Playground Design

Play by Design prides itself on the ability to customise equipment to suit any project requirements. This can range from completely custom play structures through to customising standard play pieces. Play by Design works closely with the client and Kompan Design Studio to achieve iconic, innovative and unique play elements.

Concept Planning

Play by Design’s experience in landscape architecture, playground design and inclusive design can be well utilised to develop a concept plan for your project. We can provide design services up to a detailed concept plan for DA Application and construction. Fee’s for our design services are priced on a case by case circumstance and can be included in a total project cost to assist clients. Play by Design also liaise with industry bodies, certifiers and professionals to ensure that concept designs created are well considered for optimal success by children and users when built.

Our concept planning services include (but are not limited to):

  • Site Assessment and Planning
  • Concept Design
  • Equipment Specification
  • Hardworks Specification
  • Softfworks Specification
  • Planting Plan and Schedules
  • Budget Planning and Opinion of Probable Cost (OPC)
  • Independent Design Assessment


Our play consultants have a thorough understanding and a wealth of knowledge that is only gained through experience. This experience allows our team to assist and inform throughout the initial design/consultation process which permits the best possible outcome for each specific project.


Play by Design offers professional playground safety inspections, testing & certification services. Inspections are performed by fully trained and qualified Level 3 Playground Inspectors and can provide assessments and compliance audits as required.

Installation & Construction

Play by Design’s installation works are completed by certified playground installers who have over 10 years of experience. These installers are skilled (but not limited to) in the installation of play equipment, shade structures, park furniture, edging requirements and rubber surfaces. Play by Design ensures a high standard of workmanship and quality is achieved for all projects.


Play by Design has a belief in the continuation of safe playgrounds even after projects are complete. This is why we employ an efficient maintenance program ensuring the availability of spare parts to all projects. This allows Play by Design playgrounds to be kept in excellent working condition, always adhering to Australian Standards, maximising playground longevity and most importantly being a safe play environment for all.


Play by Design is experienced in installing shade structures to suit any specific project.