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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

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

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

Walking to help them keep flying!

Friday, 17th November 2017 4:46 pm
As many of you will remember, two dedicated teams of Playdale staff members donned their trainers to walk (& run!) the Keswick to Barrow (K2B) and the Coniston to Barrow (C2B) charity races back in May this year. Their incredible efforts and achievements were to raise money for the North West Air Ambulance (NWAA) who […] Read more

Longevity – Pheasant Walk Play Area, Knutsford, Cheshire

Friday, 3rd November 2017 2:16 pm
At Playdale, we use the best materials and processes to ensure that our play equipment is strong, durable and will be enjoyed by children for many years to come. This is demonstrated perfectly by the above video of Pheasant Walk Play Area in Cheshire that was installed in 2007 and is still looking superb in […] Read more

The fire resistant properties of Compact Grade Laminate (CGL)

Friday, 13th October 2017 3:08 pm
All our coloured panels, play panels & roofs on our equipment are made from Compact Grade Laminate. This material is extremely tough, vandal resistant, wear resistant, chemical resistant, UV protected, fire resistant and will not rust. To demonstrate just how fire resistant CGL is, we produced a video of a test we carried out comparing […] Read more
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