If you are unsure where to start when looking at playground improvements or a brand new play area, here are some simple steps to get you started...
It can be daunting to know where to start when it comes to improving the play areas around your school or nursery. Here are tips to get you started...
Know your Budget
The best place to start when it comes to upgrading your playground is to understand your budget and how far this can go. Focus on the area that requires the most improvement and consider what playground features are safe to keep and what needs to be removed.
When you have chosen the area you want to focus on, consider the age range and the areas of development you want to further benefit from playtimes and PE. Maybe your playground lacks educational games, sensory equipment, or soft surfacing for all-year-round comfort.
Think about space
Playground equipment can be tricky to position as there needs to be a safe distance between items. It would help if you also considered where trees are, how level the ground is and would the area be accessible all year round. Don’t let this ruin your plan - there are many ways to make the most of small, large and sloped areas!
If you are focused on creating a usable area all year round or extending your playground, surfacing and shelter should be considered.
Adding Artificial Grass Surfacing to an existing grass area creates a usable surface 365 days of the year, without the mud and mess.
Create a plan
Playground improvements don’t need to be incredibly expensive; there are many cost-effective alternatives to consider regarding playground equipment and surfacing. Simply speak to the experts who can help stretch your budget as far as it will go.
Our quote and design service is completely free, therefore there is no rush in deciding what you would like straight away. Our team will use the information provided and create a cost-effective quote to get you started, with no obligations.