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  • Sutcliffe Play: Transforming 4 playgrounds - London Borough of Redbridge
    Transforming 4 playgrounds - London Borough of Redbridge
    Sutcliffe Play
    Sutcliffe Play was briefed to transform four playgrounds across the London Borough of Redbridge as part of the borough’s £1.6m investment pot dedicated to upgrading park facilities in parks. The playgrounds needed to be designed to encourage physical activity and most importantly provide families with a safe and fun environment. Each playground...
    16 March 2020
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Sustainability and technology shaping urban environment
    Sustainability and technology shaping urban environment
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Around 72% of the EU population lives in urban areas. Cities and towns throughout Europe are evolving and growing at an incredible rate. As a result, a new and more developed model of sustainability is required. One which saves energy, protects the environment and increases citizens’ wellbeing. So how are new sustainable policies going to shape...
    16 March 2020
  • Sutcliffe Play: Sutcliffe Play wins award for Maple Park, Ipswich
    Sutcliffe Play wins award for Maple Park, Ipswich
    Sutcliffe Play
    Maple Park - an inclusive playground designed by Sutcliffe Play - has been awarded the highest honour of a Distinction at The Ipswich Society Awards. Maple Park beat newly-built national hotel chains and redeveloped buildings to claim the prize. Peter Faulkner, Area Sales Manager for Sutcliffe Play, accepted the award from the Mayor of Ipswich...
    13 March 2020
  • Bailey Streetscene: Bailey introduces new sports dugout to their range
    Bailey introduces new sports dugout to their range
    Bailey Streetscene
    After successfully completing projects for Lincoln City FC and our local team Macclesfield Town FC, we’re pleased to now offer sports dugouts in our product catalogue. Sports dugouts are ideal for protecting athletes from the elements, whilst still offering a full and clear panoramic view of the action. As standard, they're manufactured in 4400 x...
    12 March 2020
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: New Contracts Manager appointed at Proludic
    New Contracts Manager appointed at Proludic
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Proludic is delighted to introduce Russell Dyer as the newest addition to its expanding team. Russell has taken on the role of Contracts Manager, created to manage the increase in project installs Proludic is seeing across the Midlands and central belt of the UK. Russell’s addition to the Proludic team comes at a time when the company’s growth has...
    10 March 2020
  • Timberplay: Simply Play - play space evaluation tool redevelopment
    Simply Play - play space evaluation tool redevelopment
    Timberplay
    Timberplay's play assessment tool, SImply Play, has been redeveloped to increase functionality and usability, and is now available for all to use online. The new Simply Play has been streamlined with a reduced number of questions, and the performance online has been enhanced so that it can be used more effectively on handheld devices. Simply Play...
    24 February 2020
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic’s innovative play and sport equipment range
    Proludic’s innovative play and sport equipment range
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Proludic got off to a busy and exciting 2020 with many projects in the pipeline and new products in demand. Our new catalogue launched and includes 44 new products added to a number of play and sport ranges. So, what are Proludic’s offerings for 2020? Firstly, we have a brand-new range called ‘Diabolo Baby’ which is available in two colour...
    18 February 2020
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic's 2019 year in review
    Proludic's 2019 year in review
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    2019 was a great year for Proludic and one in which we have installed a record number of play spaces, outdoor gym and sports areas. Innovation is in the DNA of what we do and central to this successful year was the launch of 43 new products. Looking back, some of the highlights were our unique activity based ‘Dynamic Roll Runner’, along with...
    14 February 2020
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Proludic’s new 2020 catalogue has arrived
    Proludic’s new 2020 catalogue has arrived
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    The fantastic new 2020 catalogue from Proludic supporting their exciting and innovative new brand design is now available and ready to order. It is full of ideas and lots of new products to make your play or sports area stand out from the crowd. This newly formatted 300-page brochure has combined our general and price list catalogues into one...
    09 January 2020
  • Sovereign Design Play Systems: Testimonial for Sovereign from County Durham Nursery
    Testimonial for Sovereign from County Durham Nursery
    Sovereign Design Play Systems
    "We are extremely grateful for the service which we received from Sovereign when we recently had our front garden re-designed. From the initial inspection to the final installation, there was no issue that wasn’t sorted immediately and with minimum fuss – the communication from Head Office explaining what was happening was informative and the...
    17 December 2019
  • Wicksteed Playgrounds: Fitness app from Wicksteed helps healthy lifestyles
    Fitness app from Wicksteed helps healthy lifestyles
    Wicksteed Playgrounds
    Discover nearby outdoor fitness equipment, fitness advice and workouts to help you stay in shape with Wicksteed's Fitness app...
    06 December 2019
  • Percussion Play: Percussion Play launches new nature-inspired collection
    Percussion Play launches new nature-inspired collection
    Percussion Play
    Percussion Play, a leading outdoor musical instrument manufacturer, has launched a new botanically-based range of instruments inspired by nature and a love of the great outdoors. Colourful and contemporary, the collection begins with Harmony Flowers and Harmony Bells - both flower-shaped ‘bell’ instruments - perfect for music-making in parks, playgrounds, and inclusive playscapes...
    19 November 2019
  • Artform Urban Furniture: New out-sider street furniture concept design tool
    New out-sider street furniture concept design tool
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Artform Urban's partner, out-sider, has launched a new online visualisation tool. This handy new feature lets you design your own landscape. Using all of the products in the Loop range, you can create endless scenes. You can even import your own blueprints to drop the colourful street furniture range onto. Or you can choose to take inspiration...
    04 November 2019
  • Percussion Play: 'Mini' Rainbow Trio collection goes to ground
    'Mini' Rainbow Trio collection goes to ground
    Percussion Play
    Originally designed to be hung on playground walls, Percussion Play has extended its extremely popular Rainbow Trio Collection to now include in-ground or surface-mounted versions of these three instruments. The design and performance of the Rainbow Trio are not compromised by size. Using the same high-quality materials, this...
    25 September 2019
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: New research reveals the extent of a childhood crisis
    New research reveals the extent of a childhood crisis
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    New research shows that parents are worried about the shift from outdoor play to indoor screen time and the vast majority of parents say that playgrounds are vital in getting children outdoors and active again. A survey* of 1111 parents with children aged between 2 and 12 has found that 9 out of 10 parents who were not close to a playground said...
    24 September 2019