Playground Equipment Posts

Reduced prices on some of our most popular playground products!

Wednesday, 19th September 2018 12:33 pm
Start the ball rolling TODAY to get your playground ready for your next season. Are you thinking of extending your current playground or looking to create a new one? Click here to view some special prices on SIX of our most popular products. If you place an order during Autumn/Winter we can install your items all ready […] Read more

Announcing the NEW Versatile Embankment Slide

Monday, 20th August 2018 10:28 am
 Playdale is excited to announce the launch of our brand new Versatile Embankment Slide. Gone are the days of needing a specific slope gradient to be able to install an embankment slide. Playdale’s NEW Versatile Embankment Slide will fit gradients and heights of most existing banks or mounds. You can’t beat the thrill of […] Read more

Making The Most Of Playground Equipment This Summer

Friday, 10th August 2018 4:22 pm
Local playground equipment can be a fantastic resource for all parents and carers during the long summer holidays. Many parents panic on the last day of term because the thought of entertaining children for six weeks is incredibly daunting. Occupying children who usually follow a strict timetable and full curriculum is not easy and requires […] Read more

How Outdoor Play Helps Emotional Development

Thursday, 6th September 2018 3:01 pm
All outdoor play is highly beneficial and teaches our children the skills we all take for granted. Outdoor play is possible anywhere such as the garden, local or school playground, countryside or local park. The learning possibilities are immense and always great fun. Outdoor play helps children to develop socially, emotionally, cognitively and imaginatively. All […] Read more

Holiday Fun With Public Playground Equipment And Other Activities

Monday, 30th July 2018 3:25 pm
Public playground equipment is now bursting with activity as the holiday seasons is in full swing. Teachers are now free from fidgeting children who have been dreaming of endless weeks of fun. Parents have been psyching themselves up ready to become holiday entertainers with small budgets and few ideas. Activities that counteract boredom and apathy […] Read more

MD announced as IoD Director of the Year awards finalist

Tuesday, 7th August 2018 12:05 pm
We are delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Barry Leahey MBE has been shortlisted for the Director of the Year award in the global category at the finals of the IoD Director of the Year Awards. Barry, who lives in Samlesbury, began working for Playdale in 2004 as Sales and Marketing Director and progressed […] Read more

Why Teens Should Abandon Fortnite For Multi Use Games Areas

Monday, 6th August 2018 1:11 pm
Multi use games areas (MUGAs) provide a wonderful opportunity for young people to meet and develop their teamwork skills. Fortnite is a revolutionary new computer game taking the world by storm. Most parents will be familiar with their children sloping off and participating in combat games in the comfort of their own bedrooms. Both encourage […] Read more

Who Invented Mud Kitchens?

Thursday, 19th July 2018 3:54 pm
Without a shadow of a doubt children are the inventors of mud kitchens. Children have been making mud pies and preparing dandelion tea for centuries. It is only recently adults recognise the versatility and benefits of this natural form of heuristic play. Mud kitchens provide the most simple form of role play and creativity using […] Read more

What Is Creative Play?

Tuesday, 17th July 2018 11:58 am
Creative play is fundamentally important to our children’s physical, social, cognitive and emotional development. It is how children learn to perceive the world and understand their place in it. The foundations of learning are set enabling children to become architects of knowledge. Play is such a simple word it does not justify the importance of […] Read more

Multi Use Games Area And Primary Schools

Wednesday, 12th September 2018 3:24 pm
A Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) is a versatile piece of playground equipment found in both urban and rural areas. They are synonymous with inner cities providing team game opportunities for children in built-up areas. Increasingly we are seeing MUGAs cropping up in school playgrounds due to the increase in housing estates in country locations. Secondary […] Read more
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