Northamptonshire-based playground specialists, Timotay Playscapes have been awarded two gold awards for their entries for Stanwick Lakes (Family Attraction in Northamptonshire) and Westbrook Hay (Independent School).
The APL (Association of Professional Landscapers) Awards 2021 recognise landscaping projects that show technical and horticultural excellence, and which show attention to detail, technical excellence and an overall level of quality. This year 45 companies with 73 projects made it to the finals which took place virtually on Friday 12th March
Timotay Playscapes has been established since 1987 and employ a team of 70, and are based in Wollaston, Northamptonshire and Podington, Bedfordshire. Timotay Playscapes believe that every child has the right to play, and they believe that wooden playground equipment creates a different and new aspect to natural play.
Stanwick Lakes, which is one of the settings which was awarded a gold award is a countryside family attraction and nature reserve set on 750 acres in Northamptonshire and welcomes over 300,000 visitors each year. The setting has made a significant investment in the site in terms of playground and adventure facilities at the site. The playground design and build have created an inclusive playspace, that provides hours of fun for visitors.
Westbrook Hay Prep School is the other setting which was awarded a gold award, is an Independent School situated in Hertfordshire, and prides itself for excellent academic standards and providing an all-inclusive community, and this latest investment allows children to learn and play outdoors in high quality and inclusive environment that has been designed and built to help children to connect with natural environments
Timotay Playscapes are extremely proud to have received these prestigious awards, and this is through their incredible teams who show tremendous dedication, expertise and hard work! The APL Awards (Association of Professional Landscapers) showcase and select leaders within the landscaping arena, where the design and final project demonstrates the quality and a superior final project.
Stuart Humphrey, Director “We are extremely proud to have received the two gold awards at the 2021 APL awards and be recognised for our hard work, passion and dedication to the playground and landscape industry. Our entire team work tirelessly to deliver inspirational outdoor spaces”
Here is the Stanwick Lakes Gold Award playground: