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The seaside comes to Halifax!

Water Play Area, HalifaxSutcliffe Play has worked with Calderdale Council to install a state of the art sand pit with water which is now open at Manor Heath Park and brings a little bit of the seaside to Halifax this summer.

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Home Show 2014

New 2014  Home Show Logo 2014Last year we held our first ever Home Show and it was such a success that we are doing it all again this year! The dates for this year’s show will be 9th & 10th September, with seminars on both days.  

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New….Sutcliffe Schools

simon carson education sales managerEmployee-owned play equipment company Sutcliffe Play has launched a new division of the company, Sutcliffe Schools, headed up by a newly appointed Education Sales Manager. (more…)

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Mission in the USA

Mission Glide in the USA

A Mission Glide Unit has been installed as part of Playland II, at Legion Keener Park in Pennsylvania.

The equipment was installed as part of a rebuild following a fire in June 2012 which destroyed a large portion of the playground’s equipment. (more…)

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SNUG – a success in schools

Snug in schools

Loose parts play kit SNUG is enjoying a great reception in schools, with two new orders placed.

Hook Lane Primary School in Welling, Kent, had a term trial with SNUG which concluded in May this year – and just three weeks after it was taken away, the school purchased a kit! (more…)

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Refurbished playground for Telscombe

Telscombe refurbished playground opening day

Work has been completed on the Robert Kingan playground in Bannings Vale, East Saltdean.  The refurbished playground was opened by The Town Mayor Councillor Brendon Rossiter on Tuesday 28 May, with children from East Saltdean and Telscombe. (more…)

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Museum to celebrate with Snug

Snug in actionThe National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield is hosting a Miners’ Gala Day on 9 June with the help of SNUG, our innovative loose parts play equipment.

The day will also involve children’s activities, music, sports, story-telling, crafts, competitions and much more. (more…)

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A day of swings & roundabouts

Inclusive Parrot springie

Well it’s another production meeting here at Sutcliffe Play’s Yorkshire factory, and we’re short of a parrot and two adult flats. That’s a parrot springie and two adult swing seats, in black. (more…)

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SNUG to grow in South Korea

Snug at South Korea trade show

SNUG’s distributor in South Korea received excellent feedback following the loose parts playground equipment being exhibited at three of the countries top trade shows. (more…)

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New Managing Director at Sutcliffe Play

New Managing Director Martin Griffin

Sutcliffe Play has appointed a new Managing Director, Martin Griffin. Martin joins the company from his role as Group Managing Director at Tetrad Plc, one of the UK’s leading multi-site manufacturers of upholstery and furniture. (more…)

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Wakefield Council on a Play Mission

Mission & Parkour - multi use play systems used by Wakefield council

Wakefield Council has worked with Upton based play experts Sutcliffe Play to design a new £70,000 playground in Airedale as part of a scheme that tackles obesity by providing outdoor facilities that encourage and support physical activity. It includes a new Mission play system and specially designed Parkour features.

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Around the World

Interest in our products is growing internationally as Cinzia Ferella, our International Sales Manager has been busy promoting the benefits of Sutcliffe Play.

Interest in our products is growing internationally as Cinzia Ferella, our International Sales Manager has been busy promoting the benefits of Sutcliffe Play.

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UKTI Highlights International Success

The Furniture Industry Research Association (FIRA) and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) have invited employee-owned, play experts Sutcliffe Play to present the company’s international experience and successes at an export event on 18 October.

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SNUG wins Gold!

SNUG has received a Gold Award at the Practical Pre-School Awards 2012, in association with Primary Teacher Update.

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New Playground down in Swanage

Swanage Town Council has recently undertaken a project to update the play area in Day’s Park.  The old play equipment had come to the end of its life, and under the stringent health and safety guide lines for playgrounds it was deemed necessary to close the existing play area.

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Wesham Community Park Playground Opening

Wesham Playground Opening in June 2012

A Fleetwood community group has celebrated the opening of a new playground they helped raise thousands of pounds for. Wesham Community Pride Trust spent 18 months raising the funds for the new playground on Wesham Community Park.

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Snug Blossoms at the Hong Kong Flower Show 2012

Snug blossoms at the hong Kong Flower show 2012

Children in Hong Kong were given the opportunity to try out innovative loose parts play equipment SNUG at a spectacular horticultural event. SNUG was on display at the Hong Kong Flower Show between 16 and 25 March courtesy of Play Concept, distributor of the kit in the region.

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