Meticulously designed for safety and precision, our swings provide an elevated experience, while our slides offer thrilling descents. Transform outdoor play into an engaging adventure, ensuring endless hours of enjoyment for children of all ages. Explore our collection now and bring the essence of play to your space with AMV Playgrounds.
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Enhancing child development with playground slides and swings

Playground slides and swings are much more than a source of fun for children. They are integral to developmental play, offering a range of benefits that contribute significantly to children's physical, sensory, social, emotional, and cognitive development.

Slides and swings are classic pieces of playground equipment that can be found in almost every outdoor space in schools and nurseries across the UK.

Headteachers and purchasing managers appreciate the fact they are simpler pieces of equipment to source, buy and install in a playground space. And with the range of materials, designs and product varieties available there is a wide range to choose from to enhance any playground space.

Here at AMV Playgrounds, we are proud to have been in business for over 35 years and are one of the longest established manufacturers within the UK playground equipment and outdoor sports industry.

Slides and Swings

Benefits of playground slides and swings

Playground slides and swings offer numerous benefits for children's physical, social, and emotional development.

These classic playground equipment pieces provide a fun and engaging way for children to stay active and healthy while also promoting important skills such as balance, coordination, and spatial awareness.

Physical activities for children

One of the key benefits of playground slides and swings is the opportunity for children to engage in physical activity.

Slides provide a thrilling experience as children climb to the top and slide down, engaging their muscles and improving their overall fitness.

Swings, on the other hand, allow children to swing back and forth, building strength in their arms and legs. Both activities help children develop gross motor skills and coordination, which are essential for their overall physical development.

Social benefits for children

In addition to physical benefits, playground slides and swings also offer social benefits for children. These equipment pieces provide opportunities for children to interact with their peers, take turns, and engage in cooperative play.

Swings, in particular, encourage children to work together to push each other and take turns swinging, fostering important social skills such as communication and teamwork.

Improved children’s emotional well-being

Furthermore, playground slides and swings can also have a positive impact on children's emotional well-being. The sense of accomplishment and joy that children experience when successfully climbing to the top of a slide or swinging high in the air can boost their self-confidence and self-esteem.

These activities also provide a sense of freedom and independence, allowing children to explore their physical abilities and push their boundaries in a safe and controlled environment.

Safety and durability considerations

It is crucial that slides, swings, and all playground equipment comply to safety standards to minimise the risk of accidents and injuries. These standards encompass a range of considerations, including material selection, the spacing between equipment, the height of structures, and the type of surfacing beneath them.

Our swings, slides and playground equipment undergo meticulous testing for strength, stability, and durability. We ensure that all our playground equipment is constructed with high-quality materials that can withstand the regular use/play and also the elements.

Safety features, such as soft landing surfaces, rounded edges, and secure handrails and barriers, are integral to our designs, ensuring that children can play freely and safely.

We use the highest quality materials in every playground furniture piece, including galvanised steel, high density plastics, and treated woods, to ensure it stands regular use and the test of time.

All our playground equipment is made in our UK-based factory, by skilled tradesmen, and comes with an extensive 25-year warranty against rust and corrosion.

Popular playground slides and swings

Madera Swing Combination

The Madera Swing Combination unit is a popular choice for head teachers and purchasing managers. It features two regular swing seats as well as a black basket with chains, enabling at least three children to swing at the same time.

Madera Swing Combination

It is manufactured from stainless steel therefore is highly durable and offers excellent resistance against the elements.

Madera Slide

Another from the Madera Collection, the Madera Slide is a modern design and manufactured from stainless steel, offering excellent durability and longevity for your playground.

Madera Slide

Because of its size, older children can climb the steps themselves and slide down, and smaller children can safely climb with assistance from an adult.

Bambino Swirl

The Bambino Swirl is a popular choice for nurseries and primary schools for early years pupils. It features a round seat attached to a chain, where children can swing and sway safely. And thanks to the special turning mechanism, the chain will not wind up.

The Bambino Swirl comes standard with red EPDM on the seat.

Bambino Swirl

Why buy your slides and swings from AMV Playgrounds?

AMV Playgrounds has over 35 years of experience within the school playground equipment sector, and we prioritise safety, inclusivity, and sustainability in our equipment. This ensures that our playgrounds are not only fun and engaging but also safe and accessible to every child.

We have an uncompromising commitment to the very highest standards of quality in the design and construction of school canopies. Our playground equipment is made in our UK-based factory, by skilled tradesmen, and come with an extensive 25-year warranty against rust and corrosion.

We understand the critical role that headteachers and purchasing managers play in shaping the educational landscapes of their schools. We also work closely with architects, main contractors, and sub-contractors who are working on educational projects.

So whether you work at a school or you are working on a school project in any capacity, we are here to help. Our team will help with playground equipment recommendations, technical advice, materials selection, equipment designs to suit your specific school and much more.

Our range of playground slides and swings are designed to aesthetically enhance your school playground environment, while also provide additional functionality and durability where they stand the test of time and prove to be a sound investment.

We are here to help realise your vision of a better playground environment for your school’s children.

Contact our team today on telephone 01704 898 919, email, or view the product selections above.