Local Authorities Posts

Playdale’s Free Playground Design & Consultancy Service

Thursday, 24th June 2021 3:48 pm
There are many aspects to consider when planning a playground project, some of which no one could even dream of before starting the process. When factoring in things like cost and safety, before you even get into designing the space how you envision it, there is a lot to think about. This is why Playdale […] Read more

A NEW addition to our social seating range

Thursday, 24th June 2021 11:30 am
Whether you’re wanting to play, chill out, or just socialise with friends, our brand new Playground Hammock is the versatile playground extra that provides endless opportunities for social interaction. Designed for children aged 5 to 12, our Playground Hammock will really test a child’s balance skills as they climb and stabilise themselves for either rest […] Read more

Making Smiles at Millom Park

Friday, 18th June 2021 4:47 pm
We are absolutely delighted have provided this exciting new play area in Millom, Cumbria that opened earlier this afternoon! The vibrant and themed design features a fantastic selection of challenging, fun equipment for a wide range of ages and abilities including a bespoke Mountain Tower multi-play unit! Here’s a sneak peek of the finished installation […] Read more

Returning to Playgrounds After Lockdown

Tuesday, 27th April 2021 4:00 pm
After what seems like an interminable period of lockdown, things in the UK are beginning to return to normal. Schools and workplaces are reopening, and things are gradually starting to happen again.  While children are back at school, they are also still being kept in control groups. Unavoidably, it’s likely that children’s activity levels have […] Read more

Guide to Playground Funding – Part 1

Thursday, 1st April 2021 2:50 pm
We at Playdale are very aware of the community focal point that a good playground can provide, and what a positive impact they can make. A playground can represent a hugely positive asset to a community or public space. Even with the best will in the world, a quality, fun and hard-wearing playground can represent […] Read more

Our bestselling Inclusive Orbit just got even better!

Tuesday, 7th July 2020 4:01 pm
Our bestselling Inclusive Orbit just got even better with some brand-new design features, allowing maximum play for all children regardless of their physical limitations. Modern design The new cutting edge angular stainless-steel safety railing provides a modern aesthetically pleasing finish as well as space for standing, wheelchairs and additional seating for up to three children. […] Read more

The advantages of metal playground equipment

Tuesday, 20th October 2020 12:32 pm
Within our industry, we get asked many questions regarding metal playground equipment. Some of our most frequently asked questions include: Is it vandal resistant? Is it suitable for a rural play area? If your product is not painted how do you provide colour? With these questions in mind, we want to explore the benefits of […] Read more

How have we made play area safer during the pandemic?

Tuesday, 10th November 2020 2:09 pm
As the Coronavirus pandemic struck the UK and the Government closed playgrounds, Playdale brought project teams together to design products to aid communities and local authorities to open play areas again safely and securely.  PlayClean  Our PlayClean & PlayClean Lite automatic, inclusive hand sanitiser stations allow families to enter any outdoor or indoor public spaces, quickly and thoroughly sanitised […] Read more

Introducing the PlayClean Lite system!

Wednesday, 19th August 2020 8:30 am
Our NEW PlayClean Lite is a fantastic addition to our playground sanitisation range. We now have two automatic, outdoor hand sanitiser stations to suit your playground needs and budgets. With hand sanitiser stations becoming the new norm in public outdoor spaces, many temporary stations have seen damage and vandalism, leading to significant cost implications for […] Read more

Playground cleaning – Playdale now offer a playground anti-viral coating service

Wednesday, 22nd July 2020 8:30 am
As well as our innovative PlayClean product, we can now offer a playground cleaning anti-viral coating service to help keep your playgrounds as safe as possible, in line with the most recent government guidance on playground cleaning, updated August 2020. Our new PlaySafe Coating Service uses a revolutionary water based antimicrobial coating which has been […] Read more

PlayClean – automatic hand sanitiser station and playground opening tools

Tuesday, 26th May 2020 11:20 am
We are excited to bring you PlayClean, UK’s first automatic & Inclusive outdoor hand sanitiser station Article 31 of the UN Convention clearly states all children have the right to play, and since the closing of playgrounds due to COVID 19 children have lost this. Since lockdown began Playdale have been busy designing and now […] Read more

The advantages of wooden playground equipment

Monday, 30th September 2019 8:00 am
‘Natural’ and ‘outdoor feeling’ are words that come to mind when thinking about wooden playground equipment. Within our industry, we get asked many questions regarding timber products. Some of our most frequently asked questions include ‘Is timber vandal proof?’, ‘Does using timber have any implications on the environment?’, ‘do you provide wooden playground equipment for […] Read more