Playground Equipment Posts

Why Is School Playground Equipment So Important?

Monday, 16th April 2018 4:33 pm
School playground equipment has certainly changed over the years. If schools were lucky enough to have equipment it was normally unimaginative and focused on physical development. Children tended to rely on hopscotches, skipping ropes and ball games to provide respite from their studies. These days school playground equipment is an integral part of the school […] Read more

What Is Playground Equipment Made Of?

Monday, 29th October 2018 3:54 pm
Although much brighter and safer, playground equipment hasn’t really changed very much over the years. Traditional playground equipment such as slides, roundabouts, swings and climbing frames still populate our playgrounds today. Imaginative playground design provides exciting equipment that is physically challenging and fun to look at. Timber and steel are still the main materials used […] Read more

Enhance your Adventure Trail and encourage more active play!

Thursday, 8th February 2018 12:19 pm
Did you know that there are accessories available to enhance your Adventure Trail? No matter what size your trail is, you can inject extra fun and encourage competitive spirit with the Interactive Panel & Trail Timer. We designed a range of unique activities to provide a different dimension to your Adventure Trail. As well as […] Read more

Why Pub Playground Equipment Is Good For Business

Monday, 29th January 2018 3:48 pm
Pub playground equipment demonstrates that your establishment welcomes families and especially children. Pub culture in the UK is no longer about men escaping from home to drown their sorrows while eating a packet of peanuts. It is only in the last few decades that children have been welcome in public houses. Many pubs welcome children […] Read more

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

Thursday, 5th December 2019 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 organize 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

Watch our latest video on Playground Longevity

Friday, 3rd November 2017 2:16 pm
Virtual Playground walkthrough Pheasant Walk Play Area in Cheshire At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our playground equipment is strong and durable. Playdale manaufacture equipment that will last for many years to come. This is demonstrated perfectly by the above video of Pheasant Walk Play Area in Cheshire that […] 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