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About Us

Welcome to Online Playgrounds - where imagination comes to life! We are an independent, family-owned company, which has been designing, manufacturing and installing unique outdoor play and fitness equipment since 1992. In addition, we are the leading independent parts supplier in the industry, supplying spares for all major playground brands.

Since our company formed over 25 years ago, our team has been designing new wooden playground equipment, fitness trails and trim trails, as well as being a leading distributor of maintenance-free steel play and outdoor gym equipment.

Fully Compliant Playground Products

All of our products comply with the current safety standards. They are independently inspected after installation to ensure compliance with EN1176, EN1177 and EN16630 and the regulations set out in them.

Headquarters

Here at our Head Office in Christchurch, Cambridgeshire, we are proud to be a British manufacturer and exporter of Safalog™ wooden playground and fitness trail equipment.

Our products include seesaws, swings, themed tower units, sandboxes, and aerial cableways. These and much more can all be found on our products pages.

An in-house Design Team is also available to ensure we can make your dreams and projects a reality.

Playground Spare Parts Service

We also provide a full multi-brand spare parts service, operational inspections, maintenance service and everything you need to ensure your playgrounds are safe and open to your community.

What’s more, the Installation and Maintenance Teams are all employed directly by Online Playgrounds, ensuring you of our clear and direct responsibility for every project we undertake.

Our Customers Past and Present

Whether you are a Town, Borough, District or Parish Council overseeing your local authority parks or play areas, or a school, academy, college or university offering fitness or playground equipment to your students, you’re sure to find the product or service to suit your needs. Why not check out our Case Studies and Design Ideas to see some of our projects?

Our fitness trail stations have been installed countrywide and can be found at many MOD facilities throughout the UK. Our product range also includes various street furniture, fencing, steel fitness equipment and safety surfacing.

We often supply unique projects, such as the Commonwealth Games with Grasslok mats for the Lawn Bowls event, Climbing Strops for Brunel’s former passenger Steamship SS Great Britain, exports to the United Arab Emirates, Play Parks for Tesco, and, more uniquely, a double swing for a couple in Spain to sit in whilst getting married!

Free Design & Consultancy

We design, manufacture, supply and install quality playground and outdoor fitness equipment and associated components.

  • Heritage Heritage

    Online Playgrounds is based on the family Heritage, from agriculture in 1830 to manufacturing outdoor leisure products today. Trading for many years as Fenland Leisure Products, we have recently decided to merge the two successful sides of our business under the Online Playgrounds umbrella. However, business sustainability, quality products, customer feedback and repeat business are still at the very heart of our business.

  • Product Design Product Design

    From product concept to project design, this is all handled by our in-house design team. We are constantly refining our products, not just to comply with new regulations, but to improve our products by incorporating advances in materials and technology to meet our ever-changing customer requirements. Whatever you are looking for, we can help turn your ideas into reality.

  • Production Production

    All our products are manufactured on-site using traditionally skilled craftsmen whilst utilising the latest technology available. Using CNC wood production machinery driven directly from our CAD software guarantees a quality product time after time - ensuring you of precision manufactured components in your chosen playground equipment.

  • Installation Installation

    We offer a full installation solution with all directly employed staff. Our in-house managed installation team have years of dedicated knowledge of our products and the expertise to ensure your new playground is constructed to the required safety standards and on time. On completion of your new playground, an independent post-installation inspection can be arranged to reassure you that our products and services have been delivered to the latest standards of compliance.

  • Quality Material Quality Material

    By using only the highest quality timber, we have developed Safalog™, a natural, recyclable, split-resistant product - providing us with the confidence to guarantee our products for a minimum of 15 years. Safalog™ is an engineered long structural glue-laminated beam constructed from PEFC-certified slow-grown Bavarian softwood. Once fully machined, our Safalog™ is pressure-treated with ACQ, providing a long-lasting, low-maintenance product.

  • Quality Control Quality Control

    With Online Playgrounds and our philosophy, quality is second nature and within our control. With over 60,000 square feet of factory space, warehouses and offices in Christchurch, Cambridgeshire, we have a team of people monitoring all our processes.

    Everything from product design, manufacturing, warehousing for our spares and parts service and installation operations are managed from our HQ - ensuring we have quality control in all that we do.