This is a list of all posts recently made onto the API website.


Proludic launch exciting new leisure brochure

Leading play and sports equipment manufacturer and Installer Proludic have launched an exciting new brochure focussed at the leisure market,…


35 Years of Play

  • Posted on Mar 26, 2019
  • BLOG

This year we’re celebrating 35 years of the Association of Play Industries.  Our trade association was originally formed to bring…


Playscheme goes from strength to strength with sales team expansion

Playscheme, the creator of bespoke play areas, is delighted to announce the appointment of Nick Chandler as Special Projects Manager.…


eibe Scores a (Galliford) Try!

Major Housing Developer, Galliford Try, is the latest property giant to introduce an eibe playspace into their newest estate. At…


An award-winning night at the BOFTAs for Playdale

Last night (Thursday 28th February) in Durham, Secretary of State for International Trade Dr Liam Fox MP presented Playdale’s MD…


A welcome £13m cash injection for parks, but it needs to be sustained

The Association of Play Industries (API), who uncovered the alarming decline in playgrounds in their Nowhere to Play report, has…


Timberplay scoop best Supplier award at NFAN Conference for the second year running

Timberplay were delighted to win the prestigious Best Supplier award at the 2019 NFAN Conference, held in Edinburgh last week.…


A crisis in childhood is happening every day, all around us.

The Children’s Play Policy Forum has today issued a policy statement identifying a crisis in childhood and calling for more children’s…


Kids’ screen time is an urgent public health issue. We must act now…

  • Posted on Jan 29, 2019
  • BLOG

Today’s media has featured two reports around screen time – that toddlers’ development is negatively affected by excessive screen time…


New report finds screens are displacing play as campaign calls for two-hour screen time guideline

A new report out today shows for the first time a strong link between recreational screen time and children’s inactivity,…