Projects and case studies featuring play on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Jupiter Play: New play area for UK's largest housing development
    New play area for UK's largest housing development
    Jupiter Play
    Alconbury Weald, Britain's largest housing development with almost 7000 homes, is built on an old Cold War RAF base in Cambridgeshire and has a perimeter of 18km. The scheme cost £1.5 billion. All of the playspaces feature...
  • Wicksteed Playgrounds: Outdoor fitness zones for the London Borough of Croydon
    Outdoor fitness zones for the London Borough of Croydon
    Wicksteed Playgrounds
    Wicksteed has created new outdoor fitness zones in the London Borough of Croydon. The sites feature outdoor fitness equipment from the Fitness Legacy Zone range, including the Calisthenics Zone, Pull Down Exerciser and Cycle...
  • RTC Safety Surfaces: Wet pour surface for hospital's Disney-themed play area
    Wet pour surface for hospital's Disney-themed play area
    RTC Safety Surfaces
    RTC Safety Surfaces helped Great Ormond Street Hospital to create its first outdoor play area, located on a roof terrace. The hospital worked with Disney to create a ‘reef’ theme and equipment was to include famous Disney...
  • Timberplay: York Maze interactive and adventure play area
    York Maze interactive and adventure play area
    Timberplay
    When York Maze moved to a new site in April 2007 it immediately set out to capitalise on the new space. Set in beautiful countryside, with spacious barns, York Maze is very popular for weddings and corporate events. As well...
  • Massey & Harris (Eng) Ltd: Bespoke play area for Market Rasen Racecourse
    Bespoke play area for Market Rasen Racecourse
    Massey & Harris (Eng) Ltd
    Massey & Harris was approached by The Jockey Club to create a bespoke play area for one of its racecourses, Market Rasen. The brief was to create a unique and interesting play development that would allow children to enjoy...
  • eibe Play Ltd: Mystical forest themed play park for Parish Council
    Mystical forest themed play park for Parish Council
    eibe Play Ltd
    eibe’s Wira unit from their paradiso range is the stand-out product in a brand new play area at Stonehouse Field in Sevenoaks, Kent. The £80,000 scheme, undertaken for Platt Parish Council, originated from a routine design...
  • Setter Play: Bespoke commemorative play ship, Shedden Park, Kelso
    Bespoke commemorative play ship, Shedden Park, Kelso
    Setter Play
    Shedden Park in Kelso was bequeathed to the town by the Aunt of Robert Shedden. Robert Shedden had attempted to voyage around the North West Passage in the Victorian era. When the Scottish Borders Council received a heritage...
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: New destination park created for Lake District
    New destination park created for Lake District
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    South Lakeland District Council sought a partner to create a destination park at Ambleside in the Lake District that would attract families and cater for a wide age range from toddlers to teenagers. The park needed to blend...
  • Schoolscapes: All-seasons sports pitch for primary school
    All-seasons sports pitch for primary school
    Schoolscapes
    Tregolls School had a large open play area that was being dominated by football and was stopping other children engaging in different activities. The school wanted to create a focused sports area that would also help with...
  • Timberplay: Sand and water play area - Lytham Park View
    Sand and water play area - Lytham Park View
    Timberplay
    Lytham St Anne’s is a seaside resort on the Fylde coast in Lancashire. In 2003 a community group, Park View 4U was formed with the aim of providing children with some decent play facilities on the Park View Playing Fields.
  • Jupiter Play: Crannog inclusive play area - Drumpellier Country Park
    Crannog inclusive play area - Drumpellier Country Park
    Jupiter Play
    Jupiter Play created a bespoke and inclusive Crannog play area for Drumpellier Country Park, providing a unique, historically fitting play space for children of all ages and abilities. The design was developed following...
  • Setter Play: Bespoke multi-play unit for Kimpton Parish Council
    Bespoke multi-play unit for Kimpton Parish Council
    Setter Play
    Kimpton Parish Council asked several play companies to come up with a new play structure design for one of the village playgrounds. The brief was to provide a multi-play experience that encouraged the use of upper body...
  • Timberplay: Natural adventure playground, Little Wormwood Scrubs
    Natural adventure playground, Little Wormwood Scrubs
    Timberplay
    The Phase 1, £400,000 development of a play area in Little Wormwood Scrubs, West London was initiated to improve the existing play area for the children of Kensington, Chelsea and the surrounding areas. It was important that...
  • Timberplay: Natural community play space, Bedgrove Park, Aylesbury
    Natural community play space, Bedgrove Park, Aylesbury
    Timberplay
    Bedgrove Park is a natural play space worth £100,000 that is situated on open green space with existing mounds next to a leisure centre and a primary school, it sits at the heart of the local community. The client wanted to...
  • Setter Play: Timber climbing and play units for junior school
    Timber climbing and play units for junior school
    Setter Play
    Setter Play provided timber climbing units for the junior department of The Hall School in Belsize Park, London. The school wanted two new climbing frames, one suitable for younger pupils and one for older pupils, as they...