Richard Sewell - RPII Annual Inspector

Areas of Expertise

Outdoor Play Areas


RPII Inspector of Outdoor Playground Equipment


Annual & Post Installation Inspections throughout the United Kingdom


A long long time ago, back in 1982, Richard joined Wicksteed Leisure as an Area Sales Manager. It was there that he learned he had a passion for children’s play grounds which would only grow and develop over the years. After some years he joined HAGS Play as an Area Sales Manager where he gained the Btech Award for Playground design and maintenance.Richard then returned to Wicksteed as Contracts Manager before joining The Play Inspection Company in 2015.

Richard has been involved in every aspect of children’s play for nearly all his working life. Before joining the play industry he was once a Policeman.

Hobbies / Interests

Richard has been married for 30 years, he has two grown up children; one is a Teacher and the other is an Architect, his wife is a Classroom Assistant. When not on a playground Richard can be found playing one of his 14 guitars or sitting by a lake waiting for a fish to ruin a good book.

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

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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