Monthly Archives: July 2012

Soggy Summer

Posted on July 31st, 2012 artificial grass

Endless days of lovely hot weather, sitting in the garden enjoying the lovely sunshine? Well this is the UK and it never quite goes to plan does it? Soggy grass that is nothing short of what you expect at a festival, not in your own garden! We don’t all want to have to concrete our … Continued


Feeling The Pinch?

Posted on July 31st, 2012 playground equipment

Wouldn’t it be lovely if money was no object and you could have endless pieces of playground equipment to brighten up your children’s play area? but in the current climate this is sometimes just not possible! i often visit schools where the teachers tell me that they want to transform the playground for the children … Continued


Multi Use Games Areas

Posted on July 16th, 2012 Multi Use Games Area

Ball games play a vital role in the development of hand-eye co-ordination and creating teamwork within children. Most children love ball games. Multi-use game areas, also known as MUGAs are an ideal way of maximising the potential play area space you have because they allow the same area/court to be utilised for many different games … Continued


Making the right choice for playground equipment

Posted on July 10th, 2012 Playground equipment

Making the right choice for playground equipment and installation makes all the difference. Your school, children and parentsĀ  may have been frantically saving and raising money to embark on the lengthy (and sometimes costly!) process of finding a company to work with for your playground development. Finding the right provider can often feel very daunting, … Continued


Wetpour Temperatures

Posted on July 5th, 2012 wetpour safety surface

Ok so what is wetpour? Wetpour looks like tarmac although it can come in many different colours including the usual black. So your builder has suggested that they lay the wetpour safety surface, well stop right here and think!?! Wetpour is a specialist surface with too many variables to mention, it really isn’t the kind … Continued


PMD lead the way in Wetpour surfacing

Posted on July 5th, 2012 Wetpour surfacing

Surfacing is a critical part of any playground installation with most items of play equipment needing protection against falls. This shouldn’t be under estimated although that said we can’t wrap children up in cotton wool. Surfacing comes in many different forms with the most effective and long lasting being wetpour rubber. Wetpour rubber is essentially … Continued


The bell rings at the end of playtime!

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 Playground Markings

We all remember our days at Primary school playing in the school playground, we learnt nearly as much in the playground as we did in class! With todays computer technology it is more important than ever to get the children outside playing. The easiest way to achieve this is to encourage with activities that children … Continued