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Quality Playground Equipment Made In the UK

July 23, 2020

Choosing the right play company for you can be a bit of a minefield at the best of times but during this period of uncertainty, it can be especially trying. Now more than ever it is important to choose a quality playground equipment manufacturer you can trust.

Over 100 years of play

Wicksteed Playgrounds has been manufacturing and supplying quality playground equipment for over 100 years and in that time the company has survived two world wars, recessions and today Wicksteed is in a great position to weather the storm caused by Corona Virus. Wicksteed’s experience in the play industry is unrivalled and the company prides itself on quality, UK manufactured play products that are guaranteed to put smiles on all children’s faces. From playground staples such as swings and slides to its range of inclusive play products, Wicksteed have you covered. The company has been based at the same premises in Kettering, Northamptonshire since 1876 and its midlands location means easy access to spares and parts for all our customers.

Old Wicksteed Catalogue
Old Wicksteed Catalogue from 1926

FREE Playground Design & Consultation

You don’t have to imagine what your new playground will look like. Wicksteed offers FREE play area design and consultation to help turn your ideas into reality. Wicksteed has one of the play industries most advanced in house design teams and our team of expert Area Sales Managers will be there to help every step of the way. As part of our free no-obligation design service, all of our customers can receive a 2D plan and a 3D render of their new play project.

Wicksteed 3D Render
Example of a Wicksteed 3D render

Extensive Guarantees

Wicksteed is so confident in the quality of its UK manufactured play products that it is able to offer industry-leading guarantees on all of its sports, play and leisure equipment. There are many Wicksteed play products manufactured in the ’40s and ’50s that are still in full working order today. You might even have some in your park. Today all of Wicksteed’s play products are manufactured to the same high standards set by Charles Wicksteed over 100 years ago. The company’s product range may have changed over time but alongside its innovative play equipment ranges such as Matrix and XS, Wicksteed still continues to sell many of its well-loved playground classics such as the Rocking Horse, See-Saw and the newly re-introduced Witches Hat.

Children playing on a Wicksteed Rocking Horse
Wicksteed Rocking Horse
Kelso play area site photo
The awe-inspiring twin Matrix unit at Kelso, Scotland

Get in touch today and let Wicksteed make your playground ideas a reality!

Written by: Andy Prentice
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