charge. The equipment is easily accessible and in spaces that people visit frequently. All equipment comes with a set of written instructions enabling you to enjoy a thorough workout. The government recommend everyone participates in […] Read more

What Is Inclusive Playground Equipment?

Wednesday, 14th November 2018 3:39 pm
Inclusive playground equipment enables children with all needs and abilities to enjoy playing with their friends. It is inclusive because nobody gets left out regardless of their limitations. Children with physical, cognitive, sensory and behavioural needs all benefit from inclusive playground equipment. Children with physical disabilities or those who require the use of a wheelchair […] Read more