Jon Dalton - Managing Director

Areas of Expertise

Indoor Soft Play Areas
Outdoor Play Areas


RPII Registered Annual Outdoor Inspector
RPII Indoor Soft Play Inspector
RPII Members Representative Director
RPII Routine, Operational & Annual Level Trainer & Examiner


Sales & Marketing
Training of Routine & Operational Inspectors
Accident Reports
Expert Witness


In 2009 Jon qualified as an Annual Inspector of Fully Enclosed Playground Equipment and in 2010 he qualified as an Annual Inspector of Outdoor Playgrounds. He was also elected as the Members Representative Director of the RPII (Register of Play Inspectors International) in 2010, and now sits on the current board of RPII Directors as their Marketing & Communications Director. Jon is also approved by the RPII to train & examine both Routine, Operational & Annual Inspectors of both Indoor and Outdoor Inspectors.

Jon's role at the Play Inspection Company covers the whole of the UK, developing new relationships as well as working with our existing clients. Jon's main task is to ensure that all of our clients are happy with the service that we are providing, as well as finding new ways that we may be able to improve our service to meet with our client’s needs.

Prior to the Play Inspection Company Jon spent 4 years at Playdale Playgrounds Ltd where he was awarded 'Salesman of the Year' in 2006. Before this Jon qualified as a Quantity Surveyor, working for one of the largest housebuilders in the UK; McCarthy & Stone Ltd. Both of these roles enabled Jon to gain a in-depth understanding of the various aspects of the construction and playground industries.

Hobbies / Interests

Jon is a keen athlete and spends most of his spare time racing in events all over the country. In the past year he has entered numerous duathlons, 10K's and half marathons.

  • Family
  • Running
  • Mountain Biking
  • Squash
  • Pubs!

If you would like to speak or meet with Jon, then please call us on the Head Office telephone number at the top of this page or post an enquiry through the Contact page.

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News & Events

Jon Dalton appointed Managing Director of the Play Inspection Company

The Play Inspection Company are pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Dalton as Managing Director with immediate effect. Keith Dalton has immensely enjoyed his 30-year career within the play industry and will now step aside to become Chairman & CEO.

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Parents fury as councils close playgrounds

Councils have been accused of heavy-handed approach to lockdown measures by closing playgrounds...

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RPII Routine Inspector Course - October 2020

The Play Inspection Company will be running a Routine Inspectors one day Training Course at our Head Office in Poole, Dorset on the Thursday 22nd October 2020

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