The UK's leading timber outdoor play equipment manufacturer and supplier

Play Equipment Supply & Installation

Hand Made Places is one of the UK’s leading timber play equipment companies. Based in North Staffordshire, we design, manufacture and install a wide range of bespoke active, imaginative and sensory play equipment for children's outdoor play areas. From school playgrounds to community parks, holiday sites and shopping centre attractions, Hand Made Places creates inclusive outdoor play experiences to remember.

We are committed to producing innovative, safe and durable play equipment with a focus very much on fun. The installation of an exciting and engaging playground also has a positive impact on learning and development. From our 10,000 sq ft timber production facility, we develop and craft a wide range of climbing frames and play units, challenging trim trails, outdoor classrooms, playground furniture and bespoke play equipment which users of all abilities can access and enjoy.

At the heart of our manufacturing process is a commitment to sustainability, producing long-lasting playground & park equipment using the latest technology to save energy, cut carbon emissions and manage waste. Our play equipment range has been crafted to offer exceptional play value. All of our products are designed to captivate the imagination and nurture social and physical development, as well as encourage everyone to get outside and play.

Our Process

Fancy purchasing some Hand Made Places play equipment? We have a simple process to take you from planning to playing in five easy steps:

Our Services

Hand Made Places offer unique playground solutions, providing a range of valuable services which help and guide our clients through every aspect of their project.

Our Brochures

View our extensive range of brochures online.

Full Product Brochure 2023/24

Primary Schools Brochure

Primary School & EYFS Brochure

Who are Hand Made Places?

Hand Made Places is one of the UK’s leading timber playground equipment suppliers. Based in North Staffordshire, we design, manufacture and install a wide range of active, imaginative and sensory play equipment.

From school playgrounds to community parks, holiday site play areas to shopping centre attractions, Hand Made Places creates inclusive outdoor play experiences to remember.

We are committed to producing innovative, safe and durable playground equipment with a focus very much on fun. The installation of an exciting and engaging playground also has a positive impact on learning and development.

From our 10,000 sq ft timber production facility, we develop and craft a wide range of climbing frames and play units, challenging trim trails, outdoor classrooms, playground furniture and playground products which users of all abilities can access and enjoy.

At the heart of our manufacturing process is a commitment to sustainability, producing long-lasting playground equipment using the latest technology to save energy, cut carbon emissions and manage waste.

Our playground equipment range has been crafted to offer exceptional play value. All of our products are designed to captivate the imagination and nurture social and physical development, as well as encourage everyone to get outside and play.

Our Guarantees

Our equipment comes with a 10 year Timber Guarantee, 20 year Extended Life Guarantee and 5 year Surfacing Guarantee as standard. 

Work with us to design your playground

Fancy purchasing some commercial play equipment? We have a simple process to take you from planning to playing in five easy steps:

Featured Case Studies

Hand Made Places recently completed a project for Fairisle Junior School. They were looking to revamp their outdoor play area so it would cater to their diverse student body...

At Hand Made Places, we believe in the power to inspire, educate and ignite imagination. In collaboration with Overton Primary School, we created a tailor-made playground...

We work to make our clients’ most ambitious playground adventures come true – and at Stroud Green Primary School it was the pupils who set the design brief...

The Wandle Learning Trust was able to marry its vision with the values delivered by Hand Made Places to commission the successful transformation...

Break times have never been so much fun at Northlands Primary School. Two amazing play areas have been designed, built and installed by Hand Made Places...

Ross-on-Wye’s skyline has formed the inspiration for new community facilities at a residential development. The iconic St Mary’s Church spire is reflected...

Our Brochures

View our extensive range of brochures online. 

Full Product Brochure 2024/2025

Trim Trails & Climbing Frames Mini Brochure

Primary Education Bi-fold Leaflet


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