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As a family run firm my mum, dad and I have been blessed with the opportunity to employ and work with an amazing group of people. It's with thanks to those people that Playscheme is what it is today.
Being Managing Director, my role is to oversee all departments of Playscheme and ensure that the company runs smoothly and progressively.
We are lucky enough to be able to design, build and install play equipment for children and adults alike. Since starting Playscheme we've built everything from a balance beam right through to 9m Towers and fire breathing Viking boats.
I started Playscheme with my son 25 years ago, working from my shed at home. Designs were drawn by hand and most of the equipment was handmade. Over the years we have grown and expanded into the company we are today. My role has changed from doing practically everything to specialising in sales and the running of the company. I’ve recently handed over the role of Managing Director to Steve.
The things I enjoy most about my job are my customers and the creative element from making and designing to inspiring imaginations. As a father I have found it a privilege to work with my son, which most people don’t get to experience. I’m proud of our family firm and family values.
I have been with Playscheme for 4 years. Every day brings a new challenge!
I’m head of design and quotations, I manage a small but ever expanding team of creative individuals to make sure that every school, nursery and play area gets an exciting design that meets all their requirements.
I started working at Playscheme in November 2010 and my role has evolved over the years. No two days are ever the same and I love the challenge of that.
I am usually the first person you will speak to at Playscheme and am involved with the projects at most stages – from processing the received order to off hiring site equipment.
Finance & Accounts
I have been working at Playscheme for 10 years.
My role at Playscheme is on the finance and accounts side, making sure all our suppliers are paid correctly and on time.
Special Projects Manager
I joined the Playscheme design team in September 2016. What I love about this role is that every single day is different, and brings a new challenge. My role is all about designing engaging and imaginative playgrounds along with helping out with the graphics that has come with our new branding. Everybody works as team here, which allows us to bounce ideas off each other to ensure your scheme is perfect!
I love the challenges Playscheme offer on a daily basis, we want to give the customer a unique and bespoke product. The spaces we work and build throw challenges at us all the time. But this is what I love, there’s no half measures and we nail it every time.
During my time at Playscheme I’ve moved from workshop production to production management in the office. This imbues me with the knowledge of the products we work with and the environment that works around it.
I joined Playscheme as a Playground Designer in January 2019. With over 4 years’ experience in the play industry I love working for a company with such a creative and unique approach to outdoor play; every design is different and tailor made to the client’s needs.
My Role is to create eye catching imaginative 3D designs, with supporting itemised quotations, to ensure our sales team have all the material they need to offer the best play solution for you.
Special Projects Manager
It’s my job to put innovative play solutions into the UK’s commercial sector. I’m using my knowledge and experience to open up new markets for Playscheme from airports to garden centres, motorway services to pubs, hospitals to car supermarkets.
I've been working with Playscheme since May 2017 - I love being part of the team!
I provide customer support and assist with the funding applications for our 'Awards for All' scheme. I ensure that each school or organisation receives an application they are completely happy with and that reflects their organisation honestly.
Workshop Managers Assistant
Working at Playscheme as a site manager, I oversee the installations of our amazing projects. I make sure that things run as smoothly as possible on site. Liaising with sub-contractors is also a part of my role, ensuring that Playscheme's efficiency and quality demands are adhered to.
I have been employed here for 8 years now and love the creativity and variety Playscheme offers. I still get that warm fuzzy feeling when a job is completed.
I've worked at Playscheme since 2005. Over my time here I have learnt so many skills from my collegues. I love problem solving and employing solutions to help build exciting and bespoke products that children will enjoy for years to come.
Being Workshop Manager is a rewarding role, one that I enjoy on a daily basis. I help ensure all equipment is built to our high standards and is ready to leave for site on time.
Maintenance & Inspections
Lead CNC operator and programmer
Site/Workshop Lead Joiner
Site/Workshop Lead Joiner