Our Blog Posts

The Constructionline gold standard accreditation

Wednesday, 26th June 2019 12:43 pm
We are very proud to announce that we have been awarded the Constructionline Gold accreditation. This is in recognition of our commitment to the construction industry as well as the emphasis that we place on providing the highest standards of health and safety. Giving our clients the confidence that they are dealing with a company […] Read more

MUGAs – Encouraging creative play

Tuesday, 25th June 2019 11:19 am
Children and young people are encouraged to take part in sport and physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day.  Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs) not only encourage children to undertake more physical activity, but they also promote aspects of creative play and social interaction. Let them be their sporting heroes Imaginative and creative […] Read more

Take learning outdoors with school playground equipment

Monday, 10th June 2019 2:40 pm
A recent BBC article has revealed that school break times have been getting shorter over the past two decades. In some schools, it’s to shorten school hours and reduce local congestion, while others have made more time for lessons. So why not take the lessons outside with educational play products? The use of school playground equipment is […] Read more

How To Kickstart Your Playground Funding Project

Wednesday, 29th May 2019 9:36 am
Securing funding for your playground project can be a difficult, tiresome process and you may not always know where to start, but remember, you don’t have to see the whole staircase, just the first step. Playdale have put together a host of information, ideas and resources to help kick-start your playground funding project and help […] 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

Why playground equipment needs to last longer than ever before

Tuesday, 21st May 2019 2:50 pm
At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our playground equipment is strong and durable and will be enjoyed by children for years to come. It’s what we’ve always done and always will. The high calibre of all our materials and processes means that we can offer reassuring guarantees of up to 20 years on timber and 25 years on stainless steel equipment. Read more

The BBC comes to Playdale for Breakfast

Friday, 10th May 2019 4:14 pm
Did you spot us on national television this morning? We were absolutely delighted to welcome BBC Breakfast to Playdale HQ early this morning (Friday 10th May) and when we say early, we mean 5 am early! The outside broadcast business news film crew arrived as dawn was breaking over Haverthwaite, South Cumbria. Live broadcasts from […] 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

Celebrating World Book Day with storytelling in the woods!

Monday, 18th March 2019 1:23 pm
The children at Leven Valley CE Primary School in Backbarrow, down the road from Playdale HQ, were lucky enough to celebrate the recent world book day with stories, tales and riddles from Taffy Thomas MBE, celebrated storyteller! Taffy, the 1st Laureate for Storytelling, tours nationally and internationally, but as his base is Grasmere in the […] Read more