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Adventure Playground at Brockhole on Windermere – The Lake District Visitor Centre

Wednesday, 31st October 2018 3:53 pm
Brockhole’s brilliant new adventure playground (with breathtaking views) in the heart of the Lake District Earlier in the year, we reported on the opening of the exciting new adventure playground at Brockhole on Windermere; a hugely rewarding team effort from start to finish. Our new video here encapsulates the project journey and includes drone footage, […] Read more

Does your playground equipment meet the Safety Standards?

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018 11:02 am
How safe is your playground? The playground standard EN1176 helps protect children playing. All Playdale manufactured equipment has been independently tested and most importantly been certified as proof of compliance to the European Playground Safety Standard. There is a huge difference between being certified and saying that you ‘conform to the safety standards’. These are […] Read more

Playdale’s MD trains for charity boxing match

Friday, 5th October 2018 3:11 pm
This short video shows the lighter side of this heavyweight champ… Read more about how our MD will don a pair of boxing gloves and enter the ring to take part in a physically and mentally grueling charity challenge  here Read more

Need School Playground Inspiration?

Tuesday, 18th September 2018 1:34 pm
Need some playground inspiration? With four decades’ experience of providing playground equipment to schools and nurseries, we know the importance of designing equipment that promotes fun & fitness, builds strength as well as being safe and affordable. We understand the important role that outdoor play has in the development of vital skills, such as balance, […] Read more

Why Do We Love Aerial Runways So Much?

Monday, 20th August 2018 11:30 am
Everyone, regardless of size, enjoys the thrill of aerial runways. Many playgrounds have them as do forests and mountainsides. Children run to aerial runways and cast away their fear to enjoy the experience of flight. Adults fulfil their dreams of flying by whizzing down mountain valleys and breaking world records. Aerial runways or zip wires […] Read more

How School Playground Equipment Helps Children With Autism

Tuesday, 10th July 2018 4:06 pm
School playground equipment plays a major role in enriching children’s learning experience in the classroom. All children benefit from physical, social and imaginative play and playtime provides the perfect opportunity for them to experience this type of play. Children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) benefit from outdoor play because it decreases their sensitivity to stimuli. […] Read more

PE & Sport Premium Funding for schools

Tuesday, 24th April 2018 3:09 pm
One of the ways to effectively utilise your PE & Sport Premium is to install outdoor play and sports equipment that will encourage pupils to be more physically active. The Government’s guidance to schools on spending the newly increased funding states that ‘Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the […] Read more

Planning The Perfect Playground For Your Area

Thursday, 19th April 2018 10:27 am
From Concept To Completion, Rest assured – you’re in safe hands. When it comes to planning your playground, Playdale offers 40 years’ of experience in dealing with all that play encompasses.We will listen to you & work with you every step of the way and use that information to create the perfect playground…no longer a […] 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

How Does Outdoor Fitness Equipment Work?

Tuesday, 20th February 2018 3:08 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment provides the same benefits of going to the gym without having to pay a penny. Councils strategically place outdoor gym equipment where people can come across it easily. This is to allow everyone to have access to outdoor fitness equipment and improve the health of the local people. Regular exercise has been […] Read more
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