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Different Types Of School Playground Equipment

Tuesday, 4th December 2018 4:05 pm
School playground equipment plays a vital role in the educational, social, emotional and physical development of our children. Play is an important source of learning particularly for children in the early years. The Early Years Foundation Stage incorporates play into the curriculum with a particular emphasis on outdoor play. Outdoor play gives children the opportunity […] Read more

How Do You Use Outdoor Fitness Equipment?

Friday, 23rd November 2018 2:36 pm
Outdoor fitness equipment is an excellent way to do cardio and strength building exercises in the fresh air completely free of charge. The equipment is easily accessible and in spaces that people visit frequently. All equipment comes with a set of written instructions enabling you to enjoy a thorough workout. The government recommend everyone participates in […] Read more

Playdale’s MD honoured with prestigious business award

Monday, 19th November 2018 4:03 pm
The elite of Cumbria’s business world was celebrated last week at a dazzling award ceremony hosted by TV & radio broadcaster Jeremy Vine. The in-Cumbria Business Awards were held at the Halston in Carlisle where over 250 prominent business leaders enjoyed an evening of recognition and celebration. Hundreds of Cumbrian firms entered the fifteen different […] Read more

What Is Inclusive Playground Equipment?

Wednesday, 14th November 2018 3:39 pm
Inclusive playground equipment enables children with all needs and abilities to enjoy playing with their friends. It is inclusive because nobody gets left out regardless of their limitations. Children with physical, cognitive, sensory and behavioural needs all benefit from inclusive playground equipment. Children with physical disabilities or those who require the use of a wheelchair […] Read more

Boxing champ Barry raises huge sum for charities

Friday, 9th November 2018 4:19 pm
Last night, following months of training, Playdale’s MD Barry Leahey laced up his boxing gloves and entered the ring for the Business Heavyweights white collar charity boxing match at Audacious Church in Manchester. The event saw high profile business leaders fighting to raise vital money for those who need it most. Months of intensive training […] Read more

New faces at Playdale!

Friday, 19th October 2018 3:27 pm
Playdale is delighted to introduce four new members of the Playdale Team. Emma Sture is new to our 2D Playground Design Team at Head Office in Haverthwaite. Emma is from Ulverston and studied Aerospace Engineering at Manchester University which is where her design skills and background come from. In her spare time, Emma likes to […] Read more

How Trim Trails Improve Writing Skills

Thursday, 18th October 2018 2:40 pm
Trim trails are really exciting pieces of playground equipment that provide endless hours of entertainment and fun. Children enjoy the spontaneity of jumping on and off each module and the challenge of completing the obstacle course. A trim trail encourages physical, social, emotional and imaginative development. All of these amazing skills develop while the children […] Read more

40 Years of Fun

Friday, 21st September 2018 12:05 pm
2018 is a very special year here at Playdale; it’s our 40th birthday! We hope you enjoy this new video we’ve made to celebrate our four decades… We’ve been enjoying some fabulous celebrations throughout the course of the year including surprise desk-drops and a prize-tastic weekly ‘Spin The Wheel’ competition. Playdale was established in 1978, […] Read more
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