Pine Play Bark

Promote play and avoid accidents, with play bark surfacing from Groundshield Bark.

Designed to safely cushion falls from roundabouts, slides, swings and climbing frames, our high-quality pine bark is certified to British standards and RoSPA guidelines.

It’s perfect for play parks, gardens and footpaths; protecting young adventurers while maintaining the natural beauty of your outdoor space.

At Groundshield Bark, all our bark products are developed with zero waste; and if you’re based within 10 miles of the Romsey area, we’ll deliver your order for free.

Whatever your requirements, we can provide a complete delivery solution
Choose any quantity from a standard 700-litre large bulk industrial bag to large 40,000-litre, 60,000-litre and even 90,000-litre trailer/tipper loads - whatever your requirements, we can provide a complete delivery solution.

Not sure how much play bark you’ll need?
Take a look at our calculator tool below, or call Groundshield Bark on  02380 860814 or 07983 355454 to discuss your requirements today.Playbark

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Pine Play Bark Technical Specifications
Pine Play bark 25mm - 60mm
  • High-quality play grade pine bark
  • Loose impact absorbing surface (LIAS)
  • Less than 5% white wood, minimum dust and fines
  • 25mm to 60mm average particle size
  • 15% settlement factor (depth reduction after settlement)
  • Sustainable timber sources
  • Fire tested to BS EN 4790: 1997 standards
  • Tested to BS EN 1177: 2008 standards for playground equipment
  • Approved by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
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Play Bark Calculator

Find out how much play bark you’ll need for your playground or park space with our handy calculator tool.

Simply fill in the length, width and depth of the area you’re looking to cover, then click the Calculate button for an instant volume estimate in cubic meters (m3) and litres.


RoSPA Play Bark testDownload and read our Play grade barks certified to BS EN 1177: 2008 standarded...

For complete peace of mind, Groundshield Bark’s play bark has been fully tested by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents to ensure it meets BS EN 1177: 2008 quality standards.

Take a look at the RoSPA test report here - and for more information about our play bark or any of our other bark and mulch products, call us on 02380 860814 or 07983 355454 today.

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RoSPA Tested Play Bark

Our Play bark is certified to BS EN 1177: 2008 standards has been tested by RoSPA.

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