NEW MAINTENANCE SERVICE LAUNCHED

There is nothing more frustrating than having your playground equipment being cordoned off due to a rotten log or a rusty steel climber. It limits staff to what activities they can provide externally and children lose out on fun and physical challenges. Repairs can always been done but it can prove to be costly and […]

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2015: A Review of the Year

Another year has flown by and it doesn’t feel like a week since we decorated the Playsound offices with festive decorations last year. Quite how we’ve managed to pack in all that we’ve achieved we’ll never know, but it’s been another amazing 365 days here at Playsound. We’ve had some flagship playground projects installed that […]

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New Junior Playground Designer Wanted

Are you a creative and enthusiastic individual? We are recruiting a new Junior Playground Designer to fill an exciting post here at Playsound, and it could be you. The main job role is to work with the sales team to create new playgrounds for our customers so they can visualise how the proposed area would […]

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Over The Hill

When you mention slopes at this time of year you automatically think of snow and skiing, but this posting is not about skiing. This is about an increasing trend for schools to maximise the most of their outdoor space, including steep sloped areas. In the past few months we’ve had an increased amount of customers […]

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Rain, rain go away…

…come again another day! As you may well have noticed, storm Barney has been battering the country with torrential rain and wind this week, which has made playground installation difficult! We have been installing two large play are projects across the North this week in some of the most weather affected areas- Preston and Ilkey, […]

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Crossing the Line-Markings

Line markings are often over looked in a school playground for more spectacular outdoor play equipment such as climbing frames. Used correctly however, and thermoplastic markings can stimulate children in many aspects of physical and mental development. These colourful lines are versatile and can be used as standalone items or in conjunction with other products. […]

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Playground Game Origins

British Bulldog, What’s the Time, Mr Wolf and conkers have provided hours of fun for people of all ages, but do you know were these games originated? We have taken a look this month at some of our most beloved school playground games. British Bulldog As the name suggests this was a game first started […]

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Featured Product: The Derwent Climber

Here at Playsound we love to create brand new play equipment for your playgrounds, with an entire range of swings, shelters and climbing units to cater for every need. Climbing units are always the most fun to design as it gives you the chance to become really creative and think back to when you were […]

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Things to do in November…

November starts with a bang, quite literally, with Bonfire Night providing fun family activities. The cold nights are becoming longer and there’s nothing better than coming into the warmth after being outside, although the unseasonably mild days are so far delaying that feeling. Remember: if you have any bonfires always make sure to check for […]

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It’s raining, its pouring…

The internet is flooded with articles stating about how child obesity is rife and that our future generations are obsessed with a culture full of electronic screens. There is a huge push to try and encourage our children to play outdoors, play sports and interact with our external environments but what happens when it rains? […]

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