Projects and case studies from playground designers and installers on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Timotay Playscapes: Imaginative play areas for countryside attraction
    Imaginative play areas for countryside attraction
    Timotay Playscapes
    Stanwick Lakes is a countryside attraction and nature reserve set in 750 acres, in the heart of the Northamptonshire Nene Valley. Timotay worked in partnership with Stanwick Lakes to develop exciting and engaging imaginative...
  • SSP. Specialised Sports Products: Wet pour rubber flooring transforms nursery garden
    Wet pour rubber flooring transforms nursery garden
    SSP. Specialised Sports Products
    Junior VIP Nursery in Croydon is a day nursery for 55 children from 3 months to 5 years. The building was converted from a residential house. The outside needed to attract new parents and the existing garden needed to be...
  • Timotay Playscapes: Reception play area designed for Hull Collegiate School
    Reception play area designed for Hull Collegiate School
    Timotay Playscapes
    Hull Collegiate School was looking for a play area for its new reception area. The existing site was home to two playgrounds that met at two different levels, and a pond area that they wanted to revitalise and introduce back...
  • Schoolscapes: New EYFS playground encourages imaginative play
    New EYFS playground encourages imaginative play
    Schoolscapes
    Gallions Primary is a large primary school in the heart of East London. They had recently had some equipment removed from their Early Years playground and now required the space to be re-developed. It was important to...
  • Schoolscapes: Stoke Climsland community play project
    Stoke Climsland community play project
    Schoolscapes
    This was a community project where the council provided the children with an opportunity to get involved in designing their new play area. This is a great way to get the real critics - the children - using the playspace,...
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Refurbishment of Fitz Park play area, Cumbria
    Refurbishment of Fitz Park play area, Cumbria
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    Fitz Park play area has been revamped with play equipment from Proludic that reflects its riverside setting with lots of natural materials and textures to further enhance the space. The play area has been designed with 3 key...
  • Theories Landscapes: EYFS playground, Harefield Children's Centre, Hillingdon
    EYFS playground, Harefield Children's Centre, Hillingdon
    Theories Landscapes
    Building upon a strong local reputation for producing individual and distinctive play environments, Theories Landscapes was chosen to build the play area attached to the newly build Harefield Children’s Centre. Theories...
  • Theories Landscapes: Play space, Colindale Nursery, North London
    Play space, Colindale Nursery, North London
    Theories Landscapes
    Colindale Nursery is part of the Health Protection Agency in Colindale North London. The Nursery had existing safer surface and faced a large car park making the space rather unattractive. The Nursery wanted to give the...
  • Sovereign Design Play Systems: Playground refurb adds to nursery children's fun
    Playground refurb adds to nursery children's fun
    Sovereign Design Play Systems
    Sovereign Design Play Systems Ltd installed a brand new, state-of-the-art outdoor play area at the Footprints Day Nursery in Macclesfield. The team at Sovereign brought the children of the nursery a new sense of imagination...
  • Sovereign Design Play Systems: Inclusive play area for community special school
    Inclusive play area for community special school
    Sovereign Design Play Systems
    Springfield Community Special School in Leek, Staffordshire lacked permanent outdoor facilities and developed an external learning environment including an activity zone, play tower, musical play and activity trail with the...
  • Jupiter Play: Bespoke inclusive and interactive play area for Longleat
    Bespoke inclusive and interactive play area for Longleat
    Jupiter Play
    Longleat Safari Park opened in 1966 as the first drive-through safari park outside Africa and has continued to be a popular visitor destination. In 2016, feedback suggested the original play space was becoming outdated and...
  • Schoolscapes: Beach-themed playground for primary school and nursery
    Beach-themed playground for primary school and nursery
    Schoolscapes
    St Paul's Cray CE Primary and Nursery School in Orpington needed an inspiring new play area for their EYFS children to learn, explore, discover and have fun. The existing play area had a play tower which the school wanted to...
  • Setter Play: Castle and stage to fit existing space, Downfield School
    Castle and stage to fit existing space, Downfield School
    Setter Play
    Downfield School wanted to install additional play equipment and make the most of the space they had without having to change the area too much, so Setter Play designed a play area specially for them. The school also wanted...
  • SSP. Specialised Sports Products: Waste ground transformed into school playground
    Waste ground transformed into school playground
    SSP. Specialised Sports Products
    The outdoor learning environment at Manby Lodge Infant School had an area of playground which was unusable due to ground conditions. It had lost any natural turf and weeds had taken hold. After receiving funding the school...
  • Proludic Play & Sports Areas: Urbanix outdoor gym equipment installed in Leatherhead
    Urbanix outdoor gym equipment installed in Leatherhead
    Proludic Play & Sports Areas
    The challenge for Mole Valley District Council was to provide its community with free and effective outdoor gym equipment to improve activity levels locally. The project was the first of its kind in the borough and was...