• Micro Pack (5 x 70L) Approx 350L
    £107.00
    £89.17 ex. VAT
  • 1 x Builders Bag Approx 700L
    £115.00
    £95.83 ex. VAT
  • Mini Pack (10 x 70L) Approx 700L
    £135.00
    £112.50 ex. VAT
  • 1 x Bulk Bag Approx 1000L
    £140.00
    £116.67 ex. VAT
  • 1 x XL Bag Approx 1200L
    £153.00
    £127.50 ex. VAT
  • Small Pack (15 x 70L) Approx 1050L
    £162.00
    £135.00 ex. VAT
  • Convenience Pack (20 x 70L) Approx 1400L
    £189.00
    £157.50 ex. VAT
  • Midi Pack (30 x 70L) Approx 2100L
    £246.00
    £205.00 ex. VAT
  • Value Pack (40 x 70L) Approx. 2800L
    £285.00
    £237.50 ex. VAT
  • Loose loads available for orders over 15M3 Please contact us to see how much you could save on a loose load.
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Hardwood Play Grade Chip

A great balance between appearance, durability and economy. Made from mixed sustainable hardwoods. A good choice for a busy outdoor play area.

Hardwood play grade chip is light to chestnut brown in colour and made from 100% british hardwoods.

It is a very popular choice in busy adventure play grounds and local authority installations due to its durability and cost; making this a great alternative to play bark.

This material is very easy to install and drains well.

Benefits:

  • Tested to BSEN 1177:1998 safety standard
  • Produced from 100% natural and environmentally friendly sources
  • Attractive appearance
  • Very hard wearing
  • Clean and non staining
  • Free draining and quick drying
  • Brown/ Nutty brown colour
  • Available in bulk loose loads and in bags
  • Ideal for heavily used play areas

Suggested depth for hardwood play grade woodchip

  • For domestic play usage 100-150mm is acceptable.
  • For commercial usage RoSPA (Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents) recommend 300mm minimum

 

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BSEN Certified Critical Fall Heights
100MM Depth 1.8m
200MM Depth 3.7m
300MM Depth 5.2m
Certification
BS EN 1177 Compliance Yes
BS EN 4790 Compliance Yes
FSC Regulated Yes
Availability
Bagged Yes
Loose Yes
Technical Information
British Sourced Yes
Bulk Density 270-340 Kg / m3
Durability 4-6 Years @ 350mm
Dust & Fines Minimal
Main Constituent Mixed Hardwood.
Particle Size 10-30mm
Settlement Factor 8%
Wood Content 100%
Hardwood Play Grade Chip Downloads
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Product Code: HWPGC
Availability: In Stock
147 reviews (4.8/5)  147 Reviews  
Peter from Saltburn-by-the-sea on 19/06/2022
147 reviews
Excellent in all respects. Delivery exactly to time. Service could not be bettered.
Kelly from Swansea on 06/06/2022
147 reviews
Amazing service and a fantastic product, highly reccomend
Martin from Bolsover on 06/06/2022
147 reviews
Excellent product driver very efficient
Martin from Bolsover on 06/06/2022
147 reviews
Excellent product driver very efficient
Martin from Bolsover on 06/06/2022
147 reviews
Excellent product driver very efficient
Pamela from Maidstone on 30/05/2022
147 reviews
Great service , super delivery
Timothy Peterson from Walton on Thames on 21/05/2022
147 reviews
all good thanks for the quick delivery
Sue Fisher from Totnes on 20/05/2022
147 reviews
Excellent product, just as described and perfect for the job. Brilliant company to deal with, so helpful and the best communication I have experienced.
Edward Parczuk from Canwick on 13/05/2022
147 reviews
Great service and product, delivery was as indicated and I am very happy with the product.
Mr N Scholes from Derby on 13/05/2022
147 reviews
Great product, the delivery driver was really helpful and dropped the pallet where I asked
Emyr Evans from Abergele on 12/05/2022
147 reviews
Good clean product bought to replace same item bought in 2018 for our domestic play area, which although degraded remained fairly clean. Great price and service from CPA horticulture. Trawled the Web for the best prices but kept coming back to them, which I'm glad I did. Highly recommended.
Stuart Choak from BRISTOL on 07/05/2022
147 reviews
Fantastically easy and reliable service. Struggled to find people with stock of playbark after the Easter Bank Holiday but as soon as I came across the CPA website, all my stresses were removed. Delivery on time and the product is perfect.
tim heiden from bath on 06/05/2022
147 reviews
very pleased with the play bark, durable, good size and colour Good delivery too
Roger from Letchworth on 02/05/2022
147 reviews
Excellent customer service, delivery as advertised and very good price. About to order a second load!
David from Weobley on 11/03/2022
147 reviews
Excellent quality. Delivery was very efficient, not the easiest place to find. We did ask for a small truck to deliver as we live down a narrow lane, they sent a 20 tonne truck. The driver managed to get it to our gate with a pallet truck and was very helpful. Would highly recommend the product.
Garry from Tamworth on 24/02/2022
147 reviews
I’ve purchased from this supplier on a few occasions now and the bark is excellent value for money and is very good quality also the whole transaction from ordering to delivery is excellent and nothing is to much trouble for them
Garry from Tamworth on 24/02/2022
147 reviews
Purchase bark from this supplier on a few occasions now it’s excellent quality and it service is fantastic you will not get better
Mark from Dorking on 29/01/2022
147 reviews
Good product speedy delivery
Joanna Doherty from Birmingham on 15/11/2021
147 reviews
We have ordered from CPA before and will continue to do so. Their service is very professional and delivery drivers have always been very friendly and helpful. We use these chippings for our hen runs and have found them excellent . With good hygiene practices they last for years . We also use it mulching around some perennial borders. Would absolutely recommend!
Joanna doherty from Birmingham on 15/11/2021
147 reviews
This is the second time we have ordered these chippings from the company and again, we were not disappointed. The service was excellent and delivery driver was very helpful in off loading bags to back door. This is a great product that we have used for several years in our covered chicken run and then moved old stuff into uncovered run. I have also used it for mulching around some perennial borders. Great product and will keep purchasing from CPA.
Jayne Connelly from Kinlochleven on 15/11/2021
147 reviews
Fantastic product, second time Ive ordered. Came palleted to the door. CPA are very helpful too. My only issue this time was that my pallet appeared to been speared by a fork truck and one of the bottom sacks was torn open spilling a lot of the content and making it harder to move without losing even more. Not sure if this was a delivery or supplier issue though.
Alan Lucas from Leatherhead on 24/10/2021
147 reviews
Ordered 40 x 70 litre bags, product arrived on day advised when purchased, found all subsequent notifications in Spam - thanks GMail - so communication was good even though I didn't receive them. Product arrived dry, pleasant delivery driver, very easy to move in bags to where required, some for chickens rest for garden, the hardwood lasts much longer than garden centre chippings and is inert sono thing growing on it. A repeat purchase from CPA, previously have bought in bulk bags from other suppliers these often arrived wet and half full so when you work it out the price in convenient bags is cheaper than some bulk bags. Pallet excellent for kindling too.
Julie Boyes from PLYMOUTH on 18/10/2021
147 reviews
Very good quality & sized chips, I use on my garden around my plants to keep weeds at bay. Delivered on the day requested, Driver very helpful.
Sophie from Northampton on 29/09/2021
147 reviews
We are very pleased with the quality of this hardwood chip to use as a floor covering in our polytunnel. Excellent customer service and helpful delivery driver. Highly recommend.
John from RAYLEIGH on 30/07/2021
147 reviews
Ordered the Hardwood Play Grade Chips on the recommendation of my son for topping up a camp fire/cooking area for our Scout group. Very pleased with product which was as advertised and was easy to spread out . It was delivered on time in handy bags which made moving it to site very easy. I will be ordering again when needed
Katie Williams from Haverhill on 12/07/2021
147 reviews
Delighted with the hardwood chippings. Have had bark before from CPA and both times excellent service, delivered on date and looks fantastic. Very pleased, will definitely use again.
Dean from Essex on 07/07/2021
147 reviews
Have to agree with all the 5star reviews, hardwood play chips were delivered on time in handy 70l bags, the product looks great and as advertised.
Dean from Essex on 07/07/2021
147 reviews
Have to agree with all the 5star reviews, hardwood play chips were delivered on time in handy 70l bags, the product looks great and as advertised.
Trevor elson from Dorset on 29/06/2021
147 reviews
Great service with a clean well packed pack of wood chip. Delivery was faultless.
Rachel from Warminster on 28/06/2021
147 reviews
Really happy with the speed of delivery and great quality product. Delivered earlier than planned which was a bonus!
Claire from St Austell on 24/06/2021
147 reviews
Good service, quick to fill order and deliver, kept me up to date with arrival dates/times and the product is good quality; I'd definitely order again.
Dan from Neath on 15/06/2021
147 reviews
Ordered online and chose individual bags for ease as I had to carry through house to top of garden. Arrived on the date I requested with friendliest delivery driver ever. He split the pallet with us and we all unloaded to the pavement. Bark chippings look fantastic and really good quality - very happy with product and customer service.
Steve Haynes from Holt on 09/06/2021
147 reviews
Great service, easy to order online. Delivery was quick and arrived on the stipulated date. 30 x 70L bags are so much easier to move to rear garden than hippo bags. The quality of the play grade chips are fantastic - nice colour and perfect sized chips. They have compressed down into a really nice path surrounding some raised vegetable beds. The price was great and the online calculator was exact. CPA are a nice company to use with good communication.
Peter from Leven on 15/05/2021
147 reviews
Quick and easy to order + one of only a few places which give the proper data sheets for the wood chip. Order was confirmed, delivery date was confirmed, delivery driver called ahead and turned up on the specified day, product was good quality... couldn’t ask for more!
Simon from Bournemouth on 12/05/2021
147 reviews
A first class product at a price that after a lot of searching was by far the lowest (and for a better product). Customer service was excellent and helped me decide which product to go for. Delivery was very prompt so all in all a perfect transaction, thank you CPA.
Paul Emanuel Milner from Sheringham on 07/05/2021
147 reviews
This my second purches and very satisfied. First time i was bark chipings this time on the advice of my gardner wood chippings. I buy a full pallet as this works out best value. In both case attractive single size chips with no "rubbishy" bits
David from Manchester on 08/04/2021
147 reviews
Chippings seem good quality. Easy to put down. Arrived on time. All good. Would buy from this co again.
Sam from Cullercoats on 07/04/2021
147 reviews
Really pleased with the wood chip. Looks great around the new playhouse. CPA were excellent after a first failed delivery on account of the street access being blocked. Delivered on second attempt without any issues.
Luke from Eastbourne on 30/03/2021
147 reviews
Very pleased with the hardwood chips - ordered 80 large bags delivered on two pallets. Driver was really helpful and went the extra mile to get the pallets as close to my back garden as possible in a tricky space. Woodchips also look great in a large kids play area, nice colour and don't smell like bark does, volume guide on website helpful too, I had plenty.
Nicola from Canterbury on 24/03/2021
147 reviews
Very pleased with the delivery of Hardwood chippings for the kid's play area. The 70 litre bags are easy to handle and not too heavy - and much more easier than trying to decant chippings from a bulk builders bag. The quality of the product was good and consistent. The result is a good even covering of chippings - looks great. The calculator is a must to make sure you buy the right amount.
W Sanders from Stroud on 20/03/2021
147 reviews
Third time ordering this product. Has lasted so well and stays looking good that we use it all over our garden and beds. Nice to walk on, good for the kids and cats, provides an amazing habitat for invertebrates, stops the weeds, absorbs the rain, stops us needing to water so much, looks great, lasts ages, doesn’t blow away like bark. What isn’t to like?
Kathleen Richardson from Lockerbie on 28/11/2020
147 reviews
Excellent product, was bought to put in the hen run as well as kids play area. Just what was needed to keep their feet clean in this wet muddy area.
Alastair Rees from Carmarthen on 02/11/2020
147 reviews
Good quality woodchip was delivered quickly and on the date it was promised, delivery driver placed the pallet where I asked him. Will use again, many thanks.
James from London on 15/10/2020
147 reviews
Exactly what I needed for the garden. Checked for delivery issues in advance as I live on a busy main road with a bus route. Quick responses on emails from both CPA & the logistics company and all went smoothly on the day. Very happy all round.
Eddie from Leven on 10/10/2020
147 reviews
Easy company to order from, good communication through emails. Delivered as expected.
Garry from Tamworth on 29/09/2020
147 reviews
Excellent service and product
Peter from Burnham-on-Sea on 16/08/2020
147 reviews
I bought the hard wood chippings to place under our laurel hedge. This is alongside the drive area on one side and a newly re-turfed lawn on the other side. In both cases there is an edging and so the chippings are contained. The end result looks excellent and hopefully will suppress the growth of weeds under the laurels. The ordering process was very straightforward and the delivery was on the designated day and the driver placed the palette of sacks where I required. All in all this was an excellent service and I would certainly not hesitate to order again from this company.
Liz L from Norwich on 07/08/2020
147 reviews
Excellent service and when there was a problem re delayed delivery we were told in plenty of time and the reason explained.
Sue from Ripon on 05/08/2020
147 reviews
Great quality , this is my second delivery . Looks good on the paths only veg plot
Mark from Southampton on 28/07/2020
147 reviews
Absolutely brilliant service - got some excellent advice on what would best suit our needs. Hardwood chips are perfect for our needs in the little play area in the back garden. Recommended both service and product (10/10!).
Brian Jillings from Lowestoft on 26/07/2020
147 reviews
Can always relie on quality products from CPA have used them on many occasions now and would highly recommend their hardwood chip you get exactly as described also get all my multipurpose compost and mushroom compost which is excellent I am so glad I found CPA
Paling from Oxford on 21/07/2020
147 reviews
Absolutely brilliant. Easy to order, reasonably cheap, looks good when in situ and the delivery driver couldn't have been more helpful. Highly recommended.
Ian Paling from Oxford on 21/07/2020
147 reviews
Absolutely brilliant. Easy to order, reasonably cheap, looks good when in situ and the delivery driver couldn't have been more helpful. Highly recommended.
CraigP from Bexhill-On-Sea on 01/07/2020
147 reviews
Excellent product, arrived on time and bought at a fair price. The bags were light enough to move easily round the garden - they hadn’t been stored in the rain as some are from other places!
CraigP from Bexhill-On-Sea on 01/07/2020
147 reviews
Excellent product. Bags contained dry hardwood so much lighter on delivery and was easier to spread. Excellent product a fair price, delivered on time.
CraigP from Bexhill-On-Sea on 01/07/2020
147 reviews
Hardwood chips delivered on time. All bags contained dry hardwood. This has been a difficulty with other suppliers when bags have been store outside and got wet. Easy to move and lay on beds. Very pleased, great product and a fair price.
Becky from Nottingham on 22/06/2020
147 reviews
Received our hardwood play chipping today, fantastic service and quality delivered on our desired day had 40x70L bags all in excellent condition and stacked securely would highly recommend and definitely be using this company again thank you!
Matt pearce from Redhill on 08/12/2019
147 reviews
Good product delivered on time, very helpful and polite delivery driver. Thanks.
Mike from Weymouth on 19/11/2019
147 reviews
Very good service from beginning to end I'm sure the chickens Will appreciate them when I get around to putting them down .also driver was very helpful and put the bag where i wanted it thanks
Cath from Sheffield on 19/11/2019
147 reviews
Excellent product, this the second time I’ve bought this wood chip for my chickens from CPA and have been very happy with the product and service. Being in bags makes it much easier to move to the back garden, and Palletways courier service, have been happy to take the pallet of bags down a long drive to where I wanted them on each occasion. Will buy again from CPA
David from Nortrhampton on 04/11/2019
147 reviews
Great product used for my grandkids play area.
Tom from Wigan on 25/10/2019
147 reviews
Quick delivery and a good price for bulk compared to anywhere else. Very easy to spread and very light when delivered dry.
Alan from Bookham on 16/10/2019
147 reviews
Delighted. Used as a mulch in garden and also in the chicken run. Purchased 40x70l bags which are easy enough to move and spread, excellent quality.and consistent through all the bags. Delivery via Palletways was excellent as always though maybe offering the book in option could be considered. I would buy from CPA Horticulture again. Delivery is of course on a pallet which has to be disposed of, seems such a waste to cut up and take to the dump.
Mark from St Andrews on 07/10/2019
147 reviews
This is the third year I've used CPA Horticulture for Hardwood woodchips and each year the process has been so easy and hassle free. The wood chips are excellent quality and make a huge difference to our chickens who seem so much happier when standing on a mountain of fresh woodchip than in the recreation of the Somme which the garden looked like before.
Robert Wilson from Crowle on 28/09/2019
147 reviews
Did what it said on the tin. How long the bark lasts, we'll see..
Robert Wilson from Crowle on 28/09/2019
147 reviews
Did what it said on the tin. How long the bark will last we'll see .. .
S Cole from St Florence on 01/07/2019
147 reviews
Great product, delivered within timescale agreed, we had 40x70l which made produce easy to spread. We will be ordering more no doubt!
Barfield from Stockbridge on 02/05/2019
147 reviews
Not scheduled for delivery until today. No indication when delivery will occur.
Rhys Davies from Lampeter on 30/04/2019
147 reviews
Great service delivered on time, good quality chip
Claire Newton from CHATTERIS on 21/04/2019
147 reviews
This is great wood chip, I use it for my chickens and also as a surface covering in my garden. the quality and price are excellent, delivery is fast and you are informed every step of the way, i would highly recommend!
phil from bristol on 31/03/2019
147 reviews
everything arrived ok although a few of my bags of wood chips were broken, the driver couldnt get his lorry up to my drive so dumped the pallet on a grass verge, he seemed apologetic that he couldnt get any closer, but i got the stuff that i ordered on the day i asked for.
Wendy willoughby from New Mills on 30/03/2019
147 reviews
Terrific stuff! Using it for the paths on my allotment. So pleased with the first load have ordered a second drop. Delivery on date and time.thank you.
Paul F from Halesowen on 11/03/2019
147 reviews
Excellent product, delivered on the arranged day.
Mark from St Andrews on 17/11/2018
147 reviews
Ordering was easy, delivery was on time and the wood chip is excellent. Very happy chickens no longer wading through mud every time it rains. Very satisfied and will order again. Especially appreciate the range of delivery options.
Delyse from lichfield on 29/10/2018
147 reviews
chucks and me love, no more slipping on mud or dirty eggs. delivered as said
JiA from Sherborne on 25/10/2018
147 reviews
Great customer service. Prompt delivery. Excellent product = happy hens!
JoA from Sherborne on 25/10/2018
147 reviews
Great customer service . Prompt delivery. Good product =happy hens. a6
JoA from Sherborne on 25/10/2018
147 reviews
Great customer service. Prompt delivery. Hardwood chips look gteat - just what I was expecting.
Angus from Northampton on 23/10/2018
147 reviews
Great product would definitely recommend.
Kevin from Glasgow on 19/10/2018
147 reviews
First class service and top marks to the driver for bringing it to my door.
Kevin from Glasgow on 19/10/2018
147 reviews
Excellent service, the driver was more than helpful and brought it to my door. Will definitely use this company again.
Katie from Bulkington on 08/10/2018
147 reviews
Ordered wood chip for my chickens to prevent them from getting muddy this winter. Service was perfect as was the delivery. I’ve now very happy chickens.
Katie from Bulkington on 08/10/2018
147 reviews
Purchased some hardwood chips (20x 70lt bags) for my chickens. I’m very happy with them as are the chickens... no more muddy feet for the winter. Perfect. Would order again from here in the future as service was great as was delivery.
Julia Jackson from Gloucestershire on 30/09/2018
147 reviews
Great service & product
Dawn Mead from Langport on 30/08/2018
147 reviews
Excellent service from order to delivery. The delivery driver was extremely helpful and went out of his way to deliver the very large 2000L sack where we wanted it. Would highly recommend.
Sara from Chester on 28/07/2018
147 reviews
The hard wood chips were perfect for our childrens play area. Good quailty and arrived on time with a pleasant service.
Jon from Bristol on 03/07/2018
147 reviews
Bought a couple of the value packs of the hardwood play chippings, delivery was exactly when requested with updates prior. Delivery driver arrived with two LARGE pallets stacked high with the 40l bags, which made them almost impossible for him to manoeuvre given there weight. It shouldn't have been a difficult drop for him, but it took a while and he was on his own. Maybe smaller pallets or less bags per pallet would be better (or a flatbed and grab?) Products fantastic, looks even better than expected when laid and a very accurate representation from the picture above. Early days but hopefully hard wearing and doesn't break down too quickly.
Dave Jeavons from Gloucester on 18/06/2018
147 reviews
So much nicer than chipped rubber pieces. Convenient methods of delivery too.
Stew from Lanark on 15/06/2018
147 reviews
I decided to cover my back garden with these chips for my chickens (You don't simultaneously have chickens 'and' grass!). They can scratch them all over the place to their delight and a light raking put them right back. Great product, great ordering experience both on the phone or online and delivery was hassle free. Thank you.
Chris c from Oxford on 14/06/2018
147 reviews
Great quality and great service
Chris C from Oxford on 14/06/2018
147 reviews
Great quality and great service
Kelvin Thorne from Fareham on 13/06/2018
147 reviews
It was quite clear to me having read the reviews that cpa-horticultural are a most professional Company. I had no doubts that the hardwood play clippings would be ideal for my needs. CPA did not disappoint. My very large bag (2000 litres) arrived on time and was delivered by a very thoughtful driver. I have no hesitation in recommending CPA and will be using their services again.
Rod Wilson from Cuddington on 31/05/2018
147 reviews
Had this product before and this batch not quite the same quality. Some of the chips had white paint on. Gave the impression some of it was old timber.
Benjamin Spicer from Cheltenham on 18/05/2018
147 reviews
Excellent product, packaged extremely well with no damaged bags and delivered promptly by the courier. The bark is for a play area I am constructing in our garden and it works fantastically well to soften the ground around play equipment and a trampoline and looks great.
Jane from Nr Wolverhampton on 10/05/2018
147 reviews
Really pleased with the product. Good quality and colour. The driver was very helpful and managed to manoeuvre the pallet close to where the wood chip was needed. Would certainly recommend and would definitely order again.
S Settle from Waterlooville on 26/04/2018
147 reviews
Would like to review but item hasn’t arrived on agreed day. Still waiting.
Lucy Brooks-Marchant from GILLINGHAM on 22/04/2018
147 reviews
Excellent, would recommend. Can pick delivery day, arrived early in the day could not ask for more. Lovely hardwood chip makes my chicken run look beautiful and of course the chickens live it.
Charles Goodall from Chard TA20 4QA on 17/04/2018
147 reviews
Excellent. I would like to point out in particular the Gregory delivery and the driver of the van (WG66 AAF) who went the extra mile to position the pallets to enable me to store the woodchip bags under cover. Please also pass on my thanks to him and Gregorys.
Patricia Jackson from Chelmsford on 17/04/2018
147 reviews
Good value, chickens love it so do I
Patricia Jackson from chelmsford on 17/04/2018
147 reviews
very good value, chickens love it, no more muddy feet for me or them.
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