Timberplay bespoke play to be opened at new school in Newton Mearns

Timberplay Scotland have recently completed installation work at the new build school site in Newton Mearns. Maidenhill Primary School is set to open for the new school term in August 2019. In partnership with landscape architects at BDP, we have installed two bespoke play elements within the school grounds. Along with this we have installed … Continued


Timberplay to deliver showcase play event at Dumfries House

Respected play manufacturer, Timberplay, are set to deliver a study day at the Great Steward of Scotland’s Dumfries House on Tuesday 26th March 2019. The day, entitled ‘Using Play to create a Destination Attraction’ will focus specifically on the educational play delivered at their STEM centre, supporting a deeper understanding of the benefits of play … Continued


School project taken to new heights thanks to TP Scotland

Space for green areas within urban landscapes can be limited, so when we were given the chance to help green-fingered students bring their space-saving garden to life we jumped at the chance. Timberplay Scotland along with other partners have sponsored a vertical and edible garden for students at Busby Primary School in East Refrewshire. Designed … Continued


Exciting News: Concrete product update

Richter Spielgerate, Timberplay Scotland’s manufacturing partner has launched an exciting new update to their current concrete product range. Concrete offers a versatile material choice for public spaces, and its complex structure allows children to explore their sense of touch. Mark Grimshaw of Timberplay Scotland says; “Concrete is perhaps an unusual material for people to associate with Richter, … Continued


Free guide to help improve play spaces

A ‘Free to play’ guide has been launched in a bid to assist communities groups in the development of play spaces. The guide which was recently revealed at the Scottish Parliament has been put together by play experts, Theresa Casey and Timberplay Scotland’s Harry Harbottle. Aimed at Friends of Parks groups, community councils, community planning … Continued


Playground funding made more accessible

Accessing funding for playground equipment has just been made easier thanks to a new initiative launched by Timberplay Scotland. Timberplay Scotland has joined forces with Safe Consultancy, a funding specialist aimed at helping not-for-profit organisations achieve their funding goals. The new partnership has opened the doors for schools, parish councils, community groups and charities to get … Continued

Odds Farm and Timberplay

Last few days remaining to book on Play Study Day

With our Play Study Day just around the corner, there is still time to book on to the event on Wednesday 2 May 2018. Timberplay have joined forces with Odds Farm Park to host a Play Study Day, focusing on how play can be best utilised to boost visitor numbers and improve visitor satisfaction levels. … Continued

Specifi Glasgow event

FREE event for all architects – Specifi Edinburgh

Calling all landscape architects, architects, garden designers, civil engineers, ecologists and planners – would you like to attend a FREE event including inspirational speakers, networking and a free meal and bar? We are exhibiting at Specifi Edinburgh on 27 March 2018, Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh – doors open at 4.30pm. With over 100 attending professionals … Continued

Timberplay Benefits of Play

Benefits of play – more than just a bit of fun

Ben Harbottle, Sales Director at Timberplay investigates the importance of play. Many of us associate playing as a way for children to have fun, however playtime holds a series of physical and emotional benefits that give children the necessary skills needed for life as an adult. A study carried out by PEDAL looked into the … Continued