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Remembering the Romans at Caersws Play Area

Friday, 15th November 2019 11:24 am
Client: Caersws Recreation Association Location: Caersws, Powys, Wales Thanks to everyone from Playdale involved in helping the playground come to fruition! In particular, we want to thank Darren Moore for his commitment to this project and always being there to answer questions and nags. He deserves an employee award if you do them! Thanks so […] Read more

School playground equipment for SEN

Wednesday, 6th November 2019 4:06 pm
The inclusion of SEN school playground equipment can have a positive impact and provide a sense of freedom for children with special educational needs (SEN). It combines structured and free play to improve social skills, promote self-confidence and provide sensory stimulation for all children. From a recent installation at Ganton School, Hull we received the […] Read more

What does quality mean to Playdale?

Wednesday, 6th November 2019 4:00 pm
Playdale is a global play provider making smiles in over 49 countries around the world! We are proud to be one of the few British owned manufacturing companies in the children’s outdoor playground equipment industry. From Emerging Exporter to the Board of Trade Award it’s great to be recognised for all the hard work and dedication […] Read more

Playdale launching new company values

Friday, 1st November 2019 9:00 am
Phil Jackson once said ‘The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.’ Teams made up of Playdale staff took part in a fun-filled afternoon full of tactical mind games, physical challenges and lots of laughs! The aim of this event was to bring all Playdale staff […] Read more

Playdale – developing a greener future

Monday, 14th October 2019 10:41 am
As consumers grow more conscious of the environment, customers want to support businesses that engage in eco-friendly practices. Here at Playdale we are always looking for better ways to deal with our waste, both economically and environmentally whilst reducing our carbon footprint. Heating & Lighting Playdale HQ A warm office is a happy office (especially […] Read more

School playground equipment ideas

Friday, 11th October 2019 11:04 am
It’s a well-known fact that as well as being fun, physical activity is not a break from learning, it’s also an investment in improving academic performance. In July 2019 the Department for Education (DfE) released a School Sport and Activity Action Plan to promote a joint approach to the physical activity and mental well-being of […] 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

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

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