Playground equipment and outdoor furniture

Written by: Peter Henshaw | Published:

SPONSORED PRODUCT: Educational Play Environments offers a range of playground equipment and outdoor furniture to schools across the UK

As we continue to build our reputation as one of the leading Playground Equipment and Outdoor Furniture suppliers to schools throughout the UK, Educational Play Environments are delighted to announce that we are now proud members of the Association of Play Industries (API) and Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA). This demonstrates our commitment to quality, standards, service and safety.

The API is the lead trade body within the UK play sector and operates under the umbrella of the FSPA, the national trade body responsible for representing 14 associations within the UK's sport and play industries. Founded in 1984, the API campaigns at the highest levels for policy recognition of the value of play. The association represents manufacturers, installers, designers and distributors of both outdoor and indoor play equipment and safety surfacing.

As an API member company we:

  • Abide by a strict Professional Code of Conduct?
  • Are rigorously monitored for financial performance?
  • Promote the many health benefits of active play?
  • Encourage feedback on performance and service

Why choose us?

  • Fun, innovative, curriculum-based equipment
  • Quality materials and finished equipment
  • Professional, one to one customer service
  • Case studies throughout the UK. View Our Play Spaces to see if we have completed work near you.
  • Proven track record
  • Value for money
  • Aftercare support
  • Members of the Association of Play Industries (API)
  • Members of RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents)

Educational Play Environments recently created a surprise for the pupils at Ashford Park Primary School. Primary school places in Surrey are in high demand and Spelthorne Borough is an area that has experienced a significant increase in pupil numbers, particularly in the Ashford and Staines conurbations. As such, Ashford Park Primary School is expanding from 2 to 3 forms of entry. This will increase the total capacity of the school from 420 to 630 pupils.

In preparation for this, over the summer, Educational Play Environments installed a brand new Adventure Trail Configuration along with a Forest Climber 2. The new equipment will help get pupils physically active and achieve their recommended five hours of PE and School Sport each week.

We recently had the chance to catch up with Sarah Tarrant, headteacher at Ashford Park Primary:

What were the reasons for developing your outdoor space?

"Our old fitness trail had been removed and we wanted to replace it with quality equipment that would provide challenge."

What were your main reasons for working with Educational Play Environments?

We wanted to work with a local company who had provided fitness equipment to local schools.

Please sum up your overall experience with Educational Play Environments and let us know how you feel about your new play area.

Adam has been superb, in that he has been patient and worked with the school and Surrey CC with risk assessments and planning questions, always providing a fast response to any questions raised. An extremely professional colleague accompanied him. The gentlemen who installed the equipment worked incredibly long hours and were neat and tidy with the installation, even though this took longer than they had anticipated. The safety-flooring people were pleasant and completed the work to a high standard. 10/10 Excellent!

Educational Play Environments believe that utilising the outdoors as an extension of the classroom and creating an environment in which children can play and learn together or independently can significantly benefit their physical and mental ability, health and their social interaction.

For more information on EPE's range of Play Equipment and Outdoor Furniture, visit or call 0808 168 2032.

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