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Playdale’s President Recognised for Award
Wednesday, 31st January 2024 9:55 am

Barry Leahey MBE, President of Playdale Playground has been honoured with a prestigious 20-year Long Service Award for his exceptional leadership, resilience, and unwavering dedication to the business. In 2004 Barry joined the Playdale team as Marketing and Sales Director,  leading an unparalleled transformation that catapulted the company from challenges to worldwide prominence. His strategic […]

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Playdale Staff Brave the Dark & Cold for Charity
Monday, 18th December 2023 3:32 pm

Playdale Staff Brave the Dark & Cold for Charity Despite the freezing temperatures, the dedicated staff members of Playdale, stepped out on Wednesday, 13th December, to raise awareness for the NSPCC’s annual Christmas fundraising walk, known as Walk for Children. This event raises awareness and funds to support the NSPCC’s vital work in protecting and […]

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Save on Environmental Play Just £500! 
Monday, 11th September 2023 12:25 pm

Environmental Play Just £500! Unlock the power of environmental play in your school playground and SAVE on playground planters! Get a FREE  Large Hanging Bird Table when you purchase a Free Standing Planter or any of our Environmental Play units! How to purchase your Planter and receive your FREE bird table today : 1. Click here Free Standing […]

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The Perfect Leisure Playground Partner
Monday, 11th September 2023 9:19 am

Contact Us Today Discuss your project with our Sales Team by filling in the below form. The Perfect Leisure Playground Partner If you own a holiday park, a tourist attraction, or operate in the hospitality sector, investing in a play area can significantly improve and enrich the customer experience, encourage customer loyalty, and boost repeat […]

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Enhancing Education Through Outdoor Playground Equipment
Saturday, 9th September 2023 2:42 pm

Enhancing Education Through Outdoor Playground Equipment In today’s increasingly digital world, the importance of outdoor education cannot be overstated. Outdoor playground equipment for schools is not just about play; it’s about enriching the learning experience, fostering creativity, and promoting physical activity. In this blog post, we’ll explore how educational playground equipment can transform traditional learning […]

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Playdale Celebrates National Recognition
Friday, 18th August 2023 2:47 pm

Playdale Celebrates National Recognition It was an exciting week for Playdale! Our President, Barry Leahey MBE, received an invitation to appear on the Nigel Farage show, to discuss the exceptional achievements of our playground manufacturing company since Brexit’s implementation. This opportunity allowed us to showcase our impressive growth and highlight the importance of adaptability and […]

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Summer Installations Available Now
Thursday, 4th May 2023 3:38 pm

GOOD NEWS ! Our timber playground equipment has a short lead time of just 5 weeks, allowing you to have a brand-new playground installed during the summer in preparation for the upcoming academic year or for the enjoyment of your community. If you’re looking to create a dynamic, engaging outdoor space for your school or […]

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End of Year Savings: Save up to 18% with Playdale Lite!
Tuesday, 17th January 2023 2:27 pm

Save up to 18% with Playdale Lite! Our ever-expanding Playdale Lite ranges bring the same incredible variety, quality and repeat play value as our core Jukebox, and Little Hamlets Plus ranges while typically costing 15% less, therefore making them ideal for a wider range of playground projects. Why Choose Playdale Lite? ✔Same high-quality materials ✔No compromise on play […]

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5 Key Benefits of Outdoor Musical Instruments
Monday, 16th January 2023 12:57 pm

Outdoor musical instruments let children enjoy the magic of music outdoors. They have the ability to stimulate many areas of development and enhance play experiences, whether educational or just for fun. Here are five significant benefits of integrating musical instruments into your school’s outdoor learning and play setting. Music gives a soul to the universe, […]

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How Adventure Trail Can Improve Writing Skills
Thursday, 23rd June 2022 10:00 am

Adventure trails or trim trails or  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. They encourage physical, social, emotional and imaginative development. All of these amazing skills develop while […]

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Risk -An Important Part of the Playground Experience
Tuesday, 5th April 2022 9:06 am

At any age, it is natural to feel nervous about trying new things and taking risks. For children, risk is an essential part of growing up. It can build confidence, and resilience helping them learn valuable life lessons. We currently live in an era of sedentary behaviour and overprotective parenting where children invest their time […]

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Three reasons we love Environmental Play!
Monday, 14th March 2022 4:01 pm

Develops curiosity Taking the classroom outside and into the playground provides numerous opportunities for children to learn and develop their curiosity. At a young age, children are naturally inquisitive and love getting their hands dirty. Environmental play can provide an ideal setting for many STEM learning opportunities. Children can investigate, observe, and form hypotheses by […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Environmental Play
Wednesday, 24th April 2024 4:41 pm

Environmental play Through environmental play, children can learn and grow by engaging with the elements of nature, fostering creativity, curiosity, and sensory experiences. This hands-on experience with the world around them stimulates cognitive development, physical activity, emotional well-being, and social skills, providing a holistic approach to childhood development that’s both fun and educational. What is […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Outdoor Classrooms
Wednesday, 20th March 2024 10:12 am

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, schools are constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance the outdoor learning experience for students. One approach gaining popularity is the concept of taking lessons outdoors and the outdoor classrooms. What is an outdoor classroom? An outdoor classroom provides primary schools and nurseries with practical, covered spaces for outdoor learning, […]

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New Woodland Eco Towers: Where Nature Meets Play
Thursday, 18th January 2024 3:30 pm

 Explore the enchanting realm of our Woodland Eco Towers range, where the thrill of multi-level adventures meets the joy of diverse climbing and sliding experiences. Immerse yourself in the perfect fusion of sustainability and natural play with a selection of twelve units. Designed for ages 5-12, children of all ages can experience a magical […]

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Beyond Play: The Social Impact of Playgrounds
Tuesday, 16th January 2024 8:46 am

Beyond Play: The Social Impact of Playgrounds Playgrounds are magical places where laughter, fun, and the pure joy of childhood come together. But their importance goes beyond just play! In this blog post, let’s dive into the wonderful world of playgrounds and discover how they positively impact child development, encourage outdoor play, improve community parks, […]

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Playdales 2023 Fundraising Success
Wednesday, 3rd January 2024 3:13 pm

#Team Playdale Achieve Fundraising Success for the NSPCC & Action for Children Playdale continued its strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with a focus on “Demonstrating Support For Our Community.” As part of our CSR initiatives, we dedicated volunteer support to the local community, specifically focusing on two prominent causes each year. 2023 At […]

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Outdoor Gym Equipment – Good For Mind, Body & Soul
Sunday, 5th November 2023 11:44 am

Have you ever bought a gym membership with great intentions and only worked out twice a month? If so neither your bank balance or your body will benefit from your expenditure. Outdoor gym equipment is a wonderful way to exercise and expose yourself to fresh air and sunshine. The best part is that it is […]

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Play For Everyone: Inclusive Playground Equipment & Design
Thursday, 2nd November 2023 2:53 pm

Playgrounds are a fundamental part of childhood, offering a place for children to play, run, and climb with their friends and family. However, not all children have equal access to playgrounds due to their varying abilities. This is where inclusive playground equipment comes into play, providing a space where all children, regardless of their abilities, […]

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4 Creative Playground Games Your Kids Will Love
Monday, 20th November 2023 9:36 am

In a world increasingly dominated by screens and digital devices, the importance of outdoor play for children cannot be overstated. Local parks and playgrounds can serve as a vibrant hub where children can unleash their creativity and energy whilst reaping the numerous benefits of fresh air and outdoor play. In this blog, we’ll explore some […]

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Embracing Sustainable Playground Design
Monday, 20th November 2023 9:14 am

Designing sustainable playgrounds extends beyond the creation of enjoyable spaces. By using sustainable materials, energy-efficient designs, and natural elements, we can create playgrounds that promote environmental stewardship and provide valuable learning experiences. The concept of sustainable playground design is a term that is gaining momentum and, in this blog post, we’ll explore the world of […]

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Quizzical Triumph: Raising Funds for the NSPCC
Thursday, 19th October 2023 3:49 pm

#Team Playdale recently hosted a remarkable charity night to raise awareness and funds for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). The event, held at The Anglers Arms in Haverthwaite on Friday 13th October brought together community members and Playdale employees for a night of quiz, standup bingo and lots of […]

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