Monthly Archives: January 2012

Health and Safety myths……

Posted on January 23rd, 2012 playground equipment

Thinking back to my childhood (which wasn’t that long ago, honestly….) I don’t remember any of the Health and Safety issues that are around today. ┬áThe nation now seems divided on this topic, some people saying that Health and Safety may have gone a bit too far and is threatening to take the fun out … Continued


Safety Surfacing Facts Made Easy

Posted on January 9th, 2012

So where do you start with Safety Surfacing?? It’s not as straight forward as you may think to choose a playground safety surface unless of course you are not constrained by budget. The thing you must be careful of is not to spend all of your budget on the surface taking away from the amount … Continued


Playground Markings are brilliant!

Posted on January 9th, 2012

Times are hard, we all know about the restrictions the government is placing on spending..if you don’t, where have you been! :) So how do we improve our outdoor play spaces without it costing the earth? ….Sure! We would all like to have big climbing frames with multi coloured soft surfaces in the style of … Continued


Academy Schools or not Academy Schools?

Posted on January 5th, 2012

Michael Gove today launched an attack on anti-academy teachers and councils by describing them as ‘ideologues happy with failure’.