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  • Timberplay: Timberplay helps make playground funding more accessible
    Timberplay helps make playground funding more accessible
    30 May 2018 - Timberplay
    Accessing funding for playground equipment has just been made easier thanks to a new initiative launched by Timberplay. Timberplay has joined forces with Safe Consultancy, a funding specialist aimed at helping not-for-profit...
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  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Play equipment designer Proludic celebrates 30 years
    Play equipment designer Proludic celebrates 30 years
    25 April 2018 - Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    30 years ago, Denis Le Poupon - a landscaper then - manufactured a play structure for his wife’s school. At the time Denis was unaware of the significance of what he had produced, but effectively that marked the start of a...
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  • Sovereign Design Play Systems: Tips to get young people active
    Tips to get young people active
    21 August 2017 - Sovereign Design Play Systems
    Experts recommend that children aged 5-18 years should be physically active for at least 60 minutes a day*. At school, there are endless opportunities to help promote increased activity for children. Sovereign Play Equipment's...
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  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Adding special FL-AIR to the Fleet Air Arm Museum
    Adding special FL-AIR to the Fleet Air Arm Museum
    15 August 2017 - Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Last week Proludic had the pleasure of attending the opening of its latest bespoke play area, at the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Museum in Somerset. As one of the South West’s leading tourist attractions – this unique play area...
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  • SSP Specialised Sports Products: Safe Landings @ London Olympic Park Worlds Longest Slide
    Safe Landings @ London Olympic Park Worlds Longest Slide
    28 June 2016 - SSP Specialised Sports Products
    SSP Specialised sports products ltd installed wet pour rubber in the landing zone at the World Longest Slide. The slide has been placed inside the famous sculpture by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond and now called the...
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  • Royalty visits RTC installation
    14 June 2016 - RTC Safety Surfaces
    His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent took a trip to Barford to open their refurbished King George Playing Fields where we installed our rubber mulch safety surfacing. The community in Barford, Warwickshire have been working hard...
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  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Play for Healthy Cities
    Play for Healthy Cities
    03 March 2016 - Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    We were really excited to learn the news this week of the proposed healthy cities initiative by the NHS. The head of the NHS, Simon Stevens, announced plans to build hundreds of new streets that take lessons from theme parks to...
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  • Timberplay: Timberplay to the rescue in quest for the lost castle
    Timberplay to the rescue in quest for the lost castle
    02 February 2016 - Timberplay
    Records show that 250 years ago there was a ‘Strawberry Castle’ on the National Trust’s Gibside site, however the management team could find no details, images or maps that provide any idea of what it looked like. The only...
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  • Wet pour contractors celebrate record breaking year
    27 January 2016 - RTC Safety Surfaces
    RTC Safety Surfaces have been working hard for over two decades to keep children safe in playgrounds and are now celebrating their most successful year to date. Believed to be the UK’s only wet pour and rubber mulch safety...
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  • Cleveland Land Services: CLS Sports expand and open new North West Depot
    CLS Sports expand and open new North West Depot
    10 November 2015 - Cleveland Land Services
    There are exciting times ahead for the team at CLS Sports as they announced the opening of their new North West Depot at SALTEX. CLS Sports specialise in the design, construction and maintenance of both natural and synthetic...
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  • RTC Safety Surfaces: Wetpour company installs over 1/4 of playground surfaces
    Wetpour company installs over 1/4 of playground surfaces
    20 August 2015 - RTC Safety Surfaces
    In the last year, RTC Safety Surfaces Limited has completed over a quarter of Primary Spaces projects. With 600 schools throughout England successful in receiving the Sport England grant, RTC has installed over 150 of these...
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  • eibe Play Ltd: eibe’s Green Journey Continues Down Under
    eibe’s Green Journey Continues Down Under
    13 August 2015 - eibe Play Ltd
    eibe Play has won a Green World Environment Award in the international campaign to find the world's greenest countries, companies and communities. We competed against more than 500 other nominations in the Green World Awards for...
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  • Timberplay: Wicksteed backs Timberplay for ramped up play offering
    Wicksteed backs Timberplay for ramped up play offering
    19 June 2015 - Timberplay
    Wicksteed Park is ready for the onset of summer, with new water play equipment supplied by children’s play specialist Timberplay. Established in 1921, Wicksteed Park was the first dedicated children’s play park in the UK, created...
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  • SSP Specialised Sports Products: Playground artificial grass in London primary school
    Playground artificial grass in London primary school
    23 April 2015 - SSP Specialised Sports Products
    SSP is a one of the market leaders in the provision of playground surfacing and equipment. We believe we are unique in being able to offer an in-house ongoing maintenance programme to our clients and have been maintaining...
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  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Beech Grove play area opens
    Beech Grove play area opens
    21 April 2015 - Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Proludic are pleased to announce the recent opening of Beech Grove Recreation Area. A new community recreation area that will benefit local civilian and military families in Pirbright and Brookwood, thanks to a partnership...
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