Playground Equipment Posts

Government Sports and PE Funding 2021

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 1:37 pm
Schools play a vital role in keeping young people active and the pandemic has had a huge impact of their ability to keep facilities open. The Education Company, in partnership with the Association of Play Industries have put together an up-to-date and comprehensive list of all the main Government funding and grants available specifically for […] Read more

20% off Selected Playdale Products!

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 10:20 am
With the end of the financial year and spring fast approaching, this offer is the perfect way to use up your budget and add some excitement to your play area! Take a look below at the great range of stainless steel and timber products available in this 20% off promotion! Playdale standard lead times and […] 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

We remain open for business

Tuesday, 5th January 2021 2:34 pm
It goes without saying that our thoughts are with everyone affected by the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), and would like to reassure you that Playdale is responding to the rapid changes every day, because the safety and well-being duty of care to our staff, suppliers, subcontractors and customers remains our top priority. Following the […] 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

How do I request a quote for new playground parts?

Monday, 19th August 2019 2:25 pm
If you have questions about Playdale spare parts or would like a quote from us, please click here. Our dedicated, in-house Customer Care Team is here to help you with all aspects of playground maintenance and care. Contact us by phone, email or face to face, we have a huge range of services and expert […] 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

Creative Adventure Trail options

Monday, 15th July 2019 10:06 am
Adventure Trail is essentially a series of obstacles that present physical challenges that require strength, balance and determination to complete. Adventure Trail equipment tends to include stepping logs, bridges, monkey bars, climbing walls, poles and ropes, in a variety of combinations. Children can either attempt the adventure trail independently or work together to help each […] 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