Paul Battye

Paul Battye

Global Business Development Manager


Joined Playdale

About me:

I live near Bolton with my wife and two teenage boys.  During any free weekends we like to go walking in the hills of the Lake District, or further afield like the Pyrenees.  I also enjoy cycling and running with friends, and occasionally enter races just for fun. When I was younger and fitter, I completed an Ironman triathlon!

Best thing about my job:

The most rewarding aspect is witnessing the profound impact of our playgrounds on children’s lives worldwide.  It’s exciting to collaborate on projects that foster active, imaginative play, enhancing children’s physical and cognitive development. The joy that radiates from families enjoying our play equipment is immeasurable.  Additionally, engaging with diverse cultures and forging global partnerships fuels my passion for expanding our brand’s reach.

Favourite playground:

I’m fortunate to have seen Playdale play equipment all over the world, but the one that stands out is Carvers Reach, on the Gold Coast in Australia.  The residents are very lucky to have this on their doorstep.

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What our customers say...

Our collaboration and partnership with Playdale have exceeded our expectations. The delivered equipment arrived  as promised, adhering to agreed-upon timelines and accompanied by comprehensive installation instructions. It's essential to highlight that our relationship with Playdale transcends mere business; it is characterised by professionalism, punctuality, and a commitment to honouring agreements and deadlines. The team at Playdale consistently demonstrates openness in consultations, freely sharing valuable knowledge across all levels.
Playdale Distributor-Croatia
After 15 years of maintaining all play equipment brands in Ireland, Murphy Playgrounds can confirm that Playdale play equipment needs minimal maintenance compared to any other international brand, a testament to the quality of Playdale playground equipment.
Murphy Playgrounds: Playground Supplier
The Playdale team worked closely with us to develop a vibrant theme for our new adventure playground at Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, which is a unique site. The designs presented by Playdale fitted in with our woodland and heritage environment really well. The installation of the new playground equipment came with complications including a challenging split level location, active protected wildlife and the Covid-19 lockdown but the Playdale team were flexible and were able to deliver a fantastic looking adventure playground area for us despite some challenges along the way. Our visitors are now enjoying the play equipment and the new bespoke tower units certainly complement the woodland surroundings and have the wow factor we were hoping to achieve.
Norfolk County Council - Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum of Norfolk Life