Behind the scenes at Sutcliffe Play


Upton based Sutcliffe Play, the UK’s first and only employee-owned playground equipment company, is holding its second Home Show exhibition following the success of its first event last year.

The Home Show exhibition will take place on 8-9 September 2014 at the company’s factory in Upton and will give customers a behind the scenes look at what makes the company tick, let them preview exciting new products and attend seminars led by leading play experts.

As part of the exhibition the company will be installing new play spaces around its factory allowing guests to see first-hand the play value Sutcliffe Play’s innovative equipment brings.

Martin Griffin, Managing Director of Sutcliffe Play comments:

We’ve organised the Home Show to provide customers with a unique insight into the design and manufacture process at Sutcliffe Play. It will allow us to showcase our knowledge and expertise in manufacturing, as well as strengthening our relationships with our valued customers.  We take pride in our work and we’re delighted to be opening the doors to customers from as far away as India and the USA.

During the two days Sutcliffe Play be holding factory tours, visits to local playgrounds and hosting a series of seminars.  Seminars include:

  • Tim Gill, one of the UK’s leading thinkers on childhood and author of  ’No Fear – Growing up in a Risk Averse Society’, will be presenting on ‘Evidence for Play’
  • Simon Carson, Sutcliffe Schools Education Sales Manager, willbe speaking on ‘Fundamental Movement Skills’
  • Tom Matthews, Sutcliffe Play Sales Director, will be touching on ‘Risk Benefit Analysis – Success!’

Martin concludes:

The Home Show is the perfect opportunity for Sutcliffe Play to ensure we are front of mind with all of our customers.  We believe it will place us in an excellent position to build on current relationships and help us to grow the company.

Seminar numbers are limited. If you would like to attend the Home Show please email or call 01977 653 200.

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