Our philosophy has not been to continually enter for awards, but rather to focus on the business itself, meeting and exceeding the needs of customers. However across the years we have been approached and asked to enter ourselves for various awards in the fields of design, the environment and more recently employee ownership. This we have done and been delighted to win.

Below is a list of the Awards we have won over the years:

Awards Snug

SNUG Wins Gold!

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

The Philip Baxendale Awards 2011

The Philip Baxendale Awards 2011

We were highly commended for excellence in mutual and employee ownership in the category of Employee Ownership Rising Star


Kids Design Awards

Snug, Sutcliffe Play’s innovative playground kit, has won a prestigious Japanese award, the Kids Design Award. The Kids Design Award, supported by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and honours products, facilities and programmes which promote children’s safety, security, emotional and physical development.


The Wakefield District Business and the Environment Award 2007

Sutcliffe Play won this award for its efforts in Waste Minimisation.


West Yorkshire Environmental Business Awards 2007

We were awarded The Groundwork West Yorkshire Waste Minimisation Award

Landscape Institute Annual Award 2006

Cutsyke Play Forest, Castleford, West Yorkshire received a Community Design and Conservation Award.

Biffa Awards 2006

Oakfield Adventure Island at Ryde, Isle of Wight won an award given for leading conservation and environmental improvement programmes.

West Yorkshire Environmental Awards 2006

Sutcliffe Play was ‘highly commended’ for its many environmental initiatives and effective environmental management systems.

Winner of Community Stewardship Award – 2005

In 2005 we gained the award for demonstrating excellent environmental awareness within the Wakefield district.  The award was sponsored and presented by Yorkshire Water.

Portsmouth Society Design Award 2005

Paulsgrove inside/outside playground won a Portsmouth Society Design Award in 2005. The playground is a large adventure playground featuring large towers, spiral slides, rotating discs and waterplay equipment.