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Our NEW range of outdoor fitness equipment!

Thursday, 23rd May 2019 11:41 am
Playdale is excited to bring you Street Workouts by Playparc! Our range of outdoor strength & fitness calisthenics equipment for everyone aged 14 years+. ‘Urban’ calisthenics are a type of street workout where individuals and groups train outdoors using gross motor movements including swinging, pushing, pulling, jumping, flipping and bending. The Street Workouts range offers […] Read more

Playdale’s Christmas GROTto!

Friday, 21st December 2018 1:20 pm
Forget ‘less is more’, our Technical Team has gone all out this Christmas and transformed their office into a gaudy grotto! It’s so over the top it’s tack-tastic! Playdale staff gave donations for one of our 2018 chosen good causes, the Bendrigg Trust, to tour the garish GROTto. Enjoy! Read more

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

Tuesday, 21st May 2019 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