Playground Equipment Posts

Top Safety Accreditation for Playdale!

Thursday, 11th January 2018 3:38 pm
We are very pleased to announce that we have been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving ‘excellence in health and safety in the workplace’. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third-party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and […] Read more

How To Raise Money For Playground Equipment By Inviting Santa

Tuesday, 19th December 2017 11:53 am
Christmas is the time of year where many charities raise money for their cause. It is a wonderful opportunity to raise money for playground equipment too. Local playgrounds are the hub of any community and are the perfect place to organise a visit from Santa. Playground committees play a vital role in ensuring that children […] Read more

Why Do Children Love Playground Roundabouts?

Wednesday, 6th December 2017 2:30 pm
Playground roundabouts are one of the most popular pieces of playground equipment. Children get a thrill from spinning as fast as they can. Apart from the buzz and speed, there are scientific reasons why playground roundabouts are so fantastic. Spinning activates vestibular stimulation which helps the body learn how to balance. Children are natural risk […] 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

Six easy steps to get playground ready!

Tuesday, 24th October 2017 3:23 pm
One of the first things customers want to find out when they’re embarking on a playground project is what happens when and how long will it all take? We’ve tired to summarise all this for you in our ‘six easy steps’ video. Read more

Why Preschool Playground Equipment Is Magic

Thursday, 19th October 2017 3:25 pm
Imagine waking up excited about the magic day you are going to have. That’s exactly what it is like for preschool children. Preschool playground equipment provides many opportunities for magical play. There is nothing more wonderful than seeing the world through the eyes of a toddler. Every stick, feather or stone is a piece of […] Read more

The fire resistant properties of Compact Grade Laminate (CGL)

Friday, 13th October 2017 3:08 pm
All our coloured panels, play panels & roofs on our equipment are made from Compact Grade Laminate. This material is extremely tough, vandal resistant, wear resistant, chemical resistant, UV protected, fire resistant and will not rust. To demonstrate just how fire resistant CGL is, we produced a video of a test we carried out comparing […] Read more

Why choose Playdale timber?

Tuesday, 19th September 2017 3:44 pm
The high-quality timber and processes that we use in the manufacture of all our timber playground equipment have numerous features & benefits and mean that our playground equipment is guaranteed to last for many years to come. We offer an incredible guarantee of up to 20 years on timber equipment. All the high-quality, round timber […] 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

Smile Like Zebedee With Playground Springers

Wednesday, 16th August 2017 3:30 pm
If you are a fan of, ‘The Magic Roundabout’, you may associate playground springers with a character called Zebedee. He was the bouncy happy red faced, ‘Jack in The Box’, who was synonymous with high energy. Zebedee ended each programme with the phrase, ‘Time For Bed’. Interestingly, research into the benefits of playground springers shows […] Read more
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