Send us your pupils' designs and ideas and we will bring them to life!

We're passionate about creating outdoor equipment that will stimulate the imagination and enrich the lives of children. What better way than to bring their own ideas and drawings to life! 

Your unique creations can even be named after your school if you wish.  We can also engrave your school name or a child's winning design depending on the item.

It's a simple 6 steps to achieve an outdoor area at your school that your pupils will love! 




1. Your Enquiry - Call, email us or complete our webform.


3. Create and develop your playground - We'll even create a 3D visual!

2. Free site survey and consultation - We find out exactly what your needs are.


4. Placing your order - It's fast, easy & yes, we do take credit cards! 


5. Manufactured in our
UK factory - Our design and manufacturing teams take pride in what they do.


6. Installation by AEL staff - All our teams are DBS (CRB) checked and we provide instructions and training.

‘Outdoor For Schools’ boasts its own in-house design, manufacturing and installation teams.

They devote their expertise and experience into creating, building and installing bespoke, tailor made playground equipment that children will love and enjoy using.

Don’t see what you want on our website from our standard range?... Whether you need inspiration or have in mind exactly what you want, we will bring your ideas to life with the help of our school sales consultants and our experienced school CAD design team.

Our ability to create bespoke outdoor school items is unlimited. Whether you would like a wooden friendship bench with your school emblem engraved on it, fancy creating your own bespoke play equipment or would like an outdoor forest-school table, we will be able to help. We are able to create tailor-made playground chairs, tables, benches, play equipment, storage, planters and more…

We can manufacture tailor-made items from both sustainably sourced timber and all-weather recycled materials in a range of colours, sizes and finishes. The choice is yours!

A wide open space to fill?…

You may simply have an open space to fill... Our free consultation service will help you decide what you want to achieve. Our CAD designers will then create a selection of design proposals to show you how we transform your space into an area that children and teachers will love!

Our Passion…

Creating and Installing Outdoor Spaces To Stimulate Learning and Play

We have our own in-house installation team to ensure that your project goes smoothly from design, manufacture and through to installation. Our skilled installation teams are DBS (CRB) checked and experts in ensuring that your ideas are brought to life from plan to finished product!

Our installation teams are familiar with using both natural wooden and environmentally friendly all-weather materials for play equipment and furniture, can install safety surfaces and also carry out ground works to create your own special outdoor space.

So, whether you prefer traditional or contemporary furniture and playground equipment, we can help. Our teams are creative, imaginative and passionate about what we do to ensure we provide the very best tailor made outdoor solution for your school.

  • All of our play equipment is designed, manufactured and installed to meet European Safety Standards BS EN 1176
  • We are compliant to BS EN 1177 safety standards for safety surfaces
  • All our designers, installers and marketing and sales teams are DBS (CRB) checked
  • We are a ROSPA member
  • We have our own UK factory where we manufacture our school play equipment and furniture
  • We do not outsource
  • We offer quantified guarantees on our materials and workmanship

Our experienced team of school playground inspectors will visit your school site and prepare a detailed report on the condition of your play equipment and playground furniture.

We will highlight and prioritise any issues related to compliance within European standards EN1176 and EN1177. To demonstrate due diligence, it is recommended that in addition to your own regular inspections, your play equipment is inspected annually by an external independent expert.

We offer our inspection and maintenance service irrespective of whether your equipment was manufactured and installed by us or not.

We also maintain safety surfacing whether it is wet pour, bark or grass matting.

We are an accredited contractor by CHAS, Safe Contractor and we are a member of ROSPA.


Norwood Green School

EYFS and KS1 Sensory Play Area
A repeat customer for us, Norwood Green Infant and Nursery School, located in Norwood, London