Staff Posts

40 Years of Fun

Friday, 21st September 2018 12:05 pm
2018 is a very special year here at Playdale; it’s our 40th birthday! We hope you enjoy this new video we’ve made to celebrate our four decades… We’ve been enjoying some fabulous celebrations throughout the course of the year including surprise desk-drops and a prize-tastic weekly ‘Spin The Wheel’ competition. Playdale was established in 1978, […] 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

A Rising Star In Export

Friday, 13th July 2018 4:22 pm
We are delighted to announce that our Export Account Manager Stephanie Tootill reached a category final of the prestigious ‘Barclays North West Women In Business Awards’. The North West of England’s top women in business have been recently celebrated at a recent awards event organised and run by Barclays Plc. The awards attract nominations of […] Read more

Part of the Playdale family

Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 2:23 pm
Proud to be part of Playdale As a family run, business Playdale Playgrounds Ltd prides itself on creating exciting,innovative and most importantly educational outdoor play equipment This makes children smile all over the world. This year marks Playdale’s 40th birthday and we’d like to take this opportunity to show you why our employees are proud […] Read more

Charity golf event in support of Bendrigg Trust

Friday, 15th June 2018 4:48 pm
‘The ultimate judge of your swing is the flight of the ball’ Following the success and enjoyment of last year’s Playdale charity golf event, we decided to do it again! Teams made up of Playdale staff and local keen golfers spent a happy afternoon in the sun last Friday,  putting, pitching and driving to raise […] Read more

Playdale’s Managing Director wins ‘Global Director of the Year’ award

Friday, 4th May 2018 4:47 pm
Playdale Playgrounds’ Managing Director, Barry Leahey MBE has been awarded Director of the Year in the global category at the Institute of Directors (IoD) North West Awards. The event took place last night at the Midland Hotel in Manchester and was hosted by a familiar face to many – BBC sports presenter and anchor of […] Read more

New faces at Playdale!

Wednesday, 28th March 2018 2:59 pm
Playdale is delighted to introduce two new members of the Playdale Team. Adam Thickett has recently joined our Technical Department as a Design Engineer here at Head Office in Haverthwaite.  Adam lives locally in Backbarrow with his wife and six-month-old son and is a keen rock climber, fell runner and mountaineer. He doesn’t just enjoy […] Read more

Playdale holds charity quiz night to support young carers

Thursday, 22nd February 2018 3:54 pm
To kick-start the new year of fundraising for our 2018 chosen-by-staff worthy causes we held a charity quiz night last Saturday, which was a roaring success! This particular event was in support of Furness Young Carers – a charity which supports young people (5-18 years old) who care for someone at home who is ill, […] Read more

Playdale looks forward to another year of charity fundraising!

Friday, 19th January 2018 4:35 pm
One of the two main focal points of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) work is ‘Demonstrating Support For Our Community’. Playdale is committed to providing volunteer support to the local community. Throughout 2017 we supported three chosen local causes and initiatives through voluntary efforts of staff. At the end of 2016 Playdale staff members nominated […] Read more

Playdale Playgrounds’ 2017 Festive Football Tournament

Thursday, 21st December 2017 2:30 pm
Following the success & enjoyment of last two years’ Playdale Festive Football Tournaments, we decided to carry on the tradition this year! Playdale staff from across the business, including our Area Managers from across the UK, joined in the fun tournament at the end of last week. The emphasis was on fun but there was, […] Read more
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