Aug
06

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

Jun
21

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

May
14

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

Apr
30
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

Mar
20
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

Mar
20
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

Mar
15
Odds Farm and Timberplay

Play is important to visitor attractions, come and see why

Don’t forget to book your place on the inspirational Odds Farm Play Day – 2 May 2018. Odds Farm have been on a real journey when it comes to play. Established in 1993, they always knew that play provision would be a key part of their offering. As their visitor numbers grew they began to … Continued

Mar
13
Odds Farm Play Fort

Study Day offers insight on how play can help boost visitor numbers

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. The event, held at Odds Farm in Buckinghamshire on Wednesday 2 May 2018 features an array of specialist speakers. Attendees will learn about; the … Continued

Nov
20
Castle Tower School in Ballymena

Dumfries House Inspires Ballymena School Project

Our sister company Nature Play Ireland has completed an extensive play space project for a school in Ballymena, Northern Ireland… inspired by our work at Dumfries House. Castle Tower is a school for pupils with a range of ages and educational needs. They needed a variety of sensory, reflective and more physical play spaces to … Continued