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Playdale Recognises its Family

Tuesday, 6th April 2021 4:49 pm
Playdale Playgrounds would like to congratulate our long-serving Contracts Manager, Michael Marsden, on his retirement. Michael, or “Mardy” to his friends, has spent 37 great years with us at Playdale and will be much missed by everyone in the Playdale family. As a special parting gift for his retirement, Michael was presented with a personalised […]
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Guide to Playground Funding – Part 1

Thursday, 1st April 2021 2:50 pm
We at Playdale are very aware of the community focal point that a good playground can provide, and what a positive impact they can make. A playground can represent a hugely positive asset to a community or public space. Even with the best will in the world, a quality, fun and hard-wearing playground can represent […]
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Government Sports and PE Funding 2021

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 1:37 pm
Schools play a vital role in keeping young people active and the pandemic has had a huge impact of their ability to keep facilities open. The Education Company, in partnership with the Association of Play Industries have put together an up-to-date and comprehensive list of all the main Government funding and grants available specifically for […]
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20% off Selected Playdale Products!

Tuesday, 23rd February 2021 10:20 am
With the end of the financial year and spring fast approaching, this offer is the perfect way to use up your budget and add some excitement to your play area! Take a look below at the great range of stainless steel and timber products available in this 20% off promotion! Playdale standard lead times and […]
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Celebrating our heritage with #TEAM t-shirts

Tuesday, 26th January 2021 2:52 pm
During a recent company update, our Managing Director launched ‘#TEAM Playdale’ heritage t-shirts. The new Playdale t-shirts not only emphasis our #TEAM values but also every employee’s own heritage within the business. The colour palette reflects each of the Playdale values and the individual employee numbers represent when they joined Playdale. Our Managing Director Barry […]
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What Is The Best Playground Equipment?

Wednesday, 6th January 2021 10:00 am
Children all a have favourite piece of playground equipment that they play on every time they visit the playground. The best pieces of playground equipment are robust, safe, challenging and imaginative. Choosing a supplier of high-quality playground equipment involves research taking design, safety features and longevity into consideration. The Association Of Play Industries (API) is […]
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Our NEW Frontiers product range is here!

Tuesday, 25th February 2020 10:34 am
Playdale is excited to announce the launch of our brand new stainless steel multi-play range, Frontiers! Designed for children aged 5 to teens, Frontiers breaks from the traditional play providing a new transparent play experience that is out of this world! These three new unique units (Nucleus, Origin and Horizon) are packed full of play […]
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The long-lasting benefits of investing PE and Sport Premium funding

Friday, 10th July 2020 2:00 pm
Being active is absolutely vital for our children’s mental and physical health now more than ever. With the PE and Sport Premium funding stream continuing in 2021 and any unspent funds from 2020 being carried over there has never been a better time to consider the best ways to utilise this funding. How can this funding help schools? The […]
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The Magic of a Storytelling Chair

Thursday, 4th March 2021 10:08 am
Even in this technically advanced world children will still abandon their computers and relish the opportunity to listen to and participate in a storytelling session. Story time is a wonderful opportunity for children to focus their imagination, develop concentration skills, ask questions relating to the characters and develop their listening skills. Storytelling can take place almost anywhere but creating a special area outside can make the experience even more magical. A Storytelling Chair is the perfect focal point for sharing stories in a school or visitor centre environment.
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Fairhaven Lakes fantastic new play area on the stunning Fylde Coast

Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 9:22 am
Fylde Borough CouncilClient:
Fairhaven Lake in the popular seaside town of Lytham St AnnesLocation:
Playdale Playgrounds was absolutely thrilled to win the tender to design, build and install the new Adventure Playground at Fairhaven Lake on the Fylde Coast. The new play area installation is part of a wider Fairhaven National Lottery Heritage Fund Redevelopment project. It was match funded from a successful Lancashire Environmental Fund submitted by the […]

Transformation: from disused land to a wonderful woodland park!

Wednesday, 4th March 2020 3:10 pm
Client: Pantside Association of Residents and Tenants (PART)Client:
Location: Pantside, Caerphilly, South WalesLocation:
Client: Pantside Association of Residents and Tenants (PART) Location: Pantside, Caerphilly, South Wales Pantside is a small residential area set in the rolling hills of Newbridge in Caerphilly, Wales. This play project came to fruition due to the lack of outdoor play facilities in the village. In October 2018 Pantside Association of Residents and Tenants […]