Play Areas for Architects / Designers

From planning to installation; Wicksteed will work with Landscape Architects and Designers to build great play equipment as well as sports and fitness equipment. We can cater to different needs; we can work with you to create effective and attractive play equipment.

  • Award-winning solutions

    With unsurpassed knowledge and understanding of all that play encompasses and over 90 years’ of experience in play design to draw on, Wicksteed has the solution for every element of play provision with our award-winning designs, customer service and environmental policy. We can work with Architects and Designers in order to incorporate their specific ideas for playground and product designs and can incorporate original landscaping to provide the complete package.

  • Ultimate play provision

    Wicksteed provides everything required for the ultimate play facilities. From the planning process right through to designing and constructing bespoke products and unique play spaces, Wicksteed delivers.

    We have a clear understanding of play types to accommodate children’s social, physical, intellectual, creative and educational needs and ensure these are incorporated into our play area designs.

  • Inclusion by design

    Wicksteed prides inself on its sensitive and insightful apprach to playground designs in order to encourage able and less able children alike to play together and stretch their abilities.

  • Creative teamwork

    Wicksteed’s team of experienced landscape, graphic and product designers ensures inspirational playground designs are delivered, together with exciting and challenging products. Whether sustainable wood or tough steel is used in the design and manufacturing process, Wicksteed’s creative team has a wealth of innovative products and ideas to share.

  • Stretching imaginations

    Children use their imaginations to create new adventures when they play and they can naturally turn what may appear to be simple mounds, rocks or trees into dens or exciting adventure areas. The addition of structured play components creates a heightened stimulus for them.

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Playground Design

Wicksteed's in-house design facility is probably the most advanced in the industry, but it's the experience and creativity of our innovative play area designers that guarantee the ideal solution. Our design and sales teams are not only trained in all...

Product Design

Wicksteed prides itself in its design creativity in order to produce inspirational outdoor playground equipment, whilst always ensuring their conformance to the European Safety Standard for Playground Equipment - EN1176.   Bespoke Service Wicksteed designs and manufactures in the UK,...

Meet The Team

We wouldn’t be Wicksteed without our amazing bunch of Playground Area Sales Managers! From Lands’ End to John O’Groats, our expert sales team have it covered. Our Wicksteed Sales Team members are committed to providing innovative playground ideas and concepts,...

Playground Installation

Playground equipment is only as safe as its installation. We have a nationwide installation service using experienced personnel trained in the appropriate British and European safety standards. Wicksteed has accreditation to CHAS, CONSTRUCTIONLINE, EXOR AND SMAS WORKSAFE and is also...

Playground Inspection

Wicksteed employs Inspection Engineers throughout the UK who are members of the Register of Play Inspectors International Limited (RPII). One of these Inspectors will check all your playground equipment and submit a written report with recommendations for any necessary maintenance...

Parts & Accessories

Parts that are subject to constant movement will eventually show signs of wear over time, or determined vandals will unfortunately cause damage, and although all our products are designed to give long service, inevitably spares will be required. It is...


Wicksteed manufactures to order and has a colour choice of Black, Light Blue, Grey, Brown, Light Green, Dark Green, Red and Yellow for all our steelwork. Wicksteed also offers a unique bespoke "Special Palette" service, which allows customers to select a colour-coordinated playground...

Check List

No-one but Wicksteed offers you all this. Safety testing Children's safety is Wicksteed's first priority and we have always led the industry in the independent testing of playground equipment to the EN 1176 Safety Standard. Don't rely on assurance of...

Playground Surfaces

Wet Pour Playground Surfacing Wet Pour Rubber Safety Surfacing is suitable for all playground equipment where impact absorbent playground surfacing is a requirement, up to the appropriate Maximum Free Fall Height. It can be used around complex configurations of playground...

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