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Wicksteed has been providing exciting play equipment, plus sports and fitness equipment since 1918. With that sort of expertise, Wicksteed is the natural choice for designing, supplying and installing school outdoor learning environments.

How playtime can help children's learning
Wicksteed Playgrounds

How playtime can help children's learning

Posted on April 15, 2015 by Wicksteed Playgrounds

With constant publicity about the high obesity rate amongst our nation's youth, we know how important it is for children to be active to improve their health and physical wellbeing. What is often overlooked, however, is the importance of exercise in children's development and learning. While playtime might seem like a fun part of the day for children and a chance to escape the classroom, it is in fact, a vital part of the educational process.

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Wicksteed Playgrounds are on TV...again!
Wicksteed Playgrounds

Wicksteed Playgrounds are on TV...again!

Posted on March 4, 2015 by Wicksteed Playgrounds

Wicksteed Playgrounds will feature in the BBC1 programme, Watchdog Testhouse on 4th March at 11.45am. Our Sales Director, Stuart Wetherell discusses the history of Wicksteed, our first swings & slides and how we make playground equipment safe for children today. This all takes place in our factory in Kettering, where Wicksteed has produced playground equipment for over 90 years!

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