Samuel works closely with Alastair on design and construction of the play areas. With several years experince creating large scale DropSlide projects as well as smaller play areas for schools and councils across the South West. 

Barney looks after all the timber sourcing and handling, as well a running his own established tree surgery business: South West Lumberjacks. An expereinced arborist, sawyer and engineer and when that’s all done he manages site operations and project logistics.

Hannah looks after the project management, from proposal stage to final design preparation,  construction to site installation. Hannah also documents all our projects and when not taking portfolio pictures she helps to manage the office.


We are a family business over 30 years old led by Alastair and Melanie Guy. We bring together a unique set of skills, knowledge, creativity and extensive expertise in the natural play industry.

Alastair Guy has a nautical and boat building background. He is an acknowledged specialist in play concept and compliance with children's play safety guidelines. He has extensive experience in timber construction.

Melanie Guy is works on bespoke play area design proposals. With a background as an artist, sculptor and teacher, she brings artistic vision and design understanding to the play concept briefs and projects.