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Playground Safety Guidelines. Prepared for the Department of Education and Science and the Welsh Office by the National Child-ren's Play and Recreation Unit, 359-361 Euston Road, London NW1 3AL. Tel: 0171 383 5455.

Playground Surfaces, National Play Information Centre Information Sheet 2, Address as above.

Every Child Deserves a Place to Play; NPFA Cost Guide 1995. Includes budget costing on children's play facilities with lists of suppliers and manufacturers.

National Playing Fields Association, 25 Ovington Square, London SW3 1LQ. Tel: 0171 584 6445.

NPFA Recommendations on standards for playground equipment and impact absorbing surfacing on children's playgrounds, 1990. Address as above.


Most of these organisations also supply literature Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), Cannon House, The Priory, Queensway, Birmingham B4 6BS.

Tel: 0121 200 2461

British Standards Institution, 2 Park Street, London W1A 2BS.

Tel: 0171 629 9000

Learning Through Landscapes, Southside Offices, The Law Courts, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9DL. Tel: 01962 846258

Safety in Playground Action Group. Secretary: Mrs Patsy Lawler, 85 Dalston Drive, Didsbury, Manchester M20 5LQ.

Tel: 0161 434 7325

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