Staff Posts

Playdale Paddlers take on kayak challenge for local charity!

Friday, 28th July 2017 3:31 pm
After weeks of post-work training and fundraising activities, nine Playdale staff members (collectively known as the Playdale Paddlers!) successfully completed their charity challenge to kayak the 11-mile length of Lake Windermere on Saturday, for the local Bendrigg Trust charity and have raised a phenomenal £1400 for this great cause! The idea for this 11-mile paddle […] Read more

Breathtaking views, backpacks…and blisters!

Friday, 12th May 2017 4:45 pm
We couldn’t let the occasion pass without a round-up of the exploits of our brave Team Playdale walkers who ALL completed the Keswick to Barrow (K2B) and Coniston to Barrow (C2B) charity walking races which took place last weekend. Their incredible achievements have raised hundreds of pounds for one of Playdale’s chosen charities for 2017, […] Read more

Run, Richard, Run!

Friday, 28th April 2017 5:01 pm
Richard Cocker was up bright and early on the morning of Sunday 23rd April, eager to get to the starting line of the 37th Virgin Money London Marathon and Richard’s very first! The day had finally arrived. Richard was one of four runners that made up the Fields In Trust team. This fantastic charity safeguards […] Read more

Pac-Man will pound the streets of London to safeguard the UK’s outdoor spaces

Friday, 3rd March 2017 6:39 pm
Playdale’s Area Manager for the East Midlands, Richard Cocker, is running this year’s London Marathon on Sunday 23rd April dressed as Pac-Man, in aid of the fantastic charity Fields in Trust (FIT). This will be Richard’s first ever marathon event, he is training hard and very much looking forward to it. Fields in Trust (FIT) […] Read more

New faces at Playdale!

Friday, 17th February 2017 4:46 pm
From left to right Playdale are delighted to introduce… Kelly Marks, who has recently joined our team of Sales Coordinators here at Head Office.  Kelly is from Walney and when she isn’t at work she enjoys a variety of outdoor pursuits including; exploring the Lake District, going on walks with her dog Freddie and horse […] Read more

They’re the Pride of Playdale!

Thursday, 5th January 2017 3:43 pm
The last working day at Playdale before the Christmas break saw the inaugural ‘Pride of Playdale’ Awards where the unsung heroes of Playdale were nominated by their colleagues for a variety of awards. The aim of this new event was to recognise all our exceptional employees who have demonstrated outstanding actions and attitude over the […] Read more

Playdale Playgrounds’ Festive Football Tournament

Friday, 16th December 2016 4:28 pm
Following the success & enjoyment of last year’s inaugural Playdale Festive Football Tournament, we decided to hold it again this year! Playdale staff from across the business, including our Area Managers who cover the length & breadth of the UK & Ireland joined together for the fun tournament last night. The emphasis was on fun […] Read more

Fundraising to help change young lives

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 3:53 pm
Playdale staff added a few spots, flashes of yellow, superhero costumes and Pudsey Bear accessories to their work wear on Friday 18th November,  to raise money for BBC Children in Need.  Money raised will go to support disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. Donations steadily dropped into the collection box throughout the day, […] Read more